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Malaysia in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1963

Mission: The mission of the Ministry of Health is to lead and work in partnership: i. to facilitate and support the people to: attain fully their potential in health; appreciate health as a valuable asset; take individual responsibility and positive action for their health. ii. to ensure a high quality health system that is: customer centred; equitable; affordable; efficient; technologically appropriate; environmentally adaptable; innovative. iii. with emphasis on: professionalism, caring and teamwork value; respect for human dignity; community participation.

Vision: A nation working together for better health.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionMalaysia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1811th578th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4236th1325th19th
Dentistry 473rd95th5th
Environmental Science 3797th1256th29th
Medicine +3791st1118th17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3277th1052nd21st
Psychology 2473rd448th15th
Social Sciences 3532nd838th38th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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