Publications

We work hard to produce independent, robust and insightful analysis on health and social care. In this process, we engage with and communicate our thinking and research with a diversity of opinion influencers and decision-makers, including those with opposing views.

Budget 2021: Public health under intense scrutiny

Galen Centre22 November 2020

The RM 3 billion allocation announced for the COVID-19 vaccine cannot be found in the Budget 2021

Drug Price Controls In Malaysia: Implications and Considerations (No....

Galen Centre8 July 2019

There is no one-size-fits-all approach or quick fix to achieving an optimal balance between paying the costs of providing high quality healthcare and ensuring equitable,...

Policy Reforms Needed To Close Gaps In Mental Health

Galen Centre14 January 2019

Most SOPs, emphasize on using physical, even brutal or harsh measures, of handling mentally ill people, such as the usage of straitjackets by the police.

Improving Mental Health In Malaysia: Recommendations for Policymakers...

Galen Centre14 January 2019

This policy brief highlights patient-centric opportunities to improve the response to mental health issues.

Will The Proposed B40 Healthcare Plan Be Accessible & Affordable...

Galen Centre30 October 2018

Will we finally have national health insurance?

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White Paper: Psoriasis – Lifting The Burden Of Stigma &...

Galen Centre29 December 2020

With sufficient resources and investment to manage psoriasis, suffering and stigma can be reduced, and lives changed for the better.

Report Card – Year 1: Health Under Pakatan Harapan

Galen Centre5 May 2019

This document is intended to gauge the Pakatan Harapan government’s stewardship of the health agenda and commitment to reforms. It is important to note from the onset that these...

Policy For Action 2/2019 – What It Means To Suffer In Silence:...

Galen Centre22 April 2019

The paper concludes with six main areas for recommendations on moving forward with LGBT-friendly mental health services.

Policy For Action 1/2018 – Innovate For health: Earmarking Sin Tax...

Galen Centre24 October 2018

There has been no move to earmark the revenue collected for the purpose of health, specifically and directly funding non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention, control and...

Policy Paper: Cancer Policy Recommendations For Parliamentarians...

Galen Centre1 October 2018

More than 80 percent of these recommendations came from patients and their caregivers.

A Brief Overview Of The Digital Health Landscape In Malaysia (No. 2,...

Galen Centre5 April 2018

Investing in digital solutions could dramatically improve productivity and efficiency, with benefits in both patient outcomes and cost.

Guidebook: Silent Pain – Migraine In The Workplace

Galen Centre21 December 2020

Approximately 3.9 million individuals or 12% of the Malaysian population are estimated to be living with with migraine.

Practical Guidelines For Trans-Specific Primary Health Care In...

Galen Centre15 November 2020

Most transgender persons do not consult or seek guidance from medical professionals due to the fear of stigma and discrimination.

Policy Briefs

Budget 2021: Public health under intense scrutiny

Galen Centre22 November 2020

The RM 3 billion allocation announced for the COVID-19 vaccine cannot be found in the Budget 2021

Drug Price Controls In Malaysia: Implications and Considerations (No....

Galen Centre8 July 2019

There is no one-size-fits-all approach or quick fix to achieving an optimal balance between paying the costs of providing high quality healthcare and ensuring equitable,...

Policy Reforms Needed To Close Gaps In Mental Health

Galen Centre14 January 2019

Most SOPs, emphasize on using physical, even brutal or harsh measures, of handling mentally ill people, such as the usage of straitjackets by the police.

Improving Mental Health In Malaysia: Recommendations for Policymakers...

Galen Centre14 January 2019

This policy brief highlights patient-centric opportunities to improve the response to mental health issues.

Will The Proposed B40 Healthcare Plan Be Accessible & Affordable...

Galen Centre30 October 2018

Will we finally have national health insurance?

Load More All Post Loaded
Policy Papers

White Paper: Psoriasis – Lifting The Burden Of Stigma &...

Galen Centre29 December 2020

With sufficient resources and investment to manage psoriasis, suffering and stigma can be reduced, and lives changed for the better.

Report Card – Year 1: Health Under Pakatan Harapan

Galen Centre5 May 2019

This document is intended to gauge the Pakatan Harapan government’s stewardship of the health agenda and commitment to reforms. It is important to note from the onset that these...

Policy For Action 2/2019 – What It Means To Suffer In Silence:...

Galen Centre22 April 2019

The paper concludes with six main areas for recommendations on moving forward with LGBT-friendly mental health services.

Policy For Action 1/2018 – Innovate For health: Earmarking Sin Tax...

Galen Centre24 October 2018

There has been no move to earmark the revenue collected for the purpose of health, specifically and directly funding non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention, control and...

Policy Paper: Cancer Policy Recommendations For Parliamentarians...

Galen Centre1 October 2018

More than 80 percent of these recommendations came from patients and their caregivers.

A Brief Overview Of The Digital Health Landscape In Malaysia (No. 2,...

Galen Centre5 April 2018

Investing in digital solutions could dramatically improve productivity and efficiency, with benefits in both patient outcomes and cost.

Factsheets/ Guidelines

Guidebook: Silent Pain – Migraine In The Workplace

Galen Centre21 December 2020

Approximately 3.9 million individuals or 12% of the Malaysian population are estimated to be living with with migraine.

Practical Guidelines For Trans-Specific Primary Health Care In...

Galen Centre15 November 2020

Most transgender persons do not consult or seek guidance from medical professionals due to the fear of stigma and discrimination.

Infographics