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Assoc. Prof. Sivalal Sadasivan

Dr Sivalal Sadasivan

Medical Director and Community Health Consultant

MBBS (AIigarh Muslim University, India), 1977

Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital & Health Services Administration 1988



Summary Profile
Dr. Sivalal Sadasivan is a associate professor at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine at Monash University Sunway Campus. His vast experience includes holding the positions of Director of Hospital Batu Pahat, Johor (Malaysia, government hospital), later he was promoted to Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia’s headquarters and was managing all government hospitals in the country.


After his training in US, Canada, Sweden and Spain; Dr. Sivalal was appointed by the government to set up the health Technology Assessment Unit in MOH, and was soon promoted to Deputy Director of the Medical Development Division at MOH; later was appointed to Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence Based Practice in Health Care.


He has been a consultant on health technology assessment in Turkey, Pakistan, Indonesia and Iran. In addition, he has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences.