2012 25th Feb. Update Quick Take!

Main News: 2012 FIP Registration is NOW OPEN NPS-Dangerous Drugs Online: Counterfeits and Undeclared Ingredients NPS-Asia-Pacific Scholarship Offered for NMS 2012 WHO Drug safety alert No125 Feb,2012 News Update: Asia Pacific Conference…

Children of Drug Addicts Abused

Thu, Feb 16, 2012  Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Alicia Wang  yesterday called on the government to pay more attention to children in families whose parents are drug addicts, as they are more likely to become the victims of abuse.…

Ractopamine in Beef Poses Health Risk: Toxicologist

Sat, Feb 18, 2012  With the President Ma Ying-Jeou  administration announcing its reassessment of the viability of increasing US beef imports soon after last month’s presidential election,the first governmental inter-departmental meeting…

New Graduates of CPTC

16th,Feb, 2012 A new batch of CPTC graduates received their WSQ full qualifications recently. A ceremony was held on 02-Feb-2012 to mark this special occcasion in the presence of fellow colleagues, their parents, Pharmacy Managers, PSS Secretariat…

Still Divided Over 1Care Plan

21-Feb-2012 PETALING JAYA: Amid public uproar over the 1Care for 1Malaysia healthcare transformation plan, industry stakeholders remain divided over its status. Despite the Health Ministry’s reassurances that the programme is only at the planning…

There's a Lack of Training Positions

16-Feb-2012 The articles reflect the plight of some pharmacy graduates who have not obtained their postings since their graduation at the end of last year. Pharmacy graduates have to undergo a one-year training programme followed by a one-year…

Strict Licensing For Imported Drugs

15-Feb-2012 KUALA LUMPUR: All imported drugs will undergo a strict licensing scheme before entering the country from July. Saying that the move is to safeguard public health, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said drug importers would…

Don't Manipulate Information on 1Care Plan, Says Minister

15th,Feb.,2012 KUALA LUMPUR: Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has hit out at those manipulating information on the ongoing discussions on the 1Care for 1Malaysia plan. He said the discussions were still at the preliminary level and…

Their Dream of Becoming a Pharmacist Remains Distant

13-Feb-2012 PETALING JAYA: After six years of studying, Sara had been eager to fulfil her life-long dream of becoming a pharmacist. But that dream remains distant — she has been unemployed over the past eight months.She is among possibly hundreds…

Bitter Pill for Pharmacy Grads

13th,Feb.,2012 PETALING JAYA: It is not just nurses who are finding it hard to get job placement in public  However, unlike the job shortage for nurses, which was blamed on oversupply and not meeting market demands, pharmacy graduates believe…