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Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   1. People who talk about it are just trying to get attention. 2. It always occurs without any warning signs 3. Once people decide to do it, there is nothing you can do […]

Malaysian Clinical Pharmacy Symposium (MCPS) 2.5 Last updated on

Written by Tang Jia Wen, commitee member of MCPS 2.5   On 27 July 2019, the Malaysian Clinical Pharmacy Symposium (MCPS) 2.5 – A Cancer Therapy Counselling Workshop was held in International Medical University (IMU). It had successfully gathered pharmacists from different backgrounds and provided a conducive platform for them to exchange ideas and thoughts […]

Diabe-teas on the Rise? Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   We all have cravings for those chewy tapioca balls.The fragrant aroma of freshly brewed tea. The occasional layer of cheese that melts on the surface which gives that burnt yet robust flavor. Let […]

Thinking Outside the KOTAK Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   Established in 2016, the Oral Health Program – Kesihatan Oral Tanpa Asap Rokok (KOTAK) is a prominent initiative by the Ministry of Health Malaysia and the Ministry of Education Malaysia which aims to […]

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 […]

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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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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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Written by Sera Chin – Dietitian In a scientific plant-based nutrition and medicine congress (VegMed 2018) held in Berlin this April, intermediate results from an on-going preliminary study on the effects of intermittent fasting with a plant-based diet in the treatment of cancer were presented. One of the participants of the study, who was in [...]