Lecturer, Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences
(2012 - 2016) Doctor of Medical Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
(2010 - 2012) Master of Medical Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
(2002 - 2004) Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
Statistical data analysis
Burden of infectious disease
Transmission of infectious disease
A project is currently planned on determining the investigating the burden and risk factors of active TB, as well as the risk of progression from latent to active TB, using national-based surveillance data from MoH Brunei. Students interested to undertake this topic will be exposed to epidemiological concepts and biostatistical analysis.
The seasonality of infectious diseases has been a long known but less understood phenomenon. Equally perplexing is the differences in trends seen between temperate and tropical areas. Contributing factors that could be climate conditions and social/cultural differences in human behavior. Students who are interested in this topic have the opportunity to handle and analyze datasets relating to population health, meteorological and social science.
A project is currently planned on investigating the presence of spatial clustering or hot spots for Brunei, using national-based surveillance data from MoH Brunei. Students interested to undertake this topic have the opportunity to analyze the dataset using softwares such as R, ArcGIS and/or QGIS.
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