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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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Replaceable, or Irreplaceable? Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   The director of the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) Datin Dr Faridah Aryani Md Yusof stated that amidst the impending Industrial Revolution 4.0, pharmacists roles will not be replaced by technology. It is […]

National Antimicrobial Guideline 3rd Edition 2019 Last updated on

Here is an update on the National Antimicrobial Guideline. This would be the third edition of the publication. “This update involved a structured and intensive discussion process to ensure that the content was carefully reviewed and coordinated for consistency,” wrote Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, the Director General of Health. He also urged all Ministry […]

NDMA Found in Ranitidine Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   Recently, there has been news regarding the discovery of traces of N-Nitrosodimethylamin (NDMA) found in ranitidine medications. This was reported by the American-based Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as the Singaporean […]

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Written by J. Z. Low - Clinical pharmacist, and a photography enthusiast. Macrolides are one of the antibiotics that are widely prescribed for ranges of infectious diseases including upper and lower respiratory tract diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and certain skin infections caused by zoonotic origins. The widespread use of macrolides rises a concern in their [...]
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Dr Nusaibah Abdul Rahim - Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Taylor’s University & Secretary and Academic Representative of the MPS Hospital Pharmacy Chapter. When I began my pharmacy journey as a student, I always thought that I would be a community pharmacist and own my dream pharmacy. As a child, I had a fear of going [...]
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Written by Elizabeth Chong - PRP, Sime Darby Medical Centre and Assistant Marketing & Communications of MPS-YPC The word – communication plays such a major role in the profession of a pharmacist. As I reflect on my student days, I was more concerned about learning drug pharmacology and disease states that I had neglected the [...]

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