The Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services
The history of military medicine in Malaysia started when the British Military Medical Of cers served in Malaya in 1933. It was not until 1960 when the Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services was formally established. It was then known as the General Service Corps (Medical). The General Service Corps (Medical) was renamed as the Malaysian Medical and Dental Corps (MMDC) on 11 May 1967. The MMDC was awarded a Royal Charter on 7 June 1997 and the designation was changed to the Royal
Medical and Dental Corps. The present Colonel in Chief is the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Yussuf
Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahulah.