Sri Wahyu Taher Klinik Kesihatan Simpang Kuala

Dr Sri Wahyu Taher received her BSc Med Science from St Andrews University Scotland and later continued and graduated with her MBChB from Glasgow University Scotland in 1991. She later obtained her Masters in Family Medicine from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2000 and became a Family Medicine Specialist. She went on to do her fellowship subspecialty training in Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care at Monash University Australia. Dr Sri Wahyu is currently a Consultant Family Medicine Specialist (FMS) and Head of Clinic, Klinik Kesihatan (KK) Simpang Kuala Alor Setar Kedah as well as the Head of Clinical Research Centre KK Simpang Kuala Alor Setar Northern Region, MOH. She is also involved in teaching both at the undergraduate (AIMST University) as well as the postgraduate level. Most recently she has been appointed as the Northern Scheme Director for the Malaysia-Ireland Training Program in Family Medicine (MInTFM) —a new Parallel Pathway Specialty Training program. Due to her interest in non-communicable disease (NCD) she is involved in various training programs at both district, state and national levels. She has also contributed to numerous technical reports, clinical guidelines, manuals, handbooks as well as being involved in various Expert and Technical committees. Dr Sri Wahyu is also an active researcher. She has been involved in numerous researches and up to date has o'ver 20 publications. She is also an avid speaker and has been frequently invited to speak at various CMEs, plenaries, workshops, symposiums and webinars at both state, national and international platforms. Dr Sri Wahyu is a member of various organizations namely life member and committee for Malaysian Medical Association Kedah, Family Medicine Specialist Association Malaysia, Persatuan Hospis Kedah of which she is the chairperson, Executive member of Malaysian Hospice council, Academy of Family Physician and others. She is a very prominent member of her own fraternity namely Family Medicine Specialists Malaysia and lead the NCD Sub-specialist committee MOH. She has served in the Executive Council of Family Medicine Specialists Association (FMSA) since 2000 and currently from 2018 is the President of FMSA. She has always been steadfast and vocal in trying to bring the FMS fraternity to the forefront of Primary Health Care in the country.