Malaysia

Malaysia is George Clinical’s Southeast Asian hub, where we cover neighboring countries of Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines – accessing a population of almost 400 million multi-ethnic people.

George Clinical In Malaysia

Malaysia is George Clinical’s Southeast Asian hub, where we cover neighbouring countries of Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines – accessing a population of almost 400 million multi-ethnic people.

Singapore is a recognized destination for clinical trials, yet other countries are fast emerging as more governments commit to streamlining their clinical research industry. Malaysia implements a universal healthcare system that co-exists with a private healthcare system. Malaysia has a multi-ethnic population of over 30 million, with moderate life expectancy and infant mortality rate. The government has committed funding to improve the healthcare systems in order to support medical tourism and clinical research. The network of Clinical Research Centres, as well as Clinical Research Malaysia are part of government effort to improve the country’s infrastructure to support the industry. To date, Malaysia has 90 industry sponsored research (ISR) trial sites which are approved by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and local IRBs/ IECs, consisting 11 prime sites network. They are a mixture of public, teaching and private hospitals, and have participated over 1,000 ISR trials which require ICH GCP compliance.

What are the benefits of conducting clinical trials in Malaysia?

  • Malaysia implements a universal healthcare system that co-exists with private healthcare system
  • Multi-ethnic population of almost 32 million
  • Government has committed funding to improve healthcare systems
  • 90 industry sponsored research trial sites approved by the MOH

What are the prevalent diseases in Malaysia?

  1. Cardiovascular disease
  2. Cancers
  3. Communicable, maternal, perinatal and nutritional conditions
  4. Respiratory diseases
  5. Diabetes

Staff Experience in Malaysia

Cardiovascular 83%

Central Nervous System 17%

Endocrinology 100%

Oncology 67%

Respiratory 50%

Nephrology 100%

Contact

George Clinical Address:
Unit 902, Level 9, Uptown 2
No 2, Jalan SS 21/37
Damansara Uptown
47400 Petaling Jaya
Selangor DE
MALAYSIA
T: +603 7610 0725

Details

Population 32.07 million, multi-ethnic
Number of Personnel 7
Official Language Bahasa Malaysia (official), English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
Hospital Records Language Mostly English
Electronic Hospital Records Available in selected number of public, teaching and private hospitals only
Site Network 90 hospitals sites, mixture of public, teaching hospital and private
In-country services Clinical Operations
Regulatory Services
GDP – per capita (US $) $30,858
Health Expenditures 4% of GDP
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