What is SCOPE?



SCOPE Training is an acronym for Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning and Execution Training is a training program to become a certified smoking cessation practitioner. The training have been recognised by the Ministry of Health Malaysia to become a smoking cessation provider and is part of the mQuit Services launched in November 27th, 2015. This training is targeted for healthcare providers and aims to allow them to become certified smoking cessation providers with the latest skills and expertise to assist smokers to quit. This training was registered with Malaysia Intellectual Property Office (MyIPO) under Copyright of University of Malaya (LY201600099).




All speakers are members of the Nicotine Addiction Research Group of UMCAS and are embarked on a program in training healthcare providers to have minimum level competency in tobacco dependence treatment (SCOPE). All speakers are well versed in tobacco control activities locally and internationally and are members of civil societies in improving the quality of life of Malaysians through promoting a smoke-free lifestyle. Collectively they sit on local and international panels which are involved with both policy and cessation efforts in tobacco control.


Target audience

  • Government agencies, policy makers & legislators
  • Educators & academicians
  • Professionals and students in health; medical, dental, pharmacy and scientists/researchers
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
Trainers and Facilitators
Associate Professor Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin (Consultant Psychiatrist, UM)
Associate Professor Dr Farizah Mohd Hairi (Public Health Specialist, UM)
Associate Professor Dr Anne Yee
 (Consultant Psychiatrist, UM)
Dr Helmy Haja Mydin (Consultant Respiratory Physician, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur)
Professor Dr Rahimah Abdul Kadir (Consultant Dental Public Health Specialist, Lincoln University College)
Dr Hazli Zakaria (Consultant Psychiatrist, UKM)
Dr Nazariah Aiza Harun (Consultant Psychiatrist, MOH)
Dr Rashidi Mohd Pakri (Family Medicine Specialist, UKM)
Mrs Narima Zainal (Registered Nurse, UMMC)
Mrs Noraizal (Registered Nurse, UMMC)
Associate Professor Dr Fredie Robinson (UMS)
Dr Fadzli Mohd Isa (Consultant Psychiatrist, MOH)
Dr Kow Ken Siong (Consultant Respiratory Physician,UM)
Dr Mohazmi Mohamed (Family Medicine Specialist, UM)
Dr Nur Amani @ Natasha Tajuddin (Family Medicine Specialist, UM)
Ms Mah Suit Wan (Pharmacist, UKMMC)
Dr Siti Nordiana (Consultant Psychiatrist, MINDEF)
Dr Nurhayati Mohd Marzuki (Consultant Respiratory Physician, HKL)
Dr Nurul Asyikin Yahya (Dental Public Health Specialist, UKM)
Dr Nizam Baharom (Public Health Specialist, MOH)
Associate Professor Dr Wee Lei Hum (UKM)
Dr Said Nurumal (Registered Nurse, UIAM)

Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning & Execution (SCOPE) Training Schedules 2017







11 & 12 January 2017

Pusat Latihan JAKOA, Damansara Damai

14 January 2017

Institut Perubatan Respiratori, Kuala Lumpur

18 & 19 January 2017

Makmal Vektor Bandar Botanik Klang


13 & 14 February 2017

Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri, Negeri Sembilan

19 February 2017

Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia

27 & 28 February 2017

Poliklinik Ayer Keroh, Malacca


14 March 2017

Johor Bharu, Johor

22 March 2017

Kompleks Kejururawatan Wilayah Timur, Kuantan, Pahang


19 April 2017

Mental Health Conference, Johor Bharu

22 April 2017

The Pinaccle, Sunway, Petaling Jaya

27 April 2017



























Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning & Execution (SCOPE) Training Schedules 2016
No Month Date State/Area
1 January 1/30/2016 Universiti Malaya
2 February 2/2/2016 Caring Pharmacy, Petaling Jaya
3 2/29/2016 Hilton PJ
4 March 3/1/2016 Hilton PJ
5 3/8/2016 Caring Pharmacy, Petaling Jaya
6 3/14/2016 Pullman Kuching
3/31/2016 Institut Perubatan Respiratori
7 April 4/5/2016 Melaka
8 4/16/2016 Lincoln University College, PJ
9 4/20/2016 Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Wilayah Persekutuan, KL
10 4/23/2016 Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Banting, Selangor
11 Jun 6/1/2016 Kuala Lumpur, Le Meridian
12 July 7/24/2016 Ipoh Perak
13 August 8/5/2016 Universiti Malaysia Sabah
14 September 9/7/2016 IPR Kuala Lumpur
15 9/26/2016 Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Gombak
16 October 10/11/2016 Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Sembilan
17 10/16/2016 Penang
18 November 11/1/2016 Klang valley
Online Resources
1. Post-training Assessment access link:

2. Online discussion Forum:
Last Update: August 24, 2017