Heartful congratulations to Datin Dr Siti Sabzah Mohd Hashim for a recent award of Darjah Datuk Setia DiRaja Kedah (DSDK) which carries the title Dato’. Datin Dr Siti Sabzah is one of the 25 recipients of the state award who received the DSDK award during the investiture ceremony held in conjunction with the 89th birthday celebration of Sultan Kedah, Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah. The ceremony has been held at Balai Penghadapan, Istana Anak Bukit, Perlis. The other recipient of the degree of DSDK includes National Support Council director Datuk Ahmad Sapawi Ismail and Director General of the National Library Service Nafisah Ahmad.
Datin Dr Siti Sabzah has been serving as ORL specialist for the Ministry of Health for the past 20years. She has subspecialty in Paediatric ORL with special interests in paediatrics otology, paediatric hearing and cochlear implantation as well as paediatric airway. Datin Dr Siti Sabzah also actively involve with the national paediatric cochlear Implant. She held multiple important positions namely the Head of the Otorhinolaryngology Services Ministry of Health, Malaysia, Senior ORL Consultant at Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah Kedah, Malaysia, the Advisor of The National Cochlear Implant Committee Ministry of Health, the Chairman of the ORL Registry for Hearing Loss and Otology Related Hearing Loss and the examiner panel in the ORL Conjoint Board Examination. In addition Datin Dr Siti Sabzah also actively involved in research, clinical practice guidelines, publication and set up of early intervention projects for the hearing impaired and disabled children.