Report Card Grades

  • Overall Physical Activity: D-
  • Organized Sport and Physical Activity: INC
  • Active Play: INC
  • Active Transportation: D-
  • Sedentary Behavior: C
  • Physical Fitness: B
  • Family and Peers: INC
  • School: A-
  • Community and Environment: INC
  • Government: B*
* For non-Government indicators, the grade is based on mixed data: device-measured and self-reported. For the Government indicator, the HEPA 2 approach, developed by Wales (Ward et al. 2020), is used to assess this indicator.

This report card was produced in partnership with the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance and the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with support from Sun Life Malaysia as part of its purpose of helping people live healthier lives.

Report Card Leader

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Razif Shahril, BSc (UKM), PhD (UniSZA)
Healthy Ageing and Wellness Research Centre (HCARE), Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia

Dr Shahril is an Associate Professor at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and researches Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health Nutrition specifically on non-communicable disease (including obesity) prevention and control. Currently, he is actively involved in research related to hybrid dietary pattern, objective measurement of sedentary behaviour, obesity among school children, healthy ageing trajectory, and their relationship with health outcomes among cancer patients and survivors. He is also working on projects related to innovative dietary assessment methodologies. He works in hand with government agencies, NGOs, and industries to advocate healthy eating, cancer and obesity prevention to the public. He has been trusted as a member of Malaysian Dietary Guidelines (2020) and Recommended Nutrient Intakes (2017) and recently as member of Technical Working Group for Nutrition Research under the auspices of Ministry of Health Malaysia. He is also a Life Member of Nutrition Society of Malaysia, Honorary Assistant Secretary of Malaysian Association for the Study on Obesity and Member of American Society of Nutrition.


Report Card Grades

  • Overall Physical Activity: D
  • Organized Sport Participation: INC
  • Active Play: INC
  • Active Transportation: D
  • Sedentary Behaviors: D
  • Family and Peers: INC
  • School: B
  • Community and Built Environment: INC
  • Government Strategies and Investments: B