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Ministry of Health Malaysia

Booths 090 & 091

 

Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM)
www.clinicalresearch.my

Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) exists to advance global health solutions for a brighter, more hopeful future for the people by providing speedy and reliable end-to-end clinical research support for quality studies. As these studies unfold, we work together with our partners to create an impetus in delivering better treatment to our end consumers, while at the same time creating high-skilled job opportunities. In the journey towards a brighter and better future, we facilitate the entry of industry-sponsored research into Malaysia, working closely with the government and relevant authorities to ensure that all regulations and best practices are met. As CRM vouches for an aspiring future in the clinical research industry, we have implemented mechanisms to expand hospital capacity for clinical trials and tests. This is possible by tapping into our vast talent pool consisting of principal investigators and medical assistants.

 

Malaysian Health Promotion Board (MySihat)
www.mysihat.gov.my

Malaysian Health Promotion Board (MySihat) is a statutory body placed under the Ministry of Health (MOH). It was established in June 2006 by Act 651 and officially gazetted on 1 April 2007. The main objective is to set and develop the health promotion agenda across different sectors and setting particularly with the active participant of the Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to promote the adoption of healthy lifestyles environment through various setting and sectors. The Board undertakes its roles to complement the MOH as a builder of partnerships and alliances to advocate for healthy public policy to empower individual, organisations and communities through trainings and other capacity building initiatives to improve their health and quality of life.

Blue Ribbon Campaign
Blue Ribbon Campaign MySihat introduces Blue Ribbon Campaign as its effort to recognize and honour the significant roles contributed by people and organizations who save people lives from second hand smoke by advocating 100% smoke free environment.

The Objectives
a) To raise awareness about the harm of second hand smoke and the right to clean air
b) To empower and recognize individuals, groups, institutions, communities, government agencies and stakeholders to continue to change social norms, advocate and establishment of smoke free environment
c) To engage civil society to advocate for stronger smoke free policies

 

Medical Device Authority
www.mdb.gov.my

Medical Device Authority (MDA) is the government agency entrusted to serve the Malaysia medical device’s industry. It is a federal statutory agency under the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) to implement and enforce the Medical Device Act 2012 (Act 737). The objectives of the Act are to address public health and safety issues related to the medical devices and to facilitate medical device trade and industry. MDA was established under the Medical Device Authority Act 2012 (Act 738) on 15 March 2012 and has been officially and fully in operation since 14 June 2012.

 

National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA)
www.npra.moh.gov.my

The National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) is a Malaysian governmental agency that regulates pharmaceutical, natural (traditional) and cosmetic products. NPRA is responsible for ensuring the quality, efficacy and safety of pharmaceutical products, as well as the quality and safety of natural (traditional) products and cosmetics marketed in the country.

With the promulgation of the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulation 1984, the Drug Control Authority (DCA) was established in 1985. NPRA (secretariat to the DCA) achieves its objectives through the registration and licensing scheme, evaluation of scientific data and laboratory testing (where applicable) before the products are marketed. NPRA also monitors registered products through surveillance and pharmacovigilance activities.

NPRA is recognised by WHO as a Collaborating Centre in the Regulatory Control of Pharmaceuticals and is the 26th member of the PIC/S. NPRA is also a non-OECD member adhering to the Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) system on Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).

 

Nutrition Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia
www.nutrition.moh.gov.my

Healthy Cafeteria Initiative

  • Healthy Cafeteria is an initiative to encourage the promotion of healthier food options at food outlets. The initiative increases the skills of food operators in preparing healthier meals. All hospital cafeterias are encouraged to go for this initiative!

 

Malaysian Healthy Plate

  • The Ministry of Health (MOH) has developed the Malaysian Healthy Plate, which better communicates the recommendations from the Food Pyramid and Malaysian Dietary Guidelines. It provides a visual representation of what a healthy meal should look like