The Interplay Between Nutrition, Business and Policy Will Take Us Forward | Dr. Subramaniam

Underlining the importance of working together, H.E. DR. Subramaniam Sathasivam, Malaysian Minister of Health, presents how nutritional choices are central to successful sustainable production and environmental preservation.

It is important that trade policies are in line with nutritional requirements and achieved through policy mechanisms and instrumentsH.E. DR. Subramaniam Sathasivam


Datuk Seri Dr. Subramaniam graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Singapore in 1978. He obtained his Diploma in Dermatology from the University of Wales (UK) in 1994 and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 1998. Since 1994, he has been Member of Parliament.

During his appointment as the Minister of Human Resoures in 2008-2013, he addressed issues of unemployment, estate and unskilled workers, and human resource capacity building. In 2013, he was appointed as the Minister of Health, where has worked to formulate a health transformation plan to address the country’s challenges and needs.

Dr. Subramaniam has received many accolades, including an Honorary Fellowship of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland and Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia. His latest accolade is an Honorary Doctorate in Healthcare Management from Asia Metropolitan University.