Essential Drugs in Malaysia


Chronology of Major Events

January 31, 2000Editorial Voice: Status Quo in Drug Use
January 30, 2000 Essential drugs and telehealth
January 27, 2000Launching Ceremony - National Drug List
December 5, 1999Profit takes priority over care
August, 1999Excerpt of MMA-PhAMA Dialogue Report on NEDL
March 22, 1999National Essential Drug List Seminar in Kuala Lumpur
February 11, 19996th Meeting of National Essential Drugs List in Kuala Lumpur
July 4, 1998Internal Circulation of Draft National Essential Drug List
July 2, 19985th Meeting of National Essential Drugs List in Kuala Lumpur
June 25, 1998Going Generic and Bringing Health to All
September 5, 1997Seminar on Essential Drugs Concept - An International Perspective
June 23, 19974th meeting of National Essential Drugs List in Kuala Lumpur
October 25, 19963rd. meeting of National Essential Drugs List in Kuala Lumpur
September 3, 19962nd. meeting of National Essential Drugs List in Kuala Lumpur
April 22, 1996Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society rejected a proposal supporting National Essential Drugs List at its 29th AGM held in Kuala Lumpur
March 21, 1996Inaugral meeting on National Essential Drugs List in Kuala Lumpur
March 2, 1996National Essential Drugs List hailed
February 17, 1996Announcement by the Health Minister in the local press
February 16, 1996Press Release : Drug Prices in Malaysia (Excerpt of Proposals)