Minister of Health (Malaysia)

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Minister of Health
Coat of arms of Malaysia.svg
DS Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.jpg
Incumbent
Dzulkefly Ahmad

since 21 May 2018 (2018-05-21)
Ministry of Health
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
SeatPutrajaya
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation1955 (1955)
First holderLeong Yew Koh
DeputyLee Boon Chye
Websitewww.moh.gov.my

The Minister of Health of Malaysia is Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, since 21 May 2018.

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   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Leong Yew Koh
(1888–1963)
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Health 1955 1956 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
Leong Yew Koh
(1888–1963)
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Health and Social Welfare 1956 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
V. T. Sambanthan
(1919–1979)
Alliance (MIC) Minister of Health 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
Omar Ong Yoke Lin
(1917–2010)
MP for Ulu Selangor
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Health and Social Welfare 1959 1960 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Abdul Aziz Ishak
(1914–1999)
MP for Kuala Langat
Alliance (UMNO) ??? ??? Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Lim Swee Aun
(1915–1977)
MP for Larut Selatan
Alliance (MCA) ??? ??? Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Abdul Rahman Talib
(1916–1968)
MP for Kuantan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Health 1962 1964 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Bahaman Samsudin
(1906–1995)
MP for Kuala Pilah
Alliance (UMNO) 1964 ??? Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Ng Kam Poh
(1926–2014)
MP for Telok Anson
Alliance (MCA) 1968 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Sardon Jubir
(1917–1985)
MP for Pontian Utara
Alliance (UMNO) 1969 1972 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Lee Siok Yew
(b. unknown)
MP for Ulu Langat
BN (MCA) 1972 1978 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I · II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Chong Hon Nyan
(b. 1924)
MP for Batu Berendam
BN (MCA) 1978 1982 Hussein Onn
(II)
Mahathir Mohamad
(I · II)
Mak Hon Kam
(b. unknown)
MP for Tanjong Malim
BN (MCA) 1982 1987 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Chan Siang Sun
(b. unknown)
MP for Bentong
BN (MCA) 1987 1989 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Ng Cheng Kiat
(b. unknown)
MP for Klang
BN (MCA) 1989 1990 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Lee Kim Sai
(1937–2019)
MP for Hulu Langat
BN (MCA) 1990 1995 Mahathir Mohamad
(IV)
ChuaJuiMeng.jpg Chua Jui Meng
(b. 1943)
MP for Bakri
BN (MCA) 1995 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(V · VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I)
Chua Soi Lek (cropped).jpg Chua Soi Lek
(b. 1947)
MP for Labis
BN (MCA) 2004 2007 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Liow Tiong Lai in London - 2017 (24850080538) (cropped).jpg Liow Tiong Lai
(b. 1961)
MP for Bentong
BN (MCA) 2008 2013 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
Najib Razak
(I)
Datuk Dr.S.Subramaniam.jpg Subramaniam Sathasivam
(b. 1953)
MP for Segamat
BN (MIC) 16 May 2013 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
(II)
Dzulkefly Ahmad (cropped).jpg Dzulkefly Ahmad
(b. 1956)
MP for Kuala Selangor
PH (Amanah) 21 May 2018 Incumbent Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)

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