Barriers to HIV Testing

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The community in malaysia and the challenges they face

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To conduct multi-disciplinary Research, Education, and Advocacy to address the major health and social issues associated with HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in Malaysia.

To conduct research in a variety of disciplines in basic and translational science, clinical science, social and behavioural sciences, implementation science, policy, and ethics pertaining to HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in Malaysia.





To educate the community, and to train the next generation of local, regional, and global experts to conduct research in basic science, clinical, epidemiological, policy and intervention research in relation to HIV/AIDS, and other infectious diseases.



To translate research findings into evidence-based policy and practice in Malaysia with government agencies and parliamentarians, alongside strategic collaborations and partnerships with public, private and civil society stakeholders.


CERiA’s research, education, and advocacy initiatives are supported by local and international collaborators.

IAS - the International AIDS Society

Norman Chong from CERiA encourages young people across the world to ask why with his solution-oriented platform to help address gaps in the #HIV response for young people in #Malaysia.

Consider This: IV/AIDS (Part 2) - Advances in Testing, Prevention, Treatment

International Testing Week was launched by Coalition PLUS to encourage increased testing efforts for HIV, Hepatitis, and STIs, as well as to promote awareness of the benefits of earlier testing and its linkage to care. As we mark World AIDS Day on December 1st, how can increased testing efforts contribute to Malaysia’s goal of eliminating the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030? On this episode of #ConsiderThis Melisa Idris speaks to Dr Raja Iskandar Shah Raja Azwa Shah, President of the Malaysian AIDS Council.

November 30, 2023 21:15 MYT

The Course is Clear

Dr Raja Iskandar Shah, an infectious disease authority and president of the Malaysian AIDS Council, emphasises the critical role of HIV prevention and treatment in curtailing transmissions.

By Elizabeth Soong | Photography by Daniel Adams

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Our people include renowned local, regional and international faculty, researchers, and community members serving as investigators, research associates, master-level and doctoral-level training candidates, visiting scholars and fellows, working group members, and “out of the box” collaborators from the public, private and civil society sectors in Malaysia, the region, and around the world.