COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance Document Version 1 (March 2020)
By Lee Lee Woon
MPS-YPC associate and Registered Pharmacist in the government sector. Loves writing, chicken rice, and lame jokes (in no particular order).
In light of COVID-19 and the resultant rapid expansion of pharmacists’ roles, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society has released a guideline for Malaysian pharmacists.
COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance Document for Malaysian Pharmacists Version 1 (March 2020) outlines 3 main points that pharmacists can take to ensure optimum participation in the crisis together with other healthcare professionals.
The main points are:
- Prepare: Steps to prepare the pharmacy team to combat the outbreak
- Prevent: Infection prevention and control for community pharmacists
- Manage: Managing pharmaceutical supply
The document can be downloaded here.
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