Smoking Ban (Officially) Starting July 1 Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   From 1 July onwards, those who still smoke cigarettes at eateries will be issued summons. Despite the announcement of the ban earlier this year, many eateries can still be seen drowning in cigarette […]

Poison Found in Cosmetic Product Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   This is not an april fool’s joke! The Desk of the Director General of Health released a statement on 1 April on 2 cosmetic products found to contain a scheduled poison. The 2 […]

Recall of Losartan Last updated on

On early March, the Ministry of Health Malaysia released a statement regarding the recall of 7 types of medication containing the active ingredient Losartan. This came about after some of these angiotension II receptor blocker (ARB) were found to contain unacceptable amount of nitrosamine, a substance which is possibly carcinogenic, or has the potential to […]

Introductory Talk to the Tobacco Free Generation Concept Last updated on
Sometime in late February, we had the privilege to attend a talk conducted by the co-founder of the Tobacco Free Generation International (TFGI), Dr Koong. Other than ourselves, respected representatives from the Malaysian Women's Action for Tobacco Control and Health (MyWATCH) group such as Dr Samsinar Hussain, Dr Zarihah & Dr Lydia were also present [...]
Stop Taking Nan Bao! Last updated on

If you are one of those who consumes ‘Nan Bao’ capsules, be aware that the Health Ministry’s National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has released a statement that all sellers and distributors of this traditional supplement to stop all sales and distribution as it is against the Sale of Drugs Act 1952 and the Control of […]