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Photos from the Cochrane
systematic review workshop
held in Ipoh, April 2004






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 Kuala Lumpur.

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 are recorded.

Ipoh Hospital



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