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Centre for Quality
Management of Medicines

The CQMM core research focus is on quality use of medicine (QUM) which is defined as medications appropriate to clinical needs, in doses that meet individual requirements, for an adequate period of time, and at the lowest cost. 

Our researchers utilize various research approaches namely hybrid methods (laboratory – clinical based), clinical studies, professional practices and policy development. 

We collaborate with practitioners from the Ministry of Health, pharmaceutical industries, non-governmental organizations and academia from higher education and research institutions to enhance our research impact.


To lead in the translation of pharmaceutical research outcome and expertise to impact changes in health policy.


To be at the forefront in pharmaceutical care and health policy research that will impact better use of medicines and improve health outcomes.

  • To promote safe and cost-effective use of medicines and practices.
  • To optimise the delivery of pharmaceutical care and clinical pharmacy initiatives.
  • To enhance professional development of healthcare providers, relevant to changes and developments in society and sciences.
  • To enhance the quality of information about medicines provided to the public and healthcare providers.




medication adherence
Medication Information and Literacy
pills boxes
Medication Adherence
pharmacy practice
Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Pharmaceutical Policy & Pharmacoeconomics




Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noraida Mohamed Shah
+603-9289 8038
+603-2698 3271