Putting yourself in a junior doctors’ shoes: new ways to promote pharmacist-doctor collaborations Last updated on
Interprofessional Collaborations Pharmacist Strategies Effective interprofessional collaborations, such as those between doctors and pharmacists, improves patient outcomes (Reeves, 2016).  Yet it can be challenging, as junior pharmacists, to know how to best approach these collaborations especially when it involves telling a doctor about a prescribing error. As a pharmacist and health professions education researcher, along with [...]
Cancer, Intermittent Fasting and the Ketogenic Diet Last updated on
Written by Sera Chin – Dietitian In a scientific plant-based nutrition and medicine congress (VegMed 2018) held in Berlin this April, intermediate results from an on-going preliminary study on the effects of intermittent fasting with a plant-based diet in the treatment of cancer were presented. One of the participants of the study, who was in [...]
Feeling lost after your graduation? Here is what you need to know before you make your first career choice. Last updated on
Written by John Yeo - Pharmacist, Business Development Manager at Advanx Health Back when I was a graduate in the year 2015, I was excited and enthusiastic about starting my career as a pharmacist. I had made internship applications even before my finals as I did not want to waste any time waiting. Many among my [...]
Come, let us do our part to combat epilepsy! Last updated on
Written by Dr. Mohd. Farooq Shaikh – Senior Lecturer, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia As many of us know, epilepsy is the third leading disease among other neurological disorders that affect millions of people worldwide. An international meta-analysis revealed that the prevalence rate is approximately 1 in every 157 [...]
Why you shouldn’t worry so much about the pharmacy profession and start working harder Last updated on
Written by Mark Cheong Wing Loong - Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia As a pharmacy lecturer, I have the privilege of seeing our students graduate and go on to begin their careers as pharmacists. It is a wonderful thing, to see students joyfully take on the professional title of ‘Pharmacist’, knowing how hard [...]