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The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy is an independent public policy research and advocacy organisation.

Healthcare Reforms!

We look at some essential discourse for tackling some of the defining issues in health and social care. Will the government be able to commit and deliver its proposed reforms to reshape the Malaysian health and social care landscape?

Healthcare Reforms

HSA Women’s Ward Fire: One Too Many

Urgent reforms are needed in the area of fire safety.

Healthcare Reforms

LPPKN Chair Appointment Should Be Treated Seriously

Member of Parliament for Parit, Mohd Nizar Zakaria has a serious job and big shoes to fill.

Healthcare Reforms

To Tackle COVID-19, Keep Trade Free And Support Innovation,...

The united declaration calls for a range of measures to safeguard supplies of essential medical goods and support innovation for future Covid-19...

What do we think about key health and social issues?

Based on our research and policy analysis as well as the work we do with individuals and organisations in the health and social system, we present and project our views on a range of issues and topics.

Non-Communicable Diseases

We Are Living In A Crisis And It Isn’t Just Covid-19

We need local-level, granular data that is integrated with social and economic indicators.

Non-Communicable Diseases

Malaysia Is Going Through Multiple Long-Term Crises:...

The health component of the upcoming 12th Malaysia Plan must have a solid commitment towards ensuring that health initiatives which address the NCD...

Governance & Regulation

Collaboration, Innovation And Free Trade Will Get Us...

Now is not the time for countries to look inwards. The crisis will only be resolved, and economies will only recover, if countries are allowed to...

Governance & Regulation

COVID-19: The Decision To Resume Congregational Prayer...

If we are absolutely unable to wait for the epidemiological situation to improve, then the staged approach taken by Selangor is the model to follow.

Governance & Regulation

CMCO: Premature Lifting Of Restrictions And Lack Of...

Lack of preparation will result in unsuccessful implementation of the SOPs, increased risks, frustration, conflict, public tension, and most...

Governance & Regulation

Extended MCO May See Increased Mortality Among Those With...

With continued uncertainty surrounding the end of the partial lockdown which now into the second month, many patients are facing trouble with...