Dr Toh Teck Hock

Dr Toh Teck Hock

Dr Toh Teck Hock

Sibu Hospital, Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia | Impact of chronic medical illnesses on development and learning

Impact of chronic medical illnesses on development and learning

 

Dr Toh is a Paediatrician and the Head of Clinical Research Centre in Sibu Hospital, Sibu, Sarawak. He has worked in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia for a number of years as a paediatric trainee. Besides general paediatrics, he also work in the areas of developmental-behavioural paediatrics and community child health. He is an Adjunct Professor for SEGi University Medical School as well as the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Regional Clinical Advisor in Health Promotion®, Vice President for the National Early Childhood Intervention Council, Council Member for Sarawak State Council for Early Childhood Education and Development, National Assessor for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and Secretary of the Association for Children with Special Needs Sibu. In addition to scientific papers, he has published parent-teacher handbooks on ADHD and language development, as well as children reading/colouring books, and books on Chinese literary prose/short stories. He is the recipient of The Outstanding Young Malaysian Award in 2010 for the Category “Contribution to Children, World Peace or Human Rights”, Special Education Network in Asia Advocacy Award in 2018, and numerous other awards/prizes for academic/work achievement over the years.