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									              Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM)


Category               Community services
Name of program        Hulu Langat HUKM Health Promotion Program (Hulu
                       Langat Health Program)


The goal of the program

HUKM is a medical training center for UKM medical faculty. It is an established
institution in Malaysia and also considered one of renown tertiary education in all
forms of medical and public health disciplines. Being no one hospital university
in this country, HUKM is the one and the only hospital currently has a division of
exclusive and comprehensive community services catering surrounding
population.

This is research and health promotion program where the health profile of the
community especially lifestyle and lifestyle related diseases are being monitored
periodically and health promotion activities to the specific target groups are
continuously provided.

It is started with major health survey of the district in 1999 (see the Health Risk
Assessment of Hulu Langat District and Real Experiences report), where the
exact profile (problems and opportunity) of the community have been identified.

After a series of brain storming between department, local community, local
health department, experts and the interested parties based on the finding of the
survey, two major health promotions using Ottawa and community partnership
Approach were formulated. Those sub-programs are;

   1. Fitness Health Program among elderly people (MASLANGAT Program)
   2. Anti-Smoking program for secondary school children (HINDAR Program)


The action plan for Improvement

Hulu Langat Health Program (HLHP) is now at 6 years of operation. As
orientation of program is based on specific strategy as spell out in Ottawa
Charter, improvement is being introduced from time to time. This program is
operated based on partnership of resources, where every parties contributed
their expertise and efforts. It is coordinated by head of Health Promotion expert
in faculty and HUKM, where efforts are continuously done to promote awareness
– not only for self behaviour change but also for organization commitment and
participation.




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                           MASLANGAT Program

       Resources                              Main Players

Leadership             HUKM and Department of community health, faculty of
                       medicine UKM
Financial backup       HUKM, NGOs and Private Companies
Managing members       NGOs (Elderly people)
Promotion and          HUKM
development
Research and           HUKM and Department of community health, faculty of
monitoring             medicine UKM
Exercise facility      Private land (land lord)
Training               NGOs (Elderly people)
Fitness activities     NGOs and Private fitness instructors




                              HINDAR Program

       Resources                              Main Players

Leadership             HUKM and Department of community health, faculty of
                       medicine UKM
Financial backup       HUKM, and Private Companies
Managing members       HUKM, department of district education, anti drug task force,
                       parent-teacher association, Private companies etc.
Promotion and          HUKM
development
Research and           HUKM and Department of community health, faculty of
monitoring             medicine UKM
Setting facility       Each individual school (36 schools)
Activities             School activity (curricula and extra-curricula)


The results were

1. Through continuous activities, a profile of fitness and smoking prevalence
   among the participated target group (elderly people and 13-15 years school
   children) were known. Its trend is monitored and involved activities are
   modified accordingly (result can bee seen in the web site).
2. Community participation and partnership are monitored
3. Community-based leadership development was tapped and developed
4. Opportunity for development was seen and new innovation development is
   able to incorporate.


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5. HLHP has gain certain reputation and merit, where a lots of awards are
   received and some of the activities become center of media coverage.
   Leader of program are frequently called to appear in TV program (Selamat
   pagi Malaysia, CyberTV and NTV7), electronic health magazine and
   newspaper.
6. Capability to develop health media center for HUKM. Currently two major
   activities are being developed, ie HUKM cable TV and HUKM health
   infotainment system.
7. Invitations are a lots – in the form of health exhibition, health talk, scientific
   conferences and public forum.
8. Overseas visitors used to visit and listening short briefing of program.
9. Several papers were present in scientific meeting locally and internationally.
10. New department is going to be established to cater demand and
   development of HLHP program.


Support evidence of this activities can be seen in our web site
http://www.kppk.com.my/ . Others supportive document shall be posted to you
shortly.




Assoc. Prof Dr Khalib Abddul Latiff
HUKM.

29.7.2005




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