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Clinical Research Centre (CRC), CRC Tawau Hospital have been established since May 2017 and have been officiated on 24 October 2018 by Dr. Abd Kahar Bin Abd Asis (Deputy State Health Director) on behalf of Datuk Dr. Christina Rundi (State Health Director). The establishment of Clinical Research Unit is one of the initiatives to promote research activity in the hospital staff and to improve the service through application of Evidence Based Practice. Hospital Tawau strive to provide excellence service to the patients thus to achieve that, investment into research played an important role.

The establishment of clinical research unit aim to enhance clinical research activity by nurturing conducive environment and provide support to the researchers in Ministry of Health especially in Hospital Tawau. Hospital Tawau currently have 1562 staffs and consist of 31 specialists from multiple clinical areas . Considering Hospital Tawau also is the lead hospital for Cluster Hospital Tawau which consisted of Hospital Lahad Datu, Hospital Semporna and Hospital Kunak thus the establishment of Clinical Research Centre is very strategic in terms of geographically location for East Coast Sabah.


To become the lead for research in Tawau Cluster Hospital, moving towards centre of excellence in research in east coast Sabah.


To promote research, provide support and training to researchers in Tawau Cluster Hospital hence to improve patient care services through evidence based practice.

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  1. We support and facilitate research activities such as Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) in the hospital.
    • – Aiding researchers to develop research protocol.
      – Helping researchers to analyse data using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences software.
  2. We assist in the registration of research protocol to NMRR (National Medical Research Register) and application of grants for research.
  3. We provide Research Consultation Clinic for interested researchers.
  4. We organize courses/workshop/seminars related to research.

Workshop/Training/Acitvities 2021

Clinical Research Centre Tawau Hospital organises various courses and workshops to build the capacity in conducting research activities. The courses and workshops are as listed below. Please approach us if you are interested in these workshops.

Date | Schedule
2021 | TBA

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Clinical Research Unit Hospital Tawau officiated on 24 October 2018

Cluster Tawau Research Day year 2018

Cluster Tawau Research Day year 2019

Hospital Tawau staff participation in NCCR year 2017

Hospital Tawau staff participation in Sabah Research Day year 2018

Hospital Tawau staff poster presentation participation in NCCR year 2018

Collaboration workshop with CRC HDOK year 2019

Research Consultation Clinic


Dr Baskaran Subramaniam

Email : drbaskaran@moh.gov.my
Clinical Research Centre (CRC)
Hospital Tawau, Peti Surat 67
91007 Tawau, Sabah.
Tel: 089-983533 ext : 8350

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SN Lilyiana Pengui
Admin Manager

E-mail: lilyianap81@yahoo.com.my
Dr Nur Farhana Ahmad Fisol
Medical Officer

E-mail: farhana.ahfisol@yahoo.com.my