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Virtual Workshop on Health & Hygiene Preventive Measures
June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 18 @ 11:00 am
Academic from the Paediatrics Department of RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) received certificates of appreciation from Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Timur Laut (PPDTL) for their impactful contribution in conducting a virtual workshop, recently.
The Paediatrics Dept conducted a virtual workshop on Health & Hygiene Preventive Measures from 17-18 June 2020. The two-day workshop was an initiative of Edvolution Enterprise in collaboration with Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah (PPD) Timur Laut (PPDTL) and RUMC.
The workshop was delivered virtually by four acclaimed doctors from Paediatrics Department in RUMC and received a good response from almost 160 school leaders, teachers, district and state officers.
“Teachers will now be the new group of front liners when students return to schools on 24 June 2020,” said Associate Professor Dr Foong Siew Cheng, Acting Head of the Paediatrics Department in RUMC. “Hence, this training is crucial to equip teachers with proper skills and knowledge to practice correct health and hygiene measures to create a safe working and learning environment, “she continued.
The summary of activities conducted during the two-day workshop is as follows.
Day 1: Session 1
Maintaining hand hygiene through hand-washing and hand-sanitizing by Dr Tan May Loong.
Day 1: Session 2
Proper ways to wear and dispose of masks by Dr Foong Wai Cheng
Day 2: Session 1
Assertive communication for members who refuse to comply with the health & hygiene guidelines by A/Prof Dr Foong Siew Cheng.
Day 2: Session 2
Methods to train school community with proper health and hygiene practices by Prof Jacqueline Judith Ho.