--- Submission of the Community Fund Application is now extended to 24 December 2021 ---

The Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM) Community Fund grants funding to activities which improve quality of life, health and well-being. RM1,000 – RM5,000 funding is available to support local charities and community projects throughout Malaysia.

The MSPTM Community Fund is seeking to support projects working within a range of themes as set out below:

Who can apply?
This grant is open to all MSPTM members subject to the following criteria:
How to apply?

When to apply?

What happens after I apply?

What happens after the grant is awarded?


Community Fund Winner List




Research Title


Dr. Kumara Thevan Krishnan

University of Malaysia Kelantan

Imparting knowledge and technology of invitro stingless bee queen rearing (Geniotrigona thoracica) to youths in Malaysia.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chan Yoke Fun

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Environmental surveillance to combat hand, foot and mouth disease


Dr. Mehru Nisha Muhamad Haneef

University of
Kuala Lumpur

Gastrointestinal parasitic infection in nursing homes in Kajang, Malaysia


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tengku Shahrul Anuar Tengku Ahmad Basri

Universiti Teknologi Mara

I.N.S.E.C.T. (Insect National Science Education Programe using Creativity and Technology)


Dr. Norhidayu Sahimin

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Awareness programme among The Philiphines' Domestic Workers (FARA Philiphines) in Kuala Lumpur: Knowledge, prevention and control of common infectious diseases.


Dr. Stanley Tan Tiong Kai

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Awareness programme on soil-transmitted Helminthiasis among schoolchildren from Orang Asli communities: Application of Health Learning Package (HELP)


Dr. Wathiqah Wahid

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Knowledge, attitude and practice of parasitic infection among zoo workers in Kuala Lumpur


Dr. Lucas Low Van Lun

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Enhancing public knowledge on ectoparasites and associated pathogens from companion animals: A proactive action research


Dr. Farah Shafawati Binti Mohd Taib

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Awareness program on rodent borne-disease at Kuala Lumpur public low-cost housing (PPR)

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