In recent years, Malaysia has experienced numerous public health emergencies and concerns arising from emerging, re-emerging infectious diseases and multi-drug resistance infections. Emerging diseases such as Nipah virus, SARS, Dengue, Avian Influenza, Influenza A(H1N1) have caused significant challenges to the national healthcare system, and remain major causes of ill health. In line with the Ministry of Health priorities, the 2015 PhAMA Awards will focus on research and projects related to these public health concerns.




  • 'Managing Infectious Diseases'

Award Objective:

  • The objective of this award is to celebrate the impactful efforts or initiatives contributing towards improving an aspect of community health, wellbeing, awareness or standards of care related to managing infectious diseases within Malaysia. The scope of the projects can be from articles, campaigns or corporate service responsibility in which efforts are not profit oriented.

Target Audience:

  • The targeted audience for the PhAMA President’s Community Impact & Awareness Awards are members from the press, healthcare societies, healthcare professionals and students in healthcare sciences (universities, institutions, teaching hospitals, government hospitals, MOH and members of PhAMA.

Submission Criteria:

  • The submission criteria would be based on the objective of the PhAMA President’s Community Impact & Awareness Awards.Open for completed projects only (From January 2013 to January 2015 only)
  • The project can be submitted individually, in a team or through company effort.
  • Past submissions are welcome
  • Past Awardee will not be accepted

    (Submissions will be screened for compliance to theme and criteria only)

Award Prize Money:

  • The Award is RM8,000*.
  • The Awardee will be announced during the PhAMA Annual Dinner 2015
  • Awardee will be invited to the PhAMA Dinner 2015
    *Awards for Runner Ups will be given arbitrarily if the judges deem that there are deserving submissions.

Online Submission Form: