Dr Hamdan Mohamad Ministry of Health

Has graduated from UKM in 1994 and has since become an MDA member. Has been appointed as an Internal Auditor for four terms from 2015-2023. Started joining the MOH as a clinical dietitian in 1995 and since then has worked in various hospitals from Kedah, NS, Pahang, Terengganu, Melaka and Sabah. He has been given the responsibility to manage the Hospital Food Services for almost 18 years. Has received 3 times of excellent award and been promoted 3 times throughout the service. Has conducted quite several research either in community or among hospital-based patients. Has had several presentations include at MDA Conference. Obtained a master’s degree from UKM in 2004 and pursue a PhD at the University of Aberdeen Scotland and graduated in 2016. Has been appointed as Head of Profession for MOH Dietitians for 2022-2023. Currently serving as Senior Principal Assistant Director (Dietetics) in the Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health and responsible for development, implementation and monitoring of the Salt Reduction Strategy to Prevent and Control NCD for Malaysia