The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) vaccine rollout has highlighted a much-needed revamp of the primary healthcare system in Malaysia, owing mostly to the glaring absence of primary healthcare’s involvement in NIP. In this article, we describe Malaysia’s primary healthcare landscape, explain its importance to the health of Malaysians and propose three ways to better integrate primary healthcare into NIP.At present, primary healthcare in Malaysia falls into both government clinics comprising nearly 3,000 Klinik Kesihatan (health clinics), Klinik Desa