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CRC Queen Elizabeth I

Clinical Research Centre , Hospital Queen Elizabeth I (CRC QEHI) also previously known as CRC Sabah, was first established as part of the Network of Clinical Research Centres of the Ministry of Health (MOH) in 2008. It has been operational since 2008 with the aim to promote, support and conduct quality and ethical clinical research to improve patients’ outcome in HQEI. CRC QEHI undertakes clinical research, and provides research-related administrative services and training courses including research methodology, medical biostatistics and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) workshops.

Previously since 2008, CRC Sabah was temporarily located in the Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Unit (CAPD Unit) in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. In March 2010, it officially moved to its own premise, a modest colonial bungalow converted into office, within the Queen Elizabeth Hospital I compound. Since the move, vast expansion of research facilities within the hospital has been done to support the increasing activities of research trainings, Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) and Industry Sponsored Research (ISR) in the hospital.

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

To equip medical staff in HQE I with skills in conducting quality and ethical clinical research.


  • To promote a culture of research among health care workers 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 be a centre of information research referral in Hospital Queen Elizabeth I To receive and arrange visitors from Pharmaceutical Company, research sponsor and Contract Research Organisation (CRO)
To provide research consultancy services such as research proposal and medical statistics To provide site management services for research project
To provide research consultancy services such as research proposal and medical statistics To provide staff as Clinical Research Coordinator in Clinical Trial
To be the local NMRR secretariat and ensure registration of clinical research in the National Medical Research Register (NMRR) To assist initiate Clinical Trial Research
To provide internet services and international fax for usage in Clinical Trial and Registry / Database  

Workshop/Training/Activities 2018

26-27 Feb | Introduction To Clinical Research Workshop
20 March | Introduction To Clinical Audit Workshop
18 April | Research Methodology Workshop
19 April | Basic Data Analysis Workshop
11-13 July | Questionnaire Validation Workshop – Brochure
25-27 July | Good Clinical Practice Workshop

Newsletter CRC QE1 Publications
CRC Sabah Newsletter Issue 12 Click here…
CRC Sabah Newsletter Issue 8
CRC Sabah Newsletter Issue 7  

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Dr. Jayaram Menon

E-mail: drmjayaram@gmail.com
Clinical Research Centre
Hospital Queen Elizabeh 1
Locked Bag No 2029
88586 Kota Kinabalu
Tel: 088-517507
Fax: 088-211906

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Dr Ahmad Toha Samsudin

E-mail: ahmadts62@yahoo.com
Juhanah Gimbo
Admin Manager

E-mail: juhanah@moh.gov.my
8.00am – 5.00pm
(Monday – Friday)