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Biography

Dr Wong Yen Jun is a registered pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia and a lecturer at the School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia. Her research work centers on the broad areas of health systems research, evidence synthesis, pharmacy practice, primary care services, infectious diseases, women’s health and mental health. Her current focus is on the public health impact of tuberculosis and Parkinson’s Disease on the healthcare system. 


Yen Jun obtained her PhD in Pharmacy Practice from Monash University Malaysia. She graduated with First Class Honours for her Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) degree from Monash University Australia. She served as the provisionally registered pharmacist in Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar Seremban (HTJS) and as a fully registered pharmacist at Klinik Kesihatan Kuala Pilah (KKKP). 


Yen Jun has extensive collaborations with organizations such as the Malaysian Pharmacists Society, where she was the Honorary Secretary for the Negeri Sembilan branch from 2021 to 2023; and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes research (ISPOR), in which she was the Honorary Secretary for Monash University Malaysia ISPOR Student Chapter from 2019 to 2022.


Apart from that, Yen Jun is also an advocate for Women in Public Health. She is a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) alumna, and was awarded a grant from the US Mission to ASEAN to run an awareness programme on nutrition for young women from the underprivileged community in Malaysia, Laos, Myanmar and Singapore. She has a special interest in women’s health where she hopes to be able to contribute in education for menstrual health and hygiene among the vulnerable populations.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Research area keywords

  • Pharmacy practice
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Public health
  • Mental health
  • Women's health

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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