February 2021, Volume 71, Issue 2

FOREWORD

Foreword

Authors:

The 11th Malaysia-Indonesia-Brunei Medical Science Conference 2019 was held at Indonesia Medical Education and Research Institute (IMERI) building, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia (FMUI), September 19-20th 2019. The 11th MIB 2019 has brought together experts from Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei to share their insights and ideas relating to "Improving Collaborative Effort in Facing the Future Challenges in Health" as the conference's main topic.

 The conference focuses on four main issues related to the threat of new-emerging, re-emerging and neglected transmitted diseases in the region, the link between biodiversity and human health, Natural Resources, biomedical science, and technology to improve quality of life and the burden of non-communicable diseases in South East Asia. We are proudly honoured to present the selected articles.

On behalf of the 11th Malaysia-Indonesia-Brunei Medical Science Conference 2019 committee, I would like to express my genuine appreciation to everyone who has shown enormous interest and passion for participating in this conference and submitting such a variety of abstracts, sharing their insights and ideas in their presentations and their articles for publications.

 

Dr. Andriansjah, SSi., M.Biomed.

Chairperson of the 11th Malaysia-Indonesia-Brunei Medical Sciences Conference 2019

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