UNU-IIGH’s “Systems Thinking and Place-Based Methods for Healthier Malaysian Cities” (SCHEMA) project and the Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University co-organised another SCHEMA seminar as part of a series of academic exchanges under the same project. Dr. Arunah Chandran, from the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Section, Ministry of Health Malaysia discussed the current prevalence of NCDs in Malaysia and the importance of moving beyond gender-blind health policies with the audience.
The SCHEMA project is funded by a British Council Newton-Ungku-Omar Institutional Links Grant. Dr. Arunah is a SCHEMA Alumni, where she attended the SCHEMA workshop on food systems and health held in Penang in December 2017.
Dr Arunah Chandran. Photo: Yi Yi Lee@UNU-IIGH. Creative Commons BY-NC 2.0