List of Members Research Activities Summary of Report
Centre Name: Centre for Research on Non-communicable Diseases
Chairperson: Prof. Dr John Paul Evangel Judson (UTAR profile)
Description of Centre: Our Goals
  • To be a reputed regional Centre of Excellence in research related to Non-Communicable Diseases.
  • To contribute towards the Good Health and Well-being of the Community (Goal 3 of UNESCO’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals)
Our vision
  • 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
Our Mission
  • 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
Research area:
Non-Communicable / Lifestyle diseases

  • Medicinal herbs
  • Geriatric care
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Mental health
  • Stress-related disorders