Malaysia’s Record-Breaking Success In Sponsored Clinical Research

PUTRAJAYA, April 24 (Bernama) — Malaysia has achieved yet another remarkable milestone in sponsored clinical research, surpassing its target and previous years’ accomplishments, as highlighted in Clinical Research Malaysia’s (CRM) Annual Report 2023. This achievement was unveiled during the CRM Annual Report launch at the Ministry of Health (MOH) office, by the Minister of Health, YB Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

The annual report outlined 276 newly sponsored clinical research studies in the country, representing the highest number recorded since the organization’s establishment in 2012. In 2023, Malaysia rose to second place within the Southeast Asia region in terms of the number of global industry-sponsored studies. These record-breaking figures are also mirrored in the Gross National Income, contributing to a cumulative value of RM1.16 billion generated from sponsored research since 2012.


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