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First year Memory of

Datuk Seri Dr  Jeyaindran,

14 Dec 1954  - 19 Aug 2019

 Datuk Seri Dr Jeyaindran Sinnadurai 

38 years of clinical care experience including managing the Department of Medicine of the largest hospital in the country (450 beds and 2000 staff) and (at the Ministry of Health) delivering quality healthcare by overseeing all 144 public hospitals (close to 100,000 staff) and 230 private hospitals in Malaysia (under the Private Healthcare Facility Act). was responsible for transforming the training of all levels of doctors by providing greater opportunities for training and specialisation including parallel pathways with reduced time required whilst maintaining quality, as well as overseeing the final implementation of the Traditional and Complementary Act 2016 and Allied Healthcare Professionals Act 2016. highlights and achievements include multiple innovation awards and recognition from local and foreign universities, professional bodies and organisations.



  • Darjah Seri Mahkota Wilayah (SMW) (Datuk Seri) honor date Feb 2018  honor issuer HRH King of Malaysia

  • Darjah Cemerlang Seri Melaka (DCSM) (Datuk Wira) honor date Oct 2016  honor issuerGovernor of Melaka

  • Hon Fellow  Academy of Family Physicians Malaysia

  • Fellow Academy of Medicine Malaysia

  • First Prize - International Society for Pharmaco Economics paper on the pharmaco-economics of warfarin clinics demonstrated that treatment can not only be delivered faster but more cheaply and safely

  • First Prize Quality Assurance Award by Ministry of Health Malaysia , in description developed a rapid and efficient Warfarin Outpatient Clinic which greatly reduced patient turnaround time with >70% patients within target INR values. won the hospital level QA 2009, went on to win national level QA and finally, his paper on the phamaco-economics of warfarin clinics won the first prize at ISPRO in Taiwan in 2013.

  • First Prize - Quality Assurance Competition by Ministry of Health Malaysia in description developed treatment algorithms to reduce door-to-needle time in the management of acute myocardial infarctions (STEMI) in 1998 which formed the basis for the tracking of national indicators for STEMIs launched in 2003 and led to this award in 2006. this system eventually became the basis of the National Cardio-Vascular Database implemented in 2008.

  • Fellow Head of, Royal College of Physicians Ireland

  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians Ireland

  • Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) (Datuk) in 2000  from HRH King of Malaysia

  • Fellow of   American College of Chest Physicians, (Oct 1997)

  • Fellow honor by Royal Academy of Medicine, Ireland. (date Jan 1997) 

  • Datuk Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (DSSA) (award date 1995)  by HRH Sultan of Selangor

  • First Prize - Prime Minister's National Award for Quality (date 1991)  by Prime Minister of Malaysia for description developed 25 innovations to make the out-patient and emergency departments more patient friendly, including greatly reduced patient waiting time

  • Chevening Award by Foreign and Commonwealth Office the award was for  the prestigious award to further his postgraduate training in thoracic medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital, National Heart and Lung Institute (later Imperial College) London.

FOUNDER of myNadi

Late Datuk Dr. Jeya serves the community in his daily work and in an individual capacity has helped numerous individual and NGO’s address their socio-economic issues and overcome their problem. Realizing the need to have an organization to address these issues in a sustainable manner, together with others with a similar interest, he founded Yayasan myNADI. 

On 19 August 2019 late Datuk Seri Dr S. Jeyaindran, who died of a heart attack early today, was a well-known figure among the medical fraternity in the country. 

He always says this:

We Couldn't Have Done This Alone

"Many of our activities would not have been this successful, had it not been for the close working relationship that we have forged with other NGO’s. 

In keeping true to our slogan of “to complement and not compete“, we have gained the trust and respect of numerous NGOs and we hope to work with more of them in the coming year. 

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