COVID-19: Updates So Far & The Roles of Pharmacists in A Disease Outbreak Last updated on

Written by Lee Lee – MPS-YPC associate, Registered Pharmacist in the government sector, and wannabe minimalist.   Since our last article on COVID-19, so much has changed-the number of reported cases, better understanding of the virus’ characteristics, and its rebranding to COVID-19. After a harrowing month into the new decade, there’s finally some good news […]

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Its Birth and Beyond Last updated on

Written by Alan Tan – MPS-YPC associate and also a happy-go-lucky PRP that loves nothing better than a good book with a cup of hot tea.     It has been a somber Chinese New Year – no, not just because of less ang paus – but because of the novel coronavirus that still continues […]

Coronavirus Declared as Global Emergency by WHO Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a Registered Pharmacist at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast.   The recent coronavirus outbreak took us by surprise. This storm came as sudden as a midnight deluge, and it seems like it is here to stay. Admittedly, even I myself am wearing […]

MOH Statement on Influenza A Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast.   On 4 January, the Ministry of Health has released a document pertaining the influenza situation in Malaysia. There was an increase in Influenza-like illnesses (ILI) and admission of patients due to severe acute […]

[Update] Abolishment of Critical Allowance: What Really Happened Last updated on

This is an update on the ongoing case regarding the abolishment of BIPK. To understand the background of the story, be sure to have a read at it here.   Ever since the announcement of the abolishment of the critical allowance, the government has been subjected to endless public furore. Many stakeholders have since voiced […]