University of Malaya is among the four public universities (IPTA) in Malaysia conducting pharmacy programmes in Malaysia. The Department of Pharmacy was established in 1995 within the Faculty of Medicine, to cater for the increase need of pharmacists for the public healthcare system.
Since the year 2000, the department is housed in the Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences Building, Faculty of Medicine. There are about 30 members of full-time staff, over 200 undergraduates and a very active Pharmacy Student Society.
Past and present Heads of the Department of Pharmacy