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Clinical Research Centre (CRC), Sabah Women and Children Hospital (SWACH) was established as part of the Network of Clinical Research Centres of the Ministry of Health (MOH) on 17 February 2011. It is headed by Dr Flora Chong Li Tze and the deputy is Dr Heng Hock Sin. This unit consists of one medical officer, 3 research officers and 2 officers from Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM).

CRC functions to promote, support and conduct quality and ethical clinical research to improve patients’ outcome in SWACH. CRC SWACH undertakes clinical research and provides research-related administrative services and training courses including research methodology, medical biostatistics and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) workshops.


To promote, support and conduct quality and ethical clinical research and training in research in SWACH.


To improve patients’ health outcomes through ethical and quality clinical research.


  • To promote research culture among health care professionals in SWACH and in Sabah.
  • To disseminate skills in Methodology, Statistical tools, and techniques in designing and conducting clinical trials.
  • To provide health care workers the principles of methodology and biostatistic in clinical research.

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To support and facilitate research activities in the hospital through the provision of:
  a) Database of clinicians interested in research – by interest areas, track record on Industry Sponsored Research (ISR), Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) and publications;
  b) Technical support such as statistical analysis;
  c) Administrative support such as providing research assistants and study coordinators;
  d) Facility support such as IT, statistical software, and others, and work station;
To assist in the registration of research protocol to NMRR (National Medical Research Register) and application of grants for research;
To facilitate and participate in clinical trials and other research initiated or coordinated by the national CRC;
To promote research through capacity building through the following:
  a) Conduct courses such as Good Clinical Practice (GCP), basic research methodology and biostatistics, scientific writing, introduction to Clinical Research (ICR) and others;
  b) Research clinics – provide consultation on research methodology, study design, protocol and statistical analysis.

Workshop/Training/Activities 2021

Date | Schedule
2021 | TBA

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Dr. Flora Chong Li Tze
Clinical Research Centre
Sabah Women and Children’s Hospital
(Likas Hospital)
Locked Bag No 187
88996 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Tel: 088-522600 Ext. 2272
Fax: 088-435734
Email : crclikas@gmail.com

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Dr Heng Hock Sin

Kueh Bing Ling
Admin Manager

E-mail: kuehbl@crc.moh.gov.my

8.00am – 5.00pm
(Monday – Friday)