Mohd Ahmad

Research Assistant

Profile
  • Mohd Ahmad
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IIGH
    OFFICE:
    HUKM Complex, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
    E-MAIL:
    mohd.firhad@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +60 127490678
    NATIONALITY:
    Malaysia

    Research Interests

    • allergy and respiratory symptoms
    • Coal dust dispersion and its impact on community health
    • Risk of and vulnerability to dengue fever and Chikungunya
    • School environment and its impact on asthma

    Education

    National University of Malaysia

    Biographical Statement

    Mohd Firhad Bin Ahmad successfully secured a place in one of the prestigious universities in Malaysia, the National University of Malaysia (UKM). After graduating from UKM in August 2009, he joined the UNU International Institute for Global Health in early 2010 as a Research Assistant under Prof. Dr. Jamal Hisham Hashim.

    Currently,  he is assisting Prof. Dr. Jamal and Ph.D. students on such research as:

    1. An Approach to Identify Risk of and Vulnerability to Dengue Fever and Chikungunya in Malaysia for the Purpose of Mitigation and Management
    2. Study of Coal Dust Dispersion at the TNB Jana Manjung Coal-Fired Power Station and its Health Impact on the Surrounding Community
    3. Study of School Environment and its Impact on Asthma, Allergy and Respiratory Symptoms among Secondary School Children in Penang, Malaysia