President of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS), Amrahi Buang responds to the ‘Allow clinics to dispense OTC medicine’ article published in The Star on 11 August 2017. The following is his and MPS' clarification on some of the terms used in the aforementioned article. Referring to the article “Allow Clinics...
KUALA LUMPUR, AUGUST 11, 2017 – Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) or better known as Malaysia Healthcare, today signed a partnership agreement with NCH Consumer Healthcare from Bangladesh, for patient referrals to Malaysia. As the market of healthcare traveler spending from Bangladesh to Malaysia is increasing, with a growth of...
In its bid to be the first of its kind app in the healthcare industry, GetDoc is now looking to launch GetDocPay, a cashless e-wallet for patients wanting to pay their medical bills in clinics nationwide. Despite still being in its initial pilot, GetDocPay has successfully marshalled in a whopping...
Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary, with over 600 pharmacists nationwide attended the event Officiated by Datuk Dr. Shahnaz Binti Murad, Deputy Director General, Research and Technical Support, Ministry of Health Malaysia, the event highlighted MPS’ effort in championing important healthcare related issues, locally and...
Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) partnered up with Astro Awani and Pusat Darah Negara (PDN) to organize a blood donation drive. The blood donation drive is one of MHTC’s CSR initiatives to help with the need of supply in the blood bank, in conjunction with its ‘Share My...
MPS, Blackmores, UKM and Taylor's sign MoU to spearhead safe use of complementary medicine Research show Malaysians are increasingly investing in complementary medicine such as health supplements Programe modules expected to be launched mid-2017 Kuala Lumpur, 17 March 2017 - The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) together with Blackmores Institute,...
Study quoted by NYT cites dwindling sperm quality and count in present generation men Quality so bad most cannot even complete the swimming race Culprit could be chemical called endocrine disruptors, found in plastics, cosmetics, couches and pesticides Mankind as how we know it could be in trouble, folks...
Huge price gap between the government and private sectors currently and even higher than International Reference Price Meds price control will have strong impact on healthcare affordability MPS has long been fighting for some form of price control of medicines Petaling Jaya, 8 March 2017: ​The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society...
Recent Oregon University study suggest happy couples in bedroom are also happy at work More active sex life improves work performance Oxytocin released during sex is a natural mood elevator Kuala Lumpur, March 7, 2017: Ever wondered why some of your colleagues sometimes look happier than the rest? Just maybe, they...
1 March 2017, Petaling Jaya – ​The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) has started a pledge encouraging all pharmacists to become Antibiotic Guardians in response to the antimicrobial resistance crisis. “MPS takes antimicrobial resistance (AMR) very seriously. We initiated this pledge as a follow up to our commitment towards addressing and...