Namaitijiang Maimaiti

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Namaitijiang Maimaiti
    UNU-IIGH Building, UKM Medical Centre Jalan Yaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun RazakCheras 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    +603 9171 5394


    PhD, Community Health, UNU-IIGH & National University of Malaysia (UKM)
    MSc, Community Health, National University of Malaysia (UKM)
    Degree, Law, Xinjiang University
    Diploma, Law, Xinjiang University

    Biographical Statement

    Dr Namaitijiang Maimaiti, also known as Nametjan Memet, is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the UNU International Institute for Global Health.

    His current research is investigating the burden of pneumonia in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines as well as identifying psychosocial and economic risk factors and quantifying the costs of age-related cognitive impairment to understand the implications for Malaysia’s aging population.

    Previously Dr Namaitijiang was involved in a variety of research projects including KAP (knowledge, attitudes and practices) regarding HIV/AIDS among university students in Xinjiang, China; Megascience Framework for Sustained National Development 2011-2050: Health and Medicine Sector; Cost-effectiveness analysis of pneumococcal vaccine PHiD-CV vs. PCV13; Cost-effectiveness analysis of two- versus three-dose HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination in Malaysia and a study on non-compliance medication among asthmatic patients in Yazd (Iran).

    From 2001 to 2004, Dr Namaitijiang was actively involved with the Xinjiang Red Cross (China) teaching workshops for young people on the prevention of HIV/AIDS. He is a member of the Xinjiang Red Cross, China; Malaysia Health Economics Association, International AIDS Society and a Reviewer of the Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine.