Today, 23rd September 2020 marks a historical point in IHSR's evidence to policy journey.

The Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia launched “The COVID-19 Chronicles of Malaysia in the Face of a Pandemic”, a document that delineates the timeline of public health strategies that the country took in addressing this pandemic, from 31st December 2019 up until 30th June 2020.

The event took place at the Prime Minister Office in Putrajaya.

YAB Tan Sri Dato' Haji Muhyiddin bin Haji Mohd Yassin signed a commemorative poster for the launching, witnessed by the Health Minister; Dato’ Sri
Dr Adham Baba, Director-General of Health; Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Deputy Director-General of Health (Research and Technical Support); Dr Hishamshah Mohd Ibrahim, and also National Insitutes of Health (NIH) team led by NIH Manager; Dr S Asmaliza Ismail and IHSR Director; Dr Nor Izzah Haji Ahmad Shauki. 

Dato’ Sri Dr Adham Baba presented the book to YAB Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin bin Haji Mohd Yassin, with a photo session to mark this moment in history.

This document is a collaboration work between IHSR and Institute for Clinical Research (ICR) under the umbrella of National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ministry of Health Malaysia.
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