Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine: NOT The Magic Bullet Last updated on
Exploring the possibilities of a cure for COVID-19 As Malaysians, you probably had one of these statements popping up in your conversations’ in your family’s Whatsapp chat: How to prevent disease XYZ: take herbs ABC because it has vitamin Z46 which can cure ANY disease, yadda yadda yadda.  As the world enters a third month [...]
Phases of House Quarantine Last updated on
“But they said you will get a fine from the police if you’re not wearing a mask when you are out buying your groceries” “But he said you will need to stock up as much medicines as the government is running out of stock” “But she said there will be not enough food to go [...]
Roles of a Pharmacist in a Pandemic Last updated on
As we all (should) know by now, the COVID-19 outbreak has recently been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Does this mean we are now given a ticket to ‘appropriately’ panic? The cases in Malaysia have risen dramatically since the first wave. This can be due to a few factors such as [...]
Diverse Skills, One Passion – Role of A Dietitian Last updated on
Written by Yi Chien - Certified Dietitian and Founder of HOMEY A dietitian is a trained health professional who specializes in food and nutrition based on medical problems. Dietitians apply the science of nutrition and translate it into practical methods to enable people to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices. We work with the healthy [...]
How do you serve the Deaf community as a pharmacist? Last updated on
The word – communication plays such a major role in the profession of a pharmacist. As I reflect on my student days, I was more concerned about learning drug pharmacology and disease states that I had neglected the importance of good communication skills. Let’s face it, the only time you really think about communications skill [...]