Wednesday, May 9, 2012

ARI-INFORMM Research Progress Meeting

Four researchers from the Accounting Research Institute (ARI) are part of the Pharmacogenetics & Novel Therapeutics Research cluster of the Institute for Molecular Medicine (INFORMM) of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The group has been assigned a research project examining "Cost Effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Harm Reduction Intervention through Methadone (MMT) and needle & syringe (NSEP)".
Today, researchers from the cluster met to present their research progress to the Director of INFORMM, Professor Dr Rusli Ismail. To date, ARI team has concluded two Harm Reduction projects involving NSEP treatment at a non-profit organisation clinic (SAHABAT) in Kota Bharu and a public hospital clinic at HUSM. Our team has presented and published two papers and has prepared two draft papers on MMT & NSEP.