NEHAP Sabah Chapter was established in July 2013 under the jurisdiction of Sabah State Government. The framework of NEHAP Sabah Chapter consists of two tier; Steering Committee and five Thematic Working Groups. In November 2014, Secretariat NEHAP Malaysia with cooperation from Sabah State Government and State Health Department had successfully organised the first workshop for NEHAP Sabah Chapter.
The workshop was officiated by the Sabah Deputy State Secretary (Development), Chairman of NEHAP Sabah Chapter Steering Committee. The main agenda of the workshop was to discuss on environmental health issues specific to Sabah and drafting the NEHAPs’ action plan for Sabah state. The workshop involved 15 agencies including Sabah State agencies and Federal agencies.