Malaysian National Medicines Policy (MNMP)


The Malaysian National Medicines Policy (MNMP) is an official document of the Government of Malaysia endorsed by the Cabinet in year 2006. The policy defines and prioritizes the medium-term and long-term goals set by the Government for the pharmaceutical sector in Malaysia. The policy identifies the main strategies based on the goals and ensures the implementation of pharmaceutical activities in accord with targets determined.

The objectives of the MNMP are to promote equitable access to medicines and rational use of medicines that are safe, effective and affordable towards improving the health of the nation.

The development and implementation of MNMP involved the public sector and private stakeholders related to the pharmaceutical field. This policy is a transparent framework supported by the aspirations and commitments of the Government and all stakeholders towards the same goal to strengthen the country's pharmaceutical sector.