Regional Centre for Microbiology,
Parasitology and Entonomy

(TROPMED/ Malaysia)

 

 

 

TROPMED Malaysia, the Institute for Medical Research (IMR), is one of the research institutions under National Institute of Health (NIH), Ministry of Health Malaysia. It's vision is to be a:

 

"world renowned institution for biomedical research".

 

It's mission is to "Improve health" by:


  • Research-carrying out quality biomedical research to address national health priorities;
  • Specialized diagnostics- providing specialized diagnostic services;
  • Training- building national capacity through technology transfer and consultative
    services; and
  • Consultancies- providing advisory services.

 

IMR's main function as a Regional Centre of SEAMEO TROPMED Network (TROPMED Malaysia) is to facilitate the strengthening of individual and institutional capabilities in microbiology, parasitology and entomology through various training and postgraduate degree programmes, linkages, personnel exchanges, scientific forums, technical consultancy services, research projects, publications and information dissemination.


The Institute for Medical Research (IMR) is the research arm of the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its main function is to carry out research to identify, elucide, control and prevent diseases and prevent diseases and health issues prevalent in the country. Its mission is to improve health by 1) carrying out quality biomedical research to address national health priorities. 2) Providing specialised diagnostic services and 3) building national capacity through technology transfer and consultative services.