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Dr Gan Saw Chien

Dr Gan Saw Chien

Public Health Specialist & Head of Strategic Purchasing Department ProtectHealth Corp. Sdn. Bhd.

Dr Gan Saw Chien is a Ministry of Health Public Health Physician. His main interest areas are Health System, Health Economics and Health Financing. He holds a Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of Malaya and has authored several publications on healthcare equity and resource allocation. He is currently serving as Head of Strategic Purchasing Department at ProtectHealth Corporation Sdn Bhd.

Whilst at ProtectHealth, he has been involved in the Ministry of Health’s various public private partnership & strategic purchasing initiatives. The company collaborates with private clinics in screening 1.25million individuals (with a 40% new non-communicable diseases detection rate) under PeKa B40 since 2019, partners with private practitioners in delivering 40 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine under National Programme (PICK) since 2021, and purchases acute primary care services from private clinics for 1.6 million beneficiaries under Scheme Perubatan MADANI since 2023.

The Ministry of Health, via ProtectHealth, has again embarked on another public private partnership with private hospitals nationwide to ease the long waiting time at Ministry of Health hospitals in 2024 and he looks forward to sharing the insights and experiences gained at the conference.

Contact Details 

Email: gansawchien@protecthealth.com.my

Mobile: 012-7269 256

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saw-chien-gan-9a124a79

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