MPS Announcements, Articles & News Alerts
NATIONAL PHARMACISTS CONVENTION 2019, MPS AGM AND ANNUAL DINNER
Please block your dates for the National Pharmacists Convention, Annual Dinner and AGM
Date: 26-28 Apr 2019
Venue: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur
CPD POINTS FOR YEAR 2021 PHARMACIST ANNUAL CERTIFICATE
Have an early start to accumulate your CPD points this year. This is because this year?s points can be use for your year 2021 Pharmacist Annual Certificate ( to be applied in year 2020)
Please note also that you are now only require to accumulate a minimum of 20 CPD points for the year, in line with the decision of the National CPD Committee and endorsed by the Malaysian Pharmacy Board.
However the CPD points is not compulsory until relevant sections in the Pharmacist Act 1951 has been amended. Even then you are encouraged to acquire the minimum points for your own knowledge and for your personal development
JOHORE PHARMACY CONFERENCE 2019
The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (Johor) and Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Johor (JKNJ) will jointly organizE the Johor Pharmacy Conference 2019 (JPC 2019). This is the second collaboration of the working committee after World Pharmacist Day 2018 event. We hope to provide a platform for pharmacists from different sectors to gain insights from our speakers and share their knowledge and experiences to enhance pharmacy and healthcare services around the region. The JPC 2019 will be focusing on collaboration, digitalization and innovation in healthcare industry which can be essential for good clinical outcomes and better patient?s care.
We look forward to welcome you at the Johor Pharmacy Conference 2019. Your participation is essential to the event success. Please do not hesitate to contact me or our team, Ms. Karen Chia at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Cyndi Pang at email@example.com should you require further assistance or information.
Saw Ching Yee
Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (Johor)
CERTIFIED SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE PROVIDER WORKSHOP - PAHANG
MPS (Pahang) in collaboration with the Kulliyah of Pharmacy, IIUM Kuantan and the Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy (MAP) will be organising a Certified Smoking Cessation Service Provider Course to support MOH?s smoking cessation initiative under the mQUIT programme, details as below:
Date : 2nd March 2019 (Saturday)
Time : 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue : Kulliyah of Pharmacy, IIUM Kuantan
This is open for all pharmacists who are involved in the mQuit program be it in the government hospitals as well as in the community pharmacy
Please contact Ms Tan (MPS Pahang Secretary) at email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration
CERTIFIED SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE PROVIDER WORKSHOP - PENANG
There will be another Smoking Cessation program in Penang, organised by the MPS (Penang) in collaboration with the Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy (MAP)
Date : 14th April 2019
Time : 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
Venue : Allied Healthcare Centre of Excellence, Seminar Hall
63, Lebuh Sungai Pinang, 10150 Penang
For registration please contact: Ms Gina Koay Wan Lee (Chairman of MPS Penang Area) Handphone Number: 012-410 0225 or Mr Brian Tan Peng Han (Secretary of MPS Penang Area) Handphone Number: 016-4605476
1st HEALTHY LIVING SYMPOSIUM
Tzu Chi International Medical Association (TIMA) KL/ Selangor will be organising the 1st Healthy Living Symposium
Date: 24th Feb 2019
Time: 8.30am ? 5pm
Venue KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall, Kuala Lumpur
Fees: RM20 inclusive of meals and tea breaks
Food as Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease Prvention
Living Well with Dementia
Sleep and Longevity
>>> For registration: https://goo.gl/forms/LKNdKpq4LLLIjPtA3
MPS MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL / MEMBERSHIP DRIVE 2019
All members are reminded to renew their 2019 membership by payment of their membership fees as soon as possible. Non- members (all registered pharmacists, PRP, and post-graduate) are also encouraged to join as member as early in the year as possible.
For your early renewal or early membership, once again Abbott is supporting this membership drive by providing a box of Surbex Zinc (30?s) to each member.
The actual redemption procedure will be available by end of January but basically the gift will be sent directly to you after you have register with Abbott your full address.
Life and Fellow member are also required to register themselves with Abbott for the delivery of the free gift.
This redemption is only until May 2018 and while stock last. Note that stocks may be fully redeemed even before May so please renew or join early.
>>> Membership Drive
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MPS TERENGGANU AGM
Please note that the date of the AGM has been postponed to 23rd Feb 2019. The venue and time remains the same. More information will be announced soon
COMMUNITY PHARMACY: BUSINESS INSURANCE, FINANCING & STRATEGY SURVEY
Calling All Community Pharmacists
This Community Pharmacy: Business Insurance, Financing & Strategy Survey is being conducted in tandem between the MPS Community Pharmacy Chapter and the Insurance Committee. The survey will be in 3 general parts - namely Insurance, Financing & Strategy.
MPS hopes to get a good number responses for this survey in order to gauge the true needs of community pharmacists, pharmacy and community pharmacy owners.
Please take part with the link below:
- Full/Part Time Registered Pharmacist (Locum) - Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre (KL) /email your resume and a recent photograph to email@example.com or contact at 03-20961033
- Full Time/Pre-Register Pharmacist, Branch Manager - icare Pharmacy (Taiping) / send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Retail/Wholesale Pharmacist - Allied Pharmacy Sdn Bhd (Fraser Business Park, KL) / send your resume to email@example.com or call 0128270666 (Ms. Kareen Lim)
- Pharmacist / interested to pursue PhD full time on antimicrobial stewardship / UM / email cv to Assoc Prof Dr Pauline Lai / firstname.lastname@example.org