Initiative 7: 1Malaysia Health Services
1Malaysia Health Services offered by the Ministry of Health (MOH) through several main activities:
• Technical Advisory Service for Food Safety Assurance
Food Safety and Quality Division (MOH) is responsible for protecting the public from health hazards and fraud in the preparation, sale and consumption of food. Food security activities implemented through provisions under the Food Act 1983 and Food Regulations 1985 and Food Hygiene Regulations 2009. BKKM also offer some recognition to assist the food industry to produce safe food including 1Malaysia Food Safety Scheme (SK1M ) which was launched in November 2010 specifically to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
• Technical Advisory Assurance Traditional Medicines and Cosmetics
National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau, Ministry of Health is responsible for ensuring that traditional products are registered and cosmetic modification produced by local advertisers or imported to the local market are safe, effective and of high quality. Traditional products and cosmetics manufacturers will be assisted in the registration or notification of their company's products.
• Other Health Services