Hangzhou, 30 January – The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University and Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in clinical trial activities in Malaysia and China, today.
The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University is one of the oldest university in China with a long history in medical research and development. With this cooperation, both parties will provide support and valuable resources to encourage new clinical research collaborations. In addition, it opens teaching and training opportunities, this is also in line with the one belt one road policy which benefit both countries.
Malaysia stands to benefit through business networking opportunities from China pharmaceutical and biotech companies which may see more trials coming into the country.
The MoU is signed between CEO of CRM, Dr. Akhmal Yusof and President of First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Prof. Wang Weilin. The MoU ceremony was witnessed by the CRM Board Members YBhg. Dato’ Seri Dr. Chen Chaw Min, Secretary General, Ministry of Health Malaysia and YBrs. Dr. Goh Pik Pin, Director of National Clinical Research Centre (CRC).