Dr Ednin Hamzah is the Chief Executive Officer of Hospis Malaysia, a position held from 1997. Dr Ednin graduated in medicine from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom in 1986 and trained and worked in family medicine in the United Kingdom prior to returning to Malaysia in 1997.
Clinically, he leads the largest community palliative care service in Malaysia. He teaches palliative care in several universities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Nationally he has been involved in palliative care, cancer control and pain management and has been on the Boards of several National Organisations. He is active in international palliative care education and advocacy and is the current Vice Chairman of the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance.