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The largest Seminar Involving medical Practitioners, engineers and entrepreneurs in 2023

World Sleep Day is regularly held in the Month of March every year around the world to bring awareness to the public about sleep related disorders and its treatments. 

In the year 2023, Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) shall host its first World Sleep day event whereby we bring together medical professionals, Engineers and Entrepreneurs to learn about Technology and how it affects sleep as a whole. 

Speakers from multidisciplines come to share about their respective expertise. Here we share how treatment of sleep related disorders is affected by technology around us. 

We would also encourage participants to take advantage of this event as it is a one of a kind of event that allows networking with other disciplines from various expertise in order to widen our perspective on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.

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Scheduled Seminars

We have organised topics which are delivered by well known experts in their respective fields to ensure you get the best value from your time.

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 4
  • Practical Session

Organising Committee - UMMC


Organising Committee - UMMC

Opening Ceremony, prayers and Negaraku

Organising Committee - UMMC

Officiating World sleep Day 2023

Dr. Shaun Loh Ray Han - Department of ORL, Singapore General Hospital

Robotic surgery in the management of obstructive sleep apnea - The Singapore experience

Dr. Muhammad Kamil bin HassanDepartment of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences,UM

Pre-operative planning of maxillofacial surgery for obstructive sleep apnea

Dr. Lau May Nak - Department of Paediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics,UM

Mandibular advancement device


Breakfast Break

A/Prof Jeyanthi Kulasegarah - Department of ORL, University of Malaya

The Role of Drug Induced Sleep endoscopy (DISE) in sleep Medicine

Prof Dato Goh Khean Jin - Department of Neurology, University of Malaya

Polysomnogram (Sleep Study) in clinical practice and its implications.

Dr. Soo Chun Ian - Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Malaya

Telemedicine in Positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy

Dr. Wong Wei Jin - Department of Surgery, University of Malaya

The future frontier in bariatic surgery and the role of weight loss – The Taiwan Experience.

A/Prof Rusdi abd Rashid - Department of Psychiatry, University of Malaya

Use of electro acupuncture (EA) to facilitate sleep during induction of methadone among heroin dependence

Dr. Siti Nadzrah binti Yunus - Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Malaya

The role of technology in peri-operative management of patients with sleep apnea

Lunch break and Friday Prayers

1230H - 1430H

Prof Fatimah Ibrahim - Department of Biomedical engineering, University of Malaya

The current and future medical devices innovation in sleep medicine.

Dr Afnizanfaizal AbdullahMRANTI Chief Ecosystem Development Officer

Market trends in sleep medicine and funding selection for technology development

Dr. Hazwan Daud - MRANTI Chief Health Tech Hub Officer

Tips and pearls of commercialization in the medical industry.

WSD2023 Organizing CommitteeDepartment of ORL, University of Malaya Medical Center

Practical Session involving commonly used technology and Clinical skills in sleep disorder management


Our Esteemed Speakers

YBhg. Prof. Dato' Dr. Goh Khean Jin

YBhg. Prof. Dato' Dr. Goh Khean Jin

Senior Neurologist

Head of Neurology Unit, University of Malaya Medical Center

Professor IR. Dr. Fatimah Ibrahim

Professor IR. Dr. Fatimah Ibrahim

Biomedical Engineer and Head of Center for Innovation in Medical Engineering (CIME)

Her research interests include detection and monitoring of infectious diseases and foodborne pathogens, carbon MEMS/NEMS biosensing, diagnostics, bioinstrumentation, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) integration in medicine.

A/Prof Jeyanthi Kulasegarah

A/Prof Jeyanthi Kulasegarah

Consultant and Head of Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Associate Prof. Dr. Jeyanthi Kulasegarah is the current Head of Department for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. She has a special interest in Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Sleep surgery, and Otology and Implantation.

A/Prof Rusdi abd Rashid

A/Prof Rusdi abd Rashid

Psychiatrist and Vice President of the Sleep Disorder Society of Malaysia (SDSM)

Dr. Soo Chun Ian

Dr. Soo Chun Ian

Respiratory Physician


Dr. Wong Wei Jin

Dr. Wong Wei Jin

Upper GI, bariatric and metabolic surgeon

Dr Wong is a keen proponent of an active lifestyle, and believes that bariatric surgery to be a cornerstone of weight-loss treatment. He is currently pursuing his fellowship in bariatric surgery at the Chinese Medical University Hospital in Taichung, Taiwan.

Dr. Siti Nadzrah

Dr. Siti Nadzrah


Dr. Siti Nadzrah is a senior lecturer and clinical specialist in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care at University Malaya Medical Centre. Dr. Nadzrah continues her work and role in the Department of Anaesthesiology, UMMC as a member perioperative team

Dr. Shaun Loh Ray Han

Dr. Shaun Loh Ray Han

Otorhinolaryngology Sleep Surgeon

Dr Shaun Loh is a Consultant at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in Singapore General Hospital. His subspecialty interest is in the surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Apart from his experience in soft tissue and robotic surgery for OSA, Dr Loh also received cross training in orthognathic surgery during his fellowship in Changgung Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Muhammad Kamil bin Hassan

Dr. Muhammad Kamil bin Hassan

Oromaxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Kamil Hassan is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Lecturer in the Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Malaya. Dr Kamil’s surgical interest revolves around dento-alveolar surgeries, Orthognathic surgery, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, virtual planning and 3D printing, TMJ disorders, and surgical management of osteonecrosis conditions.

Dr. Lau May Nak

Dr. Lau May Nak


Dr. Lau May Nak is a lecturer and orthodontist at the Department of Paediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. Her areas of research interest include mandibular advancement appliance therapy and maxillomandibular advancement surgery for obstructive sleep apnoea.

Dr. Hazwan Daud

Dr. Hazwan Daud

MRANTI HealthTech Hub head

Dr Hazwan is currently the Head of Healthtech Hub at MRANTI, an initiative that was recently launched in September 2022 to facilitate the advancement of homegrown innovation in various healthcare areas.

Dr Afnizanfaizal Abdullah

Dr Afnizanfaizal Abdullah

MRANTI, General Manager, Technology Commercialization

Dr. Afnizanfaizal Abdullah is a senior technology leader with 10 years of experience in research, startup, and corporate. He specialises in artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, and cloud computing.

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Who will benefit most from this Event

Medical Doctors and Dentists

Registrars and Specialists

Medical Doctors and Dentists

Registered Nurses

Senior nurses

Registered Nurses


Medical Assistants


Medical Lab Technologists and Bioengineers


Medical Lab Technologists and Bioengineers


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Join us at uMMC World Sleep day
March 17th 2023 - 13th Floor, Menara selatan, Bilik Auditorium, University of Malaya Medical Center

We hope that you take this opportunity to get a deeper understanding into sleep medicine and how technology has affected its diagnosis and treatment from both clinical and non-clinical aspects.

See you on the 17th of March!