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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 […]

Haze, Don’t Play Play with API Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   No, we did not upload the wrong photo. That, my friend, would be your vision if the haze continues to worsen. I’m sure many of you would be coughing or sneezing as you […]

You’ve Got a Friend in Me Last updated on

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 […]

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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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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 [...]