Tap into immense potential of clinical research, PM urges Malaysians

Published on 9 May 2024 2:52:06 PM

The country has raked in over RM1.16bil in cumulative gross national income from sponsored clinical research since 2012, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

In his keynote speech at the launch of the Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) Trial Connect 2024, read out by Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad on Thursday (May 9), Anwar urged the country to take advantage of opportunities in the field by removing barriers to clinical research, improve the ease of doing business here and reduce bureaucracy while adhering to standards.

He said as the clinical research industry grows, supporting services such as CROs, laboratories, manufacturing plants and logistic services will see expansion as well.

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