MPS Announcements, Articles & News Alerts

Title: iBulletin190214
Date: 14-Feb-2019
Category: iBulletin


CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION AND LUNCH

A Chinese New Year Celebration and Lunch will take place this coming Saturday, 16th Feb from 11am - 3pm at Wisma MPS, Puchong

Please feel free to drop by for a visit.

The Celebration Lunch is to foster the strong and close community among pharmacists at Wisma MPS, and also as gratitude to those who has been supporting our beloved society. All pharmacists and well-wishers are welcomed to join and celebrate this festive season with us.

Personal contributions by individuals are being received to make it an enjoyable event.

Companies may also contribute in whatever they can be it cash or in kind.

RSVP as soon as you can with the RSVP / Contribution form.

Looking forward to the CNY Celebration with your presence


MQUIT SERVICE: CERTIFIED SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE PROVIDER (CSCSP) REFRESHER COURSE + OSCE

There will be a CSCSP Refresher + OSCE course on 16th March 2019 at Wisma MPS.

Date: 16th March 2019
Time: 9am - 5.30pm
Venue: Wisma MPS

Those who plan to provide this service should attend to get certify. Please register early as seats are limited.

>>> Program and registration


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 complimentary gift offer is until 31st May 2019

You may renew or join using the form here: http://www.mps.org.my/index.cfm?&menuid=89

Redemption can be done by following the link: http://www.abbottlifeplus.com/zincredemption to lead you to the redemption landing page. Each redemption application will be verified for membership status. Upon successful verification the stock will be deliver directly to you within 6 weeks period

Please do not redeem if you have not renew yet

Life and Fellow member are also required to register themselves with Abbott for the delivery of the free gift.

*This redemption is only valid until 31st May 2019 or while stock last. Note that stocks may be fully redeemed even before May so please renew or join early.

Kindly note the Privacy Notice at the bottom of the website announcement.

>>> Membership Drive

>>> Online Membership Form


ANALYSIS OF COMMUNITY PHARMACIES BASE ON TYPE A LICENCSE HOLDER DATA

In the previous iBulletin there was an article of distribution of Type A Licence Holder and community pharmacies in Malaysia.

In one facebook posting by "My Pharmacist House" who worked on this data and generated an insight into the conditions of Community Pharmacies in Malaysia providing a glimpse on how what is the largest chain, top brand by state, average pharmacist per community pharmacy, number of citizen served by per community pharmacist. The author hoped that with this publication it could serve to spark others findings.

Please note that this data is not verified

>>> http://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7743


MALAYSIAN PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY ? NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

27th January 2019

TO: ALL FELLOW, LIFE AND ORDINARY MEMBERS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the 52nd Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society shall take place at the Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur on 28th April 2019 (Sunday) at 1:00 pm (registration starts at 12.45 pm)

All MPS Members are invited to attend.

AGENDA

  1. Call to order.
  2. Establishment of Quorum
  3. Opening Remarks by President of MPS.
  4. Adoption of Agenda
  5. To confirm the Minutes of the 51st Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur
  6. Matters Arising from thereof
  7. To receive the Annual Report of the Council.
  8. To receive the Statement of Accounts 2018 duly audited
  9. To appoint 2 auditors for the year 2019/2020.
  10. To alter or amend the Constitution, Article or Rules of the Society ( if any )
  11. To discuss any other matters, notice of which shall be given to the Honorary Secretary at least 4 weeks before the date of the meeting.

NOTE:

  1. Members who wish to table any item(s) for discussion during the AGM are requested to submit their proposal(s) to reach the Honorary Secretary by 28th March 2019. Such notice shall be proposed by one Ordinary Member and seconded by at least one other Ordinary Member.
  2. Members attending AGM of Professional Society qualify for two CPE Points (under CPD Category B3).

Harpreet Kaur a/p Darshan Singh
Honorary Secretary

>>> AGM Notice and Registration form


MALAYSIAN ACADEMY OF PHARMACY - NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

31st Jan 2019

To : Members of the Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy will be held as follows:

Date: 2nd April, 2019
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Wisma MPS, 16-2 Jalan OP 1/5, 1-Puchong Business Park, Off Jalan Puchong, 47160, Puchong, Selangor

All Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy Members are invited to attend.

AGENDA

  1. To receive the minutes for the last AGM
  2. To receive the Council?s Report
  3. To receive the Statement of Accounts duly audited.
  4. To elect 5 Council Members*
  5. To elect the Principal from amongst those elected to the Council
  6. To appoint two auditors for the year
  7. To discuss any other matters that is received by the Council 21 days before the AGM, namely by 12th Mar, 2019.

*According to the Constitution, at each Annual General Meeting, five members of the Council shall retire.

>>> Call for nomination of council members

>>> Nomination form

Lam Kai Kun MMPS, RPh, A.Ph (Malaysia)
Registrar


CONGRATULATIONS TO BRIG-GEN DATO' DR A. HALIM AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF MEPS OF FIP

Congratulations to Brigadier Dato? Dr A.Halim Bin Hj Basari on being elected Vice-President of the Military and Emergency Pharmacy Section of the FIP on September 2018.

This Section is responsible for the proper running of MEPS activities, which includes educational (congress and webinars) organisation, financial, strategic planning, liaison with members including also member relationship among Supply Chain Specialists.


NATIONAL WORLD PHARMACISTS DAY 2018 REPORTED IN FIP NEWSLETTER

Do read a comprehensive report of the WPD 2018 as appeared in the Military & Emergency Pharmacy of the FIP News 12 Feb 2018. Click on the link below and note that there is a link within the article itself for the comprehensive report.

>>> https://mailchi.mp/12068b75af72/meps-newsletter-no84-february-2019?e=cc6b09e63d


NATIONAL PHARMACISTS CONVENTION 2019, MPS AGM
AND ANNUAL DINNER

The MPS National Pharmacists Convention, Annual Dinner and AGM is now confirmed to take place on 26-28th April, 2019 at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur

There will be a total of 22 lectures, 3 parallel sessions of Hospital Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy and Others with 12 lectures, and it is also plan to have 2 forum ? one on Medicine Pricing, and another on Hospital Pharmacy

An overall guide of the program is:

26th Apr 08.30 - 18.15 Session 1 Lectures
Exhibition
27th Apr 08.30 - 14.00 Session 2 Lectures
14-00 - 17.45 Concurrent sessions Hospital Pharmacy
Community Pharmacy
Others
19.30 - 22.15   Annual Dinner
28th Apr 08.15-13.00 Session 3 Lectures
13.00 - 16.00   MPS 52nd AGM  

Registration fees is RM730 for all the sessions inclusive of the Annual Dinner. However there is a RM200 discount for the first 500 participants (MPS member only). Various fees are available for day registration, post-graduate and student, member and non-member. Check out the early bird fees.

>>> Program and Registration


DIALOGUE SESSION BETWEEN PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES DIVISION MELAKA AND MELAKA TYPE A LICENCE HOLDER

Date: 27th Feb 2019
Time: 8.30 am - 1.00pm
Venue: Auditorium, MITC Melaka

All Type A licence holder in Melaka should attend this session to get updates on Licencing matters as well as updates on MPS

Tentative programme:


DIALOGUE SESSION BETWEEN PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES DIVISION KEDAH AND PERLIS TYPE A LICENCE HOLDER

Kedah: 15th March 2019 ( Sungai Petani)

Perlis: 16th March 2019 ( Kangar)


AGM OF AREA

Terengganu: 23rd Feb 2019

Pahang: 23rd Feb 2019

AGM and Dermatology Course

Johore: 24th Feb 2019

AGM and Dialogue session with the Johore Pharmaceutical Services Division, MPS and Johore Type A Licence holde (see Program)

Venue: Dewan Kuliah 8, Block N24, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Skudai, Johor

Perak: 17th Mar 2019


JOHORE PHARMACY CONFERENCE

This will take place on 6th - 7th April 2019 at the Fraser?s Place, Puteri Harbour, Johor. It is being organised by the Johor Pharmaceutical Services Division and the MPS Johor.

>>> Program and registration available here


SABAH STATE PHARMACY CONFERENCE 2019

This will be held from 24-25th Aug 2019 at The Marriott Hotel, Kota Kinabalu.

It it is jointly organised by the Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Sabah (Farmasi) and Sabah Pharmaceutical Society. Please contact the SPS secretariat at sabahpharmsoc@gmail.com for further details.


VACANCY

  • Full/Part Time Registered Pharmacist (Locum) - Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre (KL) /email your resume and a recent photograph to recruitment@klsmc.com or contact at 03-20961033
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