The Malaysian Cochrane Network was officially formed as a branch of the Australasian Cochrane Centre in September 2013. The Malaysian Cochrane Network is made up of five network sites based in various institutions across Malaysia (Julius Centre University of Malaya, Penang Medical College, University Sains Malaysia, Institute of Medical Research and Melaka Manipal Medical College).
The Julius Centre University of Malaya has been appointed as the UM Cochrane Network site. The roles of the network sites are to support and expand Cochrane activities in the University of Malaya and forming linkages and partnerships with institutions around UM.
The Launching of the University Malaya Cochrane Network Site was held on the 3rd March 2014.