Mr Derrick Z ChanResearch Officer
Institution: United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
Current Insitution Location: Malaysia
Phone Number: +603-9171 5394 Ext 6201
United Nations University-International Institute of Global Health (UNU-IIGH), HUKM Complex, Faculty of Medicine National University of Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Migration Health Research Area/Expertise:
I have a background in Health Psychology with of relevant experience in research, communication, service improvements, administrative support, public relation, and project management. Adept in providing comprehensive support to organizations in development, networking, and stakeholder engagements.
I contributed as a volunteer from 2014-2016 at Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Charity with the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London, worked closely with the Cancer Information Specialised to support patients living with cancer and their families - one/two days a week I have also looked at the support requirement for professionals (specialist nurses; information specialist; counselors) working with cancer patients for my MSc Thesis in Health Psychology.
Currently working with researchers to identify gaps in knowledge of migration and health in Malaysia at the United Nations University - International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH).
Research Focus/Expertise on Relevant Migrant Categories:
International migrant workers (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
General Research Focus/Expertise:
Health and human rights
Health care financing
Health systems research
Labour migration and health