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Aflah Bt. Afandi

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Health Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Nutrition) - Masters Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • BSc. (Nutrition) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Aflah Bt. Afandi (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


aflaha@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Nutrition (Clinical and Public Health Research) ~ Nutrition Transition - Food Insecurity


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY 2009/2010
CATERING AND FOODSERVISE MANAGEMENT 2009/2010
COMMUNITY NUTRITION PLACEMENT 2021/2022
COUNSELLING SKILLS 2008/2009
FOOD ANALYSIS 2009/2010
INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN DIETETICS 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
NUTRITION AND GENES 2009/2010
NUTRITION EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION 2012/2013 2010/2011 2009/2010 2007/2008
NUTRITION IN LIFE CYCLE 2013/2014 2012/2013 2009/2010 2008/2009
NUTRITION IN LIFE CYCLES 2021/2022
NUTRITION POLICY & FOOD SECURITY 2021/2022
Nutrition Policy and Food Security 2022/2023
NUTRITIONAL STATUS ASSESMENT 2010/2011 2009/2010
Principles of Food Preparation 2021/2022 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
RESEARCH PROJECT IN DIETETICS 1 2021/2022
RESEARCH PROJECT IN DIETETICS 2 2021/2022
SEMINARS IN NUTRITION & DIETETICS 2021/2022
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ISSUES IN FOOD AND NUTRITION 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
SOCIO-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF NUTRITION 2021/2022


Research Projects


Completed
2012 - 2015 Factors Influence Breastfeeding Practice Among Various Ethnic Mothers in East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia
2012 - 2016 The Mapping and Risk Prediction of Obesity among Children and Adolescents
2010 - 2012 Food Habits among Adolescents with Reported Parental Overweight
On-Going
2011 - Present RU 2011 -Effect of Malaysian vegetables on lipid metabolism in cultured cell lines.


Award & Recognition


29 Mar, 2007 NSM Postgraduate Prize 2007 - Nutrition Society of Malaysia National
19 Nov, 2005 APACPH Student Travel Award - Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) International


Publications


Article

2019 Prevalence of childhood hearing loss and secular trends: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Academic Pediatrics, 19 (5) pp. 504-514
2018 Production of green diesel via cleaner catalytic deoxygenation of Jatropha curcas oil. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167 () pp. 1048-1059
2017 Food security status and childhood obesity in Kuantan Pahang. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 1 (2) pp. 57-71
Conference or Workshop Item

2015 Nutritional status of schoolchildren and its distribution in Kuantan, Pahang: a preliminary study. In: 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition (ACN2015),
2015 Nutritional status of schoolchildren in Kuantan, Pahang. In: MASO 2015 Scientific Conference on Obesity,
2011 Food insufficiency and its relation to academic performance in rural Food insufficiency and its relation to academic performance in rural Kemaman. In: 26th Annual Scientific Conference of Nutrition Society of Malaysia,
2006 Ensuring food availability in the household: evidences from rural area of North-East Malaysia. In: 21st Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Malaysia,