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Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society – Young Pharmacist Chapter is the fastest growing young pharmacists organisation and represents the voices of more than 10,000 pharmacists in the nation. It is an organisation of the people: by pharmacists, for pharmacists.

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COVAX: No one is safe until everyone is safe Last updated on
News update: Malaysia will join the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) facility together with 172 countries to obtain vaccine supplies when it becomes available. Besides, Malaysia is also preparing agreement to participate Coalition for Epidemic & Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and government to government agreement with China. The Ministry of Health Malaysia have signed non-disclosure agreement [...]
We Answer Common Questions About The D614G Mutation Last updated on
Nope, D614G is not the latest breed of durians in town. We hate to burst your bubble, but it is a mutation on the original COVID-19 virus. Simply put, SARS-CoV-2 got an upgrade, for better or for worse. Source: Giphy The recent announcement on 16th August by DG Datuk Dr Noor Hisham that the D614G-type [...]
COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: Latest Worldwide Developments, Malaysia’s Involvement, and Barriers to Vaccine Success Last updated on
Once upon a time, there was a pandemic called COVID-19. It was evil and contagious, causing the deaths of millions across the globe. Everyone feared it, and we were powerless against it. That is, until Vaccine X came about and we were all saved. Everyone could finally resume their day-to-day routine! This sounds like a [...]

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Early this year, videos of healthcare workers (HCWs) from China went viral. They were shown worrying for their own and their family’s health after handling COVID-19 patients. That fear reached our shores ever since Malaysia reported our first COVID-19 case, and unfortunately it was not left unfounded. In mid-September, Health Minister Dr Adham Baba announced [...]

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With the final part of the trilogy, we would like to take a look at a journey that went far off the beaten track. Our final main character has seen many things and worn many hats, having been in both the private and public sectors. Without further ado, let’s listen to Mr Aqil’s story. 1. [...]

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Our generation has a problem with choices. From quarrelling over evidence-based choice of antibiotics to debating the venue for dinner, we seem to have a problem choosing the “path to walk down.” Even in the pharmacy world, graduates have to pause to think the path they wish to walk down – to take care of [...]