Working Local, Thinking Global Seminar: The Importance of Evidence in Health Policymaking in Malaysia

The series will discuss the importance of evidence in health policymaking and the WHO’s broader work in Malaysia.

- Asia/Kuala Lumpur

The United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH), in partnership with the UN agencies in Malaysia, hosts the seminar series “Working Local, Thinking Global: Engaging Evidence in Policy Making towards the SDGs.”

On 21 April at 14:00 (UTC+8), the series will welcome World Health Organization (WHO) Representative Rabindra Abeyasinghe who will discuss the importance of evidence in health policymaking and WHO’s broader work in Malaysia.

Now on its third year, the series provides a forum for intellectual discussion about the work of the UN towards the achievement of the SDGs and brings together academics, researchers, and civil society members from across Malaysia to meet and engage with their counterparts in the UN system.

The event will be hosted on Zoom (register here) and live-streamed on UNU-IIGH social networks including YouTubeTwitterLinkedIn, and Facebook.

Related content


Apply Now: Evidence-Based Policy Research Methods Training Course

Applications are open until 25 June for this course designed for working professionals to improve their research skills.

14 Jun 2024


Applications Open: Moving the Migration Policy Agenda Forward Programme

Scholarship applications are being accepted until 29 June for the 2024 MMPAF programme.

04 Jun 2024