Book/ References

Research Methodology and Statistics

  1. Chua, Y. P. (2013). Asas Statistik. Kuala Lumpur. McGraw Hill.
  2. Singh, A. H., Bakar, A. A. & and Sararaks, S. (2011). The Medical Research Handbook, Planning A Research Project 2nd Ed. Perak: Clinical Research Centre Perak and Institute For Health System Research (IHSR).
  3. WHO (2001). Health Research Methodology: A guide for training in research methods, 2nd edition. Geneva: WHO publications 
  4. Polgar, S. & Thomas, S.A. (2008). Introduction to research in health sciences (5th ed.). USA: Churchill Livingstone. 
  5. Polit, D.F. & Hungler, B.P. (1999). Nursing research: Principles and methods (6th ed.). USA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 
  6. Stephen, P., & Shane, A. (1995). Introduction to Research Methodology. 2nd Edition. London: Churchill Livingstone. 
  7. Brase C.H, & Brase C.P (2010). Understanding Basic Statistic, 5th Edition, Canada: Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning.
  8. Basavanthappa B.T, (2010). Essentials of Nursing Research. 2nd Edition. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher (P) Ltd.


  1. Principles of epidemiology in Public Health Practise 3rd Edition, CDC US.
  2. Epidemiology in Public Health 3rd Edition.
  3. Epidemiologic Methods Thomas D Koepsell.
  4. World Health Organization 2006; Communicable Disease Surveillance and Report System-Guide to monitoring and evaluating.
  5. Basic Epidemiology 2nd Edition, World Health Organization.
  6. Control of Communicable Disease Manual 19th Edition, American Public Health Association.
  7. Infectious Diseases Outbreak Rapid Response Manual 1st Edition 2003, Ministry of Health Malaysia.

Applied Epidemiology

  1. Bernard, R. (2000). Fundamentals of biostatistics. Boston, PWS Publishers.
  2. World Health Organization. (2001). Health research methodology: a guide for training in research methods (Vol. 5). World Health Organization.
  3. Christie, A.B. (1974). Infectious Diseases. Epidemiology and Clinical Practice (2nd). London: Churchill Livingstone
  4. Jekel, J. F., Elmore, J.G., & Katz, D.L. (1996). Epidemiology Biostatistic and Preventive Medicine. London: W.B. Sounders Company.
  5. Teutsch SM, Churchill RE: Principles and practice of public health surveillance. 2nd edition. New York, Oxford University Press; 2000.
  6. Benenson, A. B. (1995). Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (16 Ed). Washington, DC – APHA.
  7. Chin J, editor. Control of communicable diseases manual. 17th ed.
  8. Washington: American Public Health Association; 2000.
  9. Hobson, W. (1979). Theory and Practice of Public Health (5ed). New York: Oxford University Press.
  10. Case Definition Of Infectious Disease 3rd Edition 2017
  11. Malaysia Strategic Workplan for Emerging Diseases (MySED Workplan) 2012 – 2015
  12. Standard Operating Procedure – Potential Infectious Disease, Published by Communicable Disease Surveillance Section, Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health, 2004
  13. Guidelines for the Investigation and Control of Disease Outbreaks. Porirua: Institute of Environmental Science & Research Limited; Updated 2011.
  14. Gerstman, B.B., 2013. Epidemiology kept simple: an introduction to traditional and modern epidemiology. John Wiley & Sons.

Outbreak Management

  1. FRAISE, A. and BRADLEY, C. (2009) Ayliffe’s Control of Healthcare-Associated Infection: A Practical Handbook Fifth Ed. CRC Press, Croydon
  2. PHA (2013) Northern Ireland Infectious Disease Incident / Outbreak Plan Version 1
  3. PHE (2014) Communicable Disease Outbreak management: Operational Guidance London
  4. Case Definitions for Infectious Diseases in Malaysia, 3rd Edition, MOH Malaysia, 2017.
  5. Control Communicable Disease Manual Edition 20

Computer Application

  1. Epi Info Manual access through website:
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