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MPS-YPC is short for Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society – Young Pharmacist Chapter. It is the largest chapter under MPS, representing the interest of more than 10,000 pharmacists in the nation.

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Mandatory Immunisation Proposal to Be Discussed Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   On May 8, the proposal on mandatory immunisation will be tabled with the Ministry of Health’s steering committee. This is to be done before it is presented to the cabinet. Opinions from various […]

Practical Guide to Diabetes Management in Ramadhan Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   Malaysia is one of the countries with a high prevalence of diabetic patients. Malaysia is also a country which majority of its citizens observe the Ramadhan fast every year. Diabetic patients who fast […]

Smoking Ban (Officially) Starting July 1 Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   From 1 July onwards, those who still smoke cigarettes at eateries will be issued summons. Despite the announcement of the ban earlier this year, many eateries can still be seen drowning in cigarette […]

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Tobacco Written by Dr. Koong Heng Nung -  Founding Director of the Tobacco Free Generation International & Medical Director of Koong & Ho Surgery Pte Ltd. Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital A common social challenge the youth face is addictions especially to nicotine. The legal acceptability of nicotine, superimposed onto the experimental phase of a life [...]
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Tobacco Written by Ms Huang Wenya Naomi, Singapore TFG Advocate since 2019 350km away from home, in Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, I started my first advocacy efforts for the Tobacco Free Generation. Our audience included respected members from the Malaysian Women’s Action on Tobacco and Health and young leaders from the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society- Young [...]
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Interprofessional Collaborations Pharmacist Strategies Effective interprofessional collaborations, such as those between doctors and pharmacists, improves patient outcomes (Reeves, 2016).  Yet it can be challenging, as junior pharmacists, to know how to best approach these collaborations especially when it involves telling a doctor about a prescribing error. As a pharmacist and health professions education researcher, along with [...]

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