Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman appointed WHO Science Council member

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s very own Prof Datuk Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman has been appointed as a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Science Council.

The WHO Science Council is a high-level Scientific Advisory Group that will act as the voice of scientific leadership and will advise on advances in science and technology that could directly impact global health, Universiti Malaya (UM) said in a Facebook post congratulating her.

The former UM medical faculty dean and Professor of Infectious Diseases is also the International AIDS Society president-elect and Malaysian AIDS Foundation chairman.

She also heads the UM Urological Cancer Trust Fund, which is spearheading the campaign that kicks off the Men’s Health Awareness Month to be held every November from 2020 until 2024.