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Ministry of Health (MOH)
Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM)
Coat of arms of Malaysia

The headquarters of Ministry of Health Malaysia in Kompleks E, Putrajaya
Ministry overview
Formed1963; 61 years ago (1963)
Preceding Ministry
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersBlock E1, E3, E6, E7 & E10, Complex E, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62590 Putrajaya
MottoWe're Ready to Help (Kami Sedia Membantu)
Employees267,578 (2020) [1]
Annual budgetMYR 41.2 billion (2024) [2]
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executives
  • (Vacant), Secretary-General
  • Radzi Abu Hassan[3], Director-General
Websitewww.moh.gov.my
Footnotes
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The Ministry of Health (Malay: Kementerian Kesihatan; abbreviated MOH) is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for health system: health behaviour, cancer, public health, health management, medical research, health systems research, respiratory medicine, health promotion, healthcare tourism, medical device,[4] blood collection, leprosy control, clinical research, health care, dental care, health institution, laboratory, pharmaceutical, patient safety.

The Minister of Health administers ministerial functions through the Ministry of Health and a range of other government agencies. The current Health Minister is Zaliha Mustafa who took office on 3 December 2022.[5] The minister is assisted by the Deputy Minister of Health Lukanisman Awang Sauni who took office on 10 December 2022.

Its headquarters is located in Putrajaya.

Organisation

Federal agencies

  1. Children's Dental Centre and Dental Training College Malaysia, or Pusat Pergigian Kanak-Kanak dan Kolej Latihan Pergigian Malaysia (PPKKKLPM). (Official site)
  2. Malaysian Health Promotion Board, or Lembaga Promosi Kesihatan Malaysia (MySihat). (Official site)
  3. Medical Device Authority, or Pihak Berkuasa Peranti Perubatan (PBPP). (Official site)
  4. Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC), or Majlis Pengembaraan Penjagaan Kesihatan Malaysia. (Official site)

Key legislation

The Ministry of Health is responsible for administration of several key Acts:[6]

Policy Priorities of the Government of the Day

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.mof.gov.my/portal/arkib/perbelanjaan/2020/B.42_P.42.pdf. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Budget 2024 Highlights".
  3. ^ "Dr Radzi Abu Hassan named new Health DG". The Star. 25 April 2023. Retrieved 25 April 2023.
  4. ^ "Malaysia Medical Device Registration". Qualtech.
  5. ^ Lee, Yen Nee (2021-08-16). "Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and cabinet resign, palace confirms". CNBC. Retrieved 2021-08-18.
  6. ^ http://www.moh.gov.my/english.php/database_stores/store_view/11 Health Acts