Dato’ Mohd Shafiq Bin Abdullah has been officially appointed as the Secretary General of Health since 10 February 2021. He was a graduate of Bachelor of Political Science (Hons) from  Malaysia National University (UKM) and a Master of Public Administration from Meiji University, Japan. He served for 29 years in the civil service with his first position as Assistant Secretary in the Ceremonies Division, Prime Minister’s Department on 1 December 1992.