Director of the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA), Ministry of Health Malaysia
Dr. Hasenah Ali is currently the Director of the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA), Ministry of Health Malaysia. She has been servicing the government departments under the Ministry for 27 Years. Her previous position was as the Director of Pharmacy Policy and Strategic Planning of the Pharmaceutical Services Programme, MOH Malaysia. Earlier appointments in the regulatory field include positions in the NPRA as Head of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Compliance Section and oversees several units under the Centre for Quality Control.
She was the Malaysian representative for the OECD Working Group of National Test Guidelines Coordinators from 2008 to 2017. She received her pharmacy undergraduate training from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and obtained a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control and subsequently her PhD from King’s College London, University of London.