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NATIONAL HEALTHVARE STATISTICS INITIATIVE

National Healthcare Establishments & Workforce Survey (NHEWS)
The NHEWS survey is a survey of health facilities distribution, services, human resource and technology of healthcare in both Malaysian hospitals and primary care setting. This information is critical for evidence-based policy making and maintaining the smooth running of national healthcare system.
The National Healthcare Establishments & Workforce Survey aims to:

1. To collect reliable and valid data in healthcare providers setting.
2. To analyse the hospital distributions, facilities, workforce relations with health service activity.
3. To provide accurate and timely data to various stakeholders including government bodies, private sector, consumers and researchers.
4. To quantify the present state and trends of healthcare providers at various levels of our healthcare system, including national, regional, local or institutional.

National Medicines Use Survey (NMUS) The NMUS is designed to collect data on the supply, procurement, prescription, dispensing and use of medicines in Malaysia. This information is crucial for any discussion on improving the use of medicines in Malaysia. Thus support the implementation of our National Medicines policy.
The NMUS aims to:

1. To collect the high quality, reliable and timely information on medicines use.
2. To quantify the present state and trends of medicines utilization at various levels of our healthcare system, include national, regional, local or institutional.

National Medical Device Survey (NMDS)
The NMDS is designed to collect data on the supply, procurement, inventory and use of medical devices in Malaysia. The increasing use and dependence on devices in diagnosing and managing patients has created the need to assess availability and distribution of medical devices in our country.
The National Medical Device Survey (NMDS) aims to:
1. To determine whether the available devices actually meeting the current needs of healthcare providers.
2. To quantify the present state and trends of selected medical devices in the country.

National Medical Care Survey (NMCS)
The NMCS survey is a survey of morbidity pattern and process of care in the primary care setting and this is crucial for the planning and development of the primary care sector as well as the practitioners and is of utmost importance for the well-being of the country in view of the increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases.
The National Medical Care Survey aims to:

1. To collect reliable and valid data in primary care setting.
2. To assess patient characteristics and morbidity pattern and the relationship of these factors have with health service activity.
3. To provide accurate and timely data to various stakeholders including government bodies, primary care practitioners, consumers, researchers, and the pharmaceutical industry.
4. To establish an ongoing database of doctor/patient encounter information.