Minister of Health (Malaysia)

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Minister of Health
Coat of arms of Malaysia.svg
Khairy Jamaluddin

since 30 August 2021 (2021-08-30)
Ministry of Health
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation1955 (1955)
First holderLeong Yew Koh
DeputyNoor Azmi Ghazali
Aaron Ago Dagang

The Minister of Health of Malaysia is Khairy Jamaluddin, since 30 August 2021.[1] The minister is supported by Deputy Minister of Health which are Noor Azmi Ghazali and Aaron Ago Dagang. The Minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Health.

List of ministers of health[edit]

The following individuals have held office as Minister of Health, or any of its precedent titles:

Political Party:   Alliance/BN   PH

Portrait Name
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
Leong Yew Koh.jpg Leong Yew Koh
MP for Ipoh-Menglembu
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Health 1955 1956 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Minister of Health and Social Welfare 1956 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
V. T. Sambanthan
MP for Kinta Utara
Alliance (MIC) Minister of Health 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
Omar Ong Yoke Lin.jpg Omar Ong Yoke Lin
MP for Ulu Selangor
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Health and Social Welfare 1959 1960 Tunku Abdul Rahman
Abdul Aziz Ishak
MP for Kuala Langat
Alliance (UMNO) 1960 1962
Lim Swee Aun (1966).jpg Lim Swee Aun
MP for Larut Selatan
Alliance (MCA) 1 August 1962 10 October 1962
Abdul Rahman Talib
MP for Kuantan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Health 1962 1964 Tunku Abdul Rahman
Bahaman Samsudin
MP for Kuala Pilah
1964 1968
Ng Kam Poh
MP for Telok Anson
Alliance (MCA) 1968 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
Sardon-jubir.jpg Sardon Jubir
MP for Pontian Utara
Alliance (UMNO) 4 June 1969 1 January 1972 Tunku Abdul Rahman
Abdul Razak Hussein
Lee Siok Yew
MP for Ulu Langat
BN (MCA) 1972 1978 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I · II)
Hussein Onn
Chong Hon Nyan
MP for Batu Berendam
1978 1982 Hussein Onn
Mahathir Mohamad
(I · II)
Mak Hon Kam
(d. 2015)
MP for Tanjong Malim
1982 1987 Mahathir Mohamad
Chan Siang Sun
(b. unknown)
MP for Bentong
1987 1989
Ng Cheng Kiat
(b. unknown)
MP for Klang
1989 1990
Lee Kim Sai
MP for Hulu Langat
1990 1995 Mahathir Mohamad
ChuaJuiMeng.jpg Chua Jui Meng
(b. 1943)
MP for Bakri
1995 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(V · VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Chua Soi Lek (cropped).jpg Chua Soi Lek
(b. 1947)
MP for Labis
2004 2007 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Liow Tiong Lai in London - 2017 (24850080538) (cropped).jpg Liow Tiong Lai
(b. 1961)
MP for Bentong
2008 2013 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Najib Razak
Datuk Dr.S.Subramaniam.jpg Subramaniam Sathasivam
(b. 1953)
MP for Segamat
BN (MIC) 16 May 2013 9 May 2018 Najib Razak
DS Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.jpg Dzulkefly Ahmad
(b. 1956)
MP for Kuala Selangor
PH (AMANAH) 21 May 2018 24 February 2020 Mahathir Mohamad
Adham Baba.jpg Adham Baba
MP for Tenggara
BN (UMNO) 10 March 2020 16 August 2021 Muhyiddin Yassin
Khairy Jamaluddin visiting US Embassy KL (cropped).jpg Khairy Jamaluddin
(b. 1976)
MP for Rembau
30 August 2021 Incumbent Ismail Sabri Yaakob


  1. ^ "Dr Adham Baba terajui Kementerian Kesihatan | Astro Awani". (in Malay). March 9, 2020. Retrieved 2020-03-09.

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