The College has been developing the Advanced Training Program for Public Health Medicine. A pre-requisite for applicants - the completion of a Master of Public Health Program (MPH). This advance training program along with parallel pathways for Public Health Medicine Specialist (PHMS) has been presented to the Medical Education Committee (MEC) of the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). However, the MMC is awaiting comments from the Specialty Education Subcommittee, who is awaiting comments from the Specialty Education Subcommittee for Public Health. The recent introduction of the Malaysian Standards for Medical Specialist Training by the Specialty Education Subcommittee may result in a need for more complete documentation of the fellowship similar to that of an academic program.