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, 19th September 2017 - The 1st ASEAN Conference on Healthy Ageing is set to take place this 10th-12th October in Sarawak, Malaysia. Themed Ageing - Challenges, Successes and the Journey Ahead, the conference aims to help address the issues and challenges of rapidly ageing populations in the...
Doha, 7 December 2020 - The Qatar Football Association (QFA) handed over the third part of its bid to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027. This section of the file includes the delivery of a government guarantee that is compatible with the AFC’s requirements for a successful bid. The government...
Selangor, 25 September 2017  - “Pharmacists are involved in every aspect of medication management; from the beginning during the formulation period of a drug; right up to the end when the medication is given to the patient.” These were the words uttered by the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) President,...
30 December 2016 Puchong, Selangor –  A recent survey by the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society shows that 77.6% of the respondents encountered problems using the Business Licensing Electronic Support System (BLESS) while 65.3% of the respondents have yet to receive their Annual Retention Certificate (ARC). Launched on 5 September 2008, BLESS...
18 September 2017, Puchong, Malaysia - In referring to the posting by Dr. Khatijah which was published on Free Malaysia Today news portal as well as MIMS on 14 September 2017, the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) in a press release dated the same stands in agreement with the doctor...
Institut Onn Ja’afar will be donating RM250,000 of the fund received from the 5KM charity run to underprivileged children in Malaysia Institut Onn Ja’afar (IOJ) has launched the Malaysians United Run 2017 (MUR2017) earlier today, in support of underprivileged children in Malaysia. Held at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC), the...
KUALA LUMPUR, 25 September 2019 – In conjunction, with World Heart Day 2019 which falls on September 29, Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur (CVSKL) has embarked on its CVSKL Heart Health Campaign, offering free electrocardiogram (ECG) tests to the public in partnership with Qualitas Health. From October 1 till December 31 of this...
Kuala Lumpur, 23 April 2020 - Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) has taken the initiative to develop a smartphone application named 'CovidSense' to enable people to conduct self-screening tests and COVID-19 contact tracking. The application being tested is a pilot project developed by a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Associate Prof Sawal...
Kuala Lumpur, 3 August 2021 - FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, is partnering with the Ministry of Health (MoH) Malaysia, the Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC), World Health Organization (WHO) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) to launch a hepatitis C virus self-testing impact study in Malaysia. Shared...