To be a leading Institute towards the advancement of
Science, Technology and Education in Malaysia
To improve the health of the people of Malaysia through
research, education, and generation of scientific
knowledge and information on health.
To contribute towards national building and improvement
of the economy of the country through promoting
awareness and self-development.
To conduct research – with special emphasis on priority
non-communicable diseases and related risk factors
affecting national health and well being of the
community and application of new and emerging knowledge
towards solution of health problems.
To strengthen the research capacity – through development of
infrastructure and capacity building of manpower
resources for health research through recruiting PhD
students, post-PhD fellows, disseminating expertise and
providing consultation services.
To promote research culture – in collaboration with medical
and related health sciences institutions through
provision of academic courses and technical training
programs for postgraduate students, offering and help in
applying grants and funding for research.
To enhance technology development and analytical services –
applicable in the diagnosis, management and control of
non-communicable diseases or conditions.