The Department of Paediatrics at the Royal College
of Medicine Perak in Ipoh is the site for the SEA-ORCHID
Project in Malaysia. The College is located next to
Ipoh Hospital and has associations with the 21 Ministry
of Health hospitals & health centres in Perak.
Royal College of Medicine Perak
The clinical facilities include family and community
based clinics, maternal and child health care, hospitals
that provide basic specialist care and Ipoh Hospital,
a tertiary referral centre. In addition the College
has a close association with Private Family Practitioners
in Ipoh. For further information about the Royal
College of Medicine Perak.
Ipoh has a population of 500,000 and is the capital
of the state of Perak Darul Ridzuan. The city lies
within the Kinta Valley halfway between Penang and
Ipoh Hospital is the site for collection of primary
and secondary outcomes. The Hospital serves the local
population of Ipoh and acts as the referral centre
for the other 12 hospitals within the state. The hospital
is equipped with modern facilities and technologies
as well as specialist care and sub-specialist services.
The average workload for a year is 650,000 outpatients
and 50,000 inpatients and over 9000 births per year