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 […]

Practical Guide to Diabetes Management in Ramadhan Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   Malaysia is one of the countries with a high prevalence of diabetic patients. Malaysia is also a country which majority of its citizens observe the Ramadhan fast every year. Diabetic patients who fast […]

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 […]