National Child Development Research Centre (NCDRC) has been established upon the approval of the Cabinet Meeting on June 21st, 2006. NCDRC located at UPSI as a national referral centre for conducting research related to the growth and development of the children as well as coordination issues or affairs of Malaysian children in various aspects.

NCDRC also responsible for developing a children’s database in collaboration with governments, private sector and NGOs which directly involved in addressing the issue of health care, welfare, nutrition, legal, safety and education of children.

As a national referral centre, NCDRC also will help the government in refining and formulating new policies that are appropriate to the child care, welfare and education. NCDRC also helped in designing and implementing educational programs and training for parents related to child care and education.

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