Congratulations to Dr. Chen Chee Dhang for winning the Sustainable Development Award 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Chen Chee Dhang for winning the Sustainable Development Award 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Chen Chee Dhang for winning the Sustainable Development Award 2019

The Malaysian Society of Parasitology & Tropical Medicine (MSPTM) would like to congratulate our member and honorary treasurer, Dr. Chen Chee Dhang and his team from University of Malaya, for winning the Sustainable Development Award 2019 awarded by Junior Chamber International (JCI) and United Nations (UN) Malaysia. The event was held in G Hotel, Pulau Pinang on 22 September 2019. The Sustainable Development Award (SDA) was hosted by Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCIM) and granted to sustainable projects conducted by Malaysian companies and organisations that advance any of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals. It is open for private companies, NGOs, government agencies and universities to compete. The objectives of the SDA is to raise awareness of UN SDGs to the public, as well as, to organise projects that help advance these goals.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are universal calls to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that everyone enjoys peace and prosperity. In Sept 2015, United Nations announced the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved by the year 2030, to replace the Millennium Development Goals.
The 17 SDGs are;
Goal 1: No Poverty
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
Goal 3: Good Health & Well-Being
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 5 Gender Equality
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 7: Affordable & Clean Energy
Goal 8: Decent Work A Economic Grow
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities & Communities
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption & Production
Goal 13: Climate Action
Goal 14: Life Below Water
Goal 15: Life on Land
Goal 16: Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions
Goal 17: Partnerships For The Goals
The details of the winning project is listed below:

Name of Award:
Sustainable Development Award 2019

Category:
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Project Title:
Combat Against Dengue: Vector Surveillance, Vector Control and Community Awareness

Project Team Members:
Dr. Chen Chee Dhang (PI)(MSPTM Council Member)
Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohd Sofian Azirun (Co-PI)(MSPTM Member)

Prof. Dr. Norma Yusoff
Dr. Lee Han Lim (MSPTM Life Member)
Dr. Azidah Abdul Aziz
Dr. Low Van Lun (MSPTM Council Member)
Dr. Chew Fong Peng
Dr. Wan Norafikah Othman (MSPTM Member)
Lau Koon Weng
Chin Ai Chdon
Nur Elia Amira Mohd Roslin (MSPTM Member)
Amirah Haziqah Rashid (MSPTM Member)
Amelia Yap Zheng Hua (MSPTM Member)