Replaceable, or Irreplaceable? Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   The director of the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) Datin Dr Faridah Aryani Md Yusof stated that amidst the impending Industrial Revolution 4.0, pharmacists roles will not be replaced by technology. It is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]