MSIDC Guidelines for Adult Immunisation: An Update on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

MSIDC Guidelines for Adult Immunisation: An Update on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Infectious Diseases
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Despite vaccines being one of the safest and most cost-effective healthcare interventions, there is a lack of awareness on the benefits of immunisation. This CPD module aims to provide general practitioners with updated information from the third edition of the Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) Guidelines for Adult Immunisation, highlighting the role of adult vaccination in addressing vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs).

Upon completing this module, participants will gain an understanding of the following:

• Reasons for vaccine hesitancy in Malaysia

• Burden of VPDs

• Bacterial and viral diseases: Management and prevention

• Strategies to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

CPD Reviewer:

YBhg Professor Dr Zamberi bin Sekawi

Professor of Medical Microbiology

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,

Universiti Putra Malaysia


Please read thoroughly & understand the module before attempting the assessment questions.

Terms & Conditions:

■ Participants must obtain a minimum score of 8/10 (80%) to be awarded 1 point.

■ MIMS Education and MIMS Medica shall not be responsible or liable for the outcome of your CPD points.

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