MPS Announcements, Articles & News Alerts

Title: iBulletin190315
Date: 15-Mar-2019
Category: iBulletin


PASIR GUDANG DISASTER RELIEF: MPS DISASTER RELIEF FUND

Dear pharmacists,

As we have heard about the recent news of Chemical Spillage in Pasir Gudang, Johor. MPS has started a donation drive to raise funds to buy necessities for the disaster relief.

You can help now by donating to our MPS Disaster Relief Fund, info as below:

Account name:

MPS DISASTER FUND.
5-64276-52275-9 (MAYBANK)

Your aid in this matter is greatly appreciated. Do type #PG in the reference column to indicate that the funds are for the Pasir Gudang donation drive.

Thank you very much for your kind assistance.

>>> Disaster Relief Fund PG

>>> https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2179963908753763&id=238077942942379

PASIR GUDANG DISASTER RELIEF ? EQUIPMENTS REQUIRED

Dear community pharmacists and friends in Pharmaceutical industry, especially those based in Johor.

According to our Intel on the Chemical Spillage in Pasir Gudang, there is an urgent need for Glucose Monitoring, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Portable SpO2 devices and infrared thermometers.

MPS would like to appeal your good self to loan any available units for the duration of the operation.

Kindly contact us ASAP if you or your company is able to lend the above mentioned items and we will work out the details.

Thank you very much in advance.

>>> https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2179972948752859&id=238077942942379


MQUIT SERVICE PROVIDER CONSULTATION FEES FOR SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE AT COMMUNITY PHARMACY

MPS is advocating that a consultation fees to be charged by community pharmacy for providing smoking cessation fees to smokers. For a 6-session consultation, the proposed fees is RM100 per session for individuals, and RM80 for corporate.

The mQuit website provide an easy quitline support for smokers who also can track their progress

Community pharmacist can register themselves as mquit providers in the mquit registry. The mQuit services require both the provider / pharmacist and the premise which has to be audited by the respective State Health Department

>>> You may view an earlier presentation of the mQuit services here

>>> The registration form is also available

To quailify as a service provider the pharmacist can take part in the CSCSP + OSCE program ( see below)


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

The next program shall take place on 30th March 2019 at Wisma MPS.

>>> http://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7744

Those in the northern states can join in the Penang program on 14th April 2019

>>> http://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7746


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


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

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

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 23 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

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.

>>> Please visit here for an update of the program


MYPSA ? NATIONAL SPORTS CARNIVAL

The National Pharmacy Sports Carnival (NPSC) is an annual event that gathers all pharmacy students across the country in a show of athletic prowess, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

The event is jointly organised by the Malaysian Pharmacy Students? Association (MyPSA), which is a chapter under the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS).

It was established in 2008, which many university and college had took part to join. This event was introduce to the pharmacy student to create a platform for them to build rapport among them and also to unleashed their talents in sports. This event is one of the ways to promote camaraderie and friendship while aiming to become champions. It is also known to be one of the most awaiting events for every pharmacy schools every year

The next NPSC shall be held from 29-31 March 2019 at the CUCMS Campus

>>> Click here to watch the introductory video


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

  • Kedah: 15th March 2019 ( Sungai Petani)
  • Perlis: 16th March 2019 ( Kangar)

MPS - NEGERI SEMBILAN AGM

Date: 16 Mar 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 8:30am to 1:00pm
Venue: Palm Seremban Hotel

MPS - MELAKA AGM

Date: 6th April 2019
Time: 1.30pm
Venue: Ramada Hotel Melaka

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

  • Senior R&D Formulation Manager/Scientist - LeaderSoft Asia Limited (HK)/ please contact at Tel: 2868 0668 Fax: 2868 0640 Email: elmanlam@gmail.com
  • Product Trainer Healthcare - Cambert (M) Sdn Bhd (Subang Jaya)/ please email youe resume to email: maal@cambert.com.my or call 016-702 8654
  • Pharmacist cum Business Development /Trustz My Caring Pharmacist/please send your resume to email: Maggie@trustz.com or contact Mr Lew at 03-3323 6115/012 333 9600
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