Patient safety

Patients for Patient Safety (PFPS) Webinar Series - Presenters bios

Kadar Marikar

Dr Kadar Marikar is, since 2008, the CEO of the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), the Malaysian Accreditation Organization for Healthcare Facilities and Services. A physician by training with a post graduate degree in Hospital & Health Services Management (UK) and MPH and also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administration. He Served the Malaysian Ministry of Health from 1982 to 2001 in various levels from Clinicians, Medical Directors and Head of Quality Standards. Dr Marikar has been directly involved in the development and implementation of the Malaysian Healthcare/Hospital Accreditation Programme since 1996. He was Appointed as a TQM Consultant; serving the Military Health Services Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 2001 to 2007 and currently a visiting consultant. Dr Marikar is also an Associate Professor at the Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University Putra Malaysia since 2004. He represents Malaysia, as a committee member of the ISQua Accreditation Council since 2002. He Participated and presented papers in several National and International conferences on Quality in Healthcare and Patient safety. Spearheaded and organized yearly MSQH conferences since 2008.In September 2013,jointly with Ministry of Health Malaysia and in collaboration with WHO (Geneva) and WHO/WPRO (Manila) conducted a 2 Day Country workshop on Patients for Patient Safety in Putrajaya Malaysia.