Medical Protection Society

Medical Protection

Medical Protection has supported and protected members in Malaysia for over 40 years. With more than 125 years of expertise worldwide, we’re here for you, today, tomorrow and into the future.

Our protection provides you with intelligent risk management, the very best legal defence and an influential voice for your profession, giving you the freedom to practise with confidence.

We are here for you through any professional challenges you may face, from patient complaints to regulatory issues and disciplinary proceedings.

Our expert teams understand the challenges of clinical practice, with doctor-to-doctor support and advice. You can contact us in an emergency anytime, 24/7

MEDEFEND (by Marsh Specialty)


MEDEFEND is a Medical Indemnity Scheme which covers individual medical practitioners in Malaysia against actual or alleged claims of medical negligence. The cover is provided on a claims-made basis.

MEDEFEND is endorsed by the Malaysian Medical Association in 2017. On 20 Oct 2020, MEDEFEND Takaful was launched to meet the demands for a shariah compliant cover. For more details, please click here

Why choose MEDEFEND?

MEDEFEND is managed and developed by Marsh Insurance Brokers (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Marsh Specialty), a leading broker for Healthcare professionals in Asia for more than two decades. Marsh constantly appraised the changing medico-legal trends around the region to ensure policy coverage is tailored to meet such changes. For example: Courts’ decisions on Aggravated Damages, Vicarious Liability and Non-Delegable Duty.