Day One
Tuesday, 10 July 2018

10:30am - 11:30am

Prevalence and Identification of Psychological & Behavioural Disorders In Women
Jill Iliffe, Executive Secretary, Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation, Australia

11:30am - 12:30pm
Self-Stigma Amongst Women Seeking Treatment and Help for Non-Physical Disorders
Prof Dr Parameshvara Deva, Professor of Psychiatry, University Tunku Abdul Rahman & Past President, Malaysian Psychiatric Association, Founder of Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations (AFPA) & WHO Acting Regional Adviser in Mental Health 1999

2:00pm - 3:15pm
Panel Discussion: Optimizing Interdisciplinary Collaboration Between Psychiatry, Psychology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • Dr Zubaidah Jamil @ Osman, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

  • Dr Umi Adzlin Silim, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

  • Dr J. Ravichandran R. Jeganathan, Immediate Past President, Obstetrical & Gynaecology Society of Malaysia & Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor

3:15pm - 4:30pm

Panel Discussion: Recovery Orientation & Peer Support for Women with Behavioural & Psychological Disorders

  • Dr. Chua Sook Ning, Founder, RELATE & Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist, National Institute of Education, Singapore

  • Dr Fariza Yahya, Head Unit and General Physiatrist, Ministry of Health, Hospital Kuala Krai

Day Two
Wednesday, 11 July 2018

9:30am - 10:30am
Coaching for Women’s Positive Mental Health
Dr. Zainal Arifin, Ahmad, Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia

11:00am - 11:45am
Work-Life Balance
Prof Dr Rohani Arshad, Executive Chairman, Nursing Professional Group

11:45am - 12:30pm
Emotional Excellence for Healthcare Professionals
Samuel Ramesh, LPI Trainer and Associate Coach

2:00pm - 3:15pm
Panel Discussion: Emotional Symptoms of Behavioural Disorders & Understanding The Tried-And-Tested Ways of Managing Our Women

  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Siti Roshaidai Binti Mohd Arifin, Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia

  • Puan Hjh. Nor Amni Binti Yusoff, Past President, Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia

  • Dr Shilpa Nambiar, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Prince Court Medical Centre

3:15pm - 4:30pm
Panel Discussion: Legal Boundaries In Coping & Care: How Far Can You Assist Women With Temporary & Permanent Psychological Issues Without Getting Yourself In Hot Water

  • Shanti Abraham, Founder, Shanti Abraham & Associates

  • Maidzuara Mohammed, Partner, Messrs Raja Darryl & Loh

  • Malathi Mahadevan, Group Head, Legal, Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care



Fee Structure

Early Bird
(Ending 30 April)
(Ending 30 June)
Late Rate
(1 July Onwards)
Malaysia Delegates (MYR)
International Delegates (USD)


1) Group Registrations of 3 - 5 enjoy an additional 5% discount

2) Group Registrations of 6 and above enjoy an additional 10% discount

****Prices includes 6% GST





The 5-star, 23-storey Hotel Istana City Centre Kuala Lumpur is centrally located at Jalan Raja Chulan in Kuala Lumpur's prestigious Golden Triangle. Renowned shopping malls such as Pavilion, Lot 10, Starhill, Suria KLCC and Changkat Bukit Bintang entertainment hub are at its doorstep. Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) and the Petronas Towers are a 10-minute walk away via the Skybridge, while the KL International Airport is an hour's drive away. The hotel has an efficient road and rail transport, and limousine service.

Address: 73, Jalan Raja Chulan,
50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +60(3) 2141 9988
1800 88 3380 (Room Reservations Only)


Hotel Istana has 486 well-appointed guestrooms and suites with complimentary Wifi (100 mbps) throughout the hotel premises, perfect for leisure and business travelers. Other facilities include a Grand Ballroom, 19 function rooms, 5 Food and Beverage outlets, Fitness Centre, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool, Sauna and Jacuzzi.

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    Criz Lee
    (T) +603-9212 5466 or 2726 2939
    (M) +6011 - 2339 1422