Dr Azureen Azmel

MD (UKM), MMed (Malaya)
Consultant Infectious Diseases, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah


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Dr. Azureen is an Infectious Diseases Consultant at Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah  (HTAR), in Klang, Selangor. She obtained her medical degree from Universiti Kebangsaan  Malaysia, followed by Masters Degree in Internal Medicine at University of Malaya and  subspecialized in Infectious Diseases under the Malaysian Ministry of Health, Monash Health  and The Alfred, Melbourne. Dr. Azureen is an active member in various medical societies in  which she holds the Secretary post in the Malaysian Society of Infection Control and Infectious  Diseases (MyICID). She also leads the Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) programme in  HTAR. She finds passion in teaching whereby she is involved in the national dengue online  module, COVID-19 management training for the hospital and also the honorary lecturer in  Internal Medicine for Management and Science University (MSU). She is also one of the  writers for the National Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Her publications and presentations at congresses have included numerous topics on  infectious diseases, especially on HIV, dengue and antimicrobial resistance.