Dr. KOH KAR CHAI
Malaysian Medical Association
Malaysia

Biography:
M.B.,B.S. from University of Mangalore, India…..1991

Postgraduate diplomas:

Dip. STDs/AIDS from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand…..1993
Dip. Pract. Dermatology from University of Wales College of Medicine, U.K. …..1994

Currently the Honorary General Secretary of the Malaysian Medical Association(MMA), Dr Koh holds
positions on other committees within MMA and also represents the Association in other external organisations.

He has been involved in various discussions and forums on the health care transformation of Malaysia, including being part of the Ministry of Health Working Visit Team on the Taiwan National Health System as a private sector representative and was a Country member of Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN).

Dr Koh is on the Medical Industry Cooperation Committee, China-ASEAN Business Council and also
the Vice Chair of Council of The Confederation of Medical Associations in Asia and Oceania.

Other positions held currently are
*Appointed Member, Drug Control Authority, National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
*Appointed member, Jawatankuasa Teknikal DUNas “Komponen Access to Medicines”, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
*Appointed member, Lembaga Iklan Ubat, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
*Appointed representative of various Technical Committees of Industrial Standard Committee for
Medical Devices and Facilities of Healthcare under SIRIM Bhd.
* Elected Assistant Secretary of Council of the Federation of Scientific and Technological Association
in Malaysia (COSTAM)