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

The headquarters of Ministry of Health Malaysia in Kompleks E, Putrajaya
Ministry overview
Formed1963; 58 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)
Employees267,045 (2017)
Annual budgetMYR 24,800,986,200 (2017)
Minister responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
Ministry executives
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,[1] 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, sworn in on 10 March 2020, is Dato' Sri Dr. Adham bin Baba, assisted by two deputies, Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali (Deputy Minister I) and Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang (Deputy Minister II).[2]

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:[3]

Policy Priorities of the Government of the Day

See also

References

  1. ^ "Malaysia Medical Device Registration". Qualtech.
  2. ^ "2020 Cabinet: No DPM; 4 senior ministers". New Straits Times. 9 March 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  3. ^ http://www.moh.gov.my/english.php/database_stores/store_view/11 Health Acts