MPS Announcements, Articles & News Alerts
MPS MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL / MEMBERSHIP DRIVE 2019
All members are reminded to renew their 2019 membership 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.
You may renew or join using the form here: http://www.mps.org.my/index.cfm?&menuid=89
Please note that the complimentary gift offer is until end of this month, 31st May and it will not be extended.
MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT - FROM NAZA AUTO
Members can now have an additional option for the purchase of cars for personal use. NAZA Auto has offer to provide MPS members rebate from their nett selling price for some of their car models:
Kia: 4 - 6 %
Peugeot, Citroen and DS: 5%
MPS TRADITIONAL AND COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINE 1
MPS shall be conducting a workshop on T&CM at Wisma MPS. Some of the topics include Update on Law & Regulations of T&CM, Principles of Chinese Medicines / Herbal Medicines, Herbs with Therapeutic Claims and Principles of Acupuncture.
Seats are limited and will be on first come first served basis.
Date: 25th May 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
Venue: MPS Building, Puchong
- MPS Member/MyPSA Member - RM 30.00 (with Sub Paid Up year 2019)
- Non MPS Member - RM50.00
CPD Points: 6 (Category A3)
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATION PROGRAMME (PGDME)
The International Medical University has developed the PGDME with the objective of enhancing skills of healthcare professionals working with people with diabetes. This includes pharmacists in clinical, community and retail setting.
In line with the programme?s objective and also MPS? aim to uphold and enhance the standard and ethics of the profession, it is a pleasure to inform that the IMU bursary supports the professional development of pharmacists who work with people with diabetes in Malaysia by providing a special 20% discount on tuition fees for MPS members
The PGDME can be completed within 1 year as a full-time student or within a maximum period of 3 years as a part-time student. It also requires only 1 week face to face session at IMU per semester and online self-learning. There is no end-of-semester examination and students will be assessed via a 100% in-course activities that include individual assignments, group activities and face-to-face assessments.
The programme is currently open for registration of its second intake of students in July 2019.
The programme is accredited by MQA - KPT/JPT(N/726/7/0030)02/2023. The graduate will be holding the Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes Management and Education programme.
MPS will verify the membership upon the candidate signing sign up for the program.
14th MPS - PHARMACY SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND PHARMACY
The MPS will be co-organising the 14th MPS-Pharmacy Scientific Conference this year jointly with the International International Islamic University from 19-20th Oct 2019. It will be held in conjunction with the International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy.
Abstracts and accepted full article will be published in the Journal of Pharmacy and BioAllied Sciences (SCOPUS - indexed)
The theme is Drug Utilisation Research in the Era of Big Data.
Renowned speakers have been invited to share their knowledge including oversea speakers from Sweden, Australia, Indonesia including renowned local speakers
As such don?t miss the following dates:
Early Bird registration: 1st Sep 2019
Closing date for abstract submission: extended till 31st May ( from 1st May)
Notification of abstract acceptance: 30th Jun
Deadline for full article submission: 31st Jul
CMEd SILVER ACCREDITED PHARMACIST
Introducing the next level of CMEd Accredited pharmacist - Silver
This CMEd course is to will allow pharmacists to be more confident in providing reliable advice and effective treatments, enhancing knowledge and evidence-informed complementary medicine that improve the wellbeing of patients and the success of practice.
Online modules available include: Muscle and Joint Health, Immune Health, Eye Health, Women?s Health and Heart and Circulation Health. It includes interactive digital content, condition information sheets with podcasts and videos.
Pre-qualification to participate: To have completed the entire CMEd Bronze blended programme that was started last year.
After completing the online module, you can qualify to participate in the Bronze Masterclass.
CMEd Bronze Masterclass (Virtual): 29th June 2019, from 10am - 12pm: Fees: RM80 ( Pre-requisite: completed online module)
CMEd Silver Masterclass (face-to-face): 21st Sep 2019, from 9.30am - 1.00pm at Wisma MPS; fees RM159/-. However scholarship of RM100 is available for the 1st 50 completed learners. (Pre-requisite: completed the Bronze programme - both online module and Masterclass)
Note: above fees applicable only to MPS members with subscription paid up 2019
3rd NATIONAL PAEDIATRIC PHARMACY MEETING
Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, in collaboration with the Pharmaceutical Services Division of the Ministry of Health will be organizing the 3rd National Paediatric Pharmacy Meeting on 24rd-25th July 2019 at Le Meridien, Putrajaya
The theme of the Conference is Child Health: We Share, We Care & We Prevent.
The aims of this conference are as follows:
- To deliver the most recent updates in vaccines and immunization
- To share knowledge about childhood skin diseases
- To promote sharing of experiences and research findings in pediatric practice
For your information, there will be scientific exhibition, series of plenaries, and other lectures.
In conjunction with this, there will be a one-day pre-conference: Thalassemia Adherence Management Workshop held on the 23rd July 2019 as a sequel to the 2nd NPPM event held in 2017. This pre-conference workshop will focus on sharing challenges and exploring different management in Thalassemia among adult and pediatric patients. This is hope to build pharmacists? confidence in managing Thalassemia patient especially in improving patient?s adherence to therapy.
Attendance is expected from government hospitals / health clinics, private hospitals, university hospitals and community pharmacies.
PAHANG PHARMACY CONFERENCE 2019
Date: 19-21 July 2019
Venue: Auditorium Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan
Theme: Closing the Gap: From Evidence Based Medicine to Quality Patient Care
Co-organised by: MPS Pahang, JKN Pahang and IIUM
COMPREHENSIVE DIABETIC WORKSHOP 2019 - PENANG
MPS Penang Area, MCPG Northern Region and MPS YPC Penang Area are proud to organise the first Northern Region - Comprehensive Diabetes Workshop with the aim of nurturing more pharmacists in various sectors to become DMTAC accredited pharmacists. Through this workshop, pharmacists are given the first exposure to DMTAC management and its accreditation process by our renowned speakers. We are also honoured to have the support by Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy (MAP) for this event.
Besides lectures, participants can learn to practise DMTAC from various case studies and also have the opportunity to do hands on and role plays to enhance the understanding on proper administration of insulins and counselling on diabetic medications. Furthermore, there are some exciting booths outside the hall for the participants to view and win interesting prizes.
Date: 17th August 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 8:00am - 6:15pm
Venue: G Hotel, Penang
Registration Fees (Early Bird rate is available till 30th June 2019!)
MPS and MCPG Members - RM50
Non-MPS and MCPG Members - RM80
MPS CPD points: 6points
For further information, feel free to email us at email@example.com. Stay tuned in this Facebook event page for more updates.
KONVENSYEN HALAL FARMASEUTIKAL KEBANGSAAN 2019
Date: 2-4 July 2019
Venue: Hotel Perdana, Kota Bharu
Theme: Towards Syariah Compliance
Co-organised by: Pharmaceutical Services Division of JKN Kelantan and MPS Kelantan
Registration closes on 31 May 2019 ( if not already full house)
- Intan Farahanah 012-966 0670
- Ahmad Fikri 013-420 2567
PERAK PHARMRUN 2019
In conjunction with WORLD PHARMACIST DAY 2019, Bahagian Perkhidmatan Farmasi Negeri Perak in collaboration with Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) Perak will be organising an event for all RUNNERS
DATE :8 September 2019 (Sunday)
FLAG OFF :7.30a.m.
VENUE :DATARAN KEDAMAIAN, TAMAN TASIK TAIPING
DISTANCE :5km (FUN RUN)
- Finisher Medal
- Lucky draw
REGISTRATION FEE :
- 13 years old and above ▶Early Bird (from 4/5/19 to 31/5/19) : RM45/pax
- Normal: RM50/pax
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
For 500 participants only
- Download JomRun from Play Store / App Store
Android app: http://bit.ly/jomrun
Iphone app: http://bit.ly/jomrunios
- Sign up a JomRun account
- Tab on ?Event?
- Search ?PharmRun?
- Fill in participant detail and pay online
For more infomation visit : http://jomrun.com/event/Perak-PharmRun-2019
For further enquiries, do check out our official Facebook page and instagram @ ?PERAK PHARMRUN 2019?
or you may contact our TEAM
Azura : 016-7740843
Mastura : 017-4462719
Ng : 012-5362648
Registration open till 1st July 2019 only!
#perakpharmrun2019 #exerciseisthebestmedicine #worldpharmacistsday2019
CPD AND COMMUNITY PHARMACY TASKFORCE KEDAH/PERLIS MEETING
The Kedah-Perlis Area will be organizing a community pharmacy taskforce meeting cum CPD on 20th Jul 2019 at Starcity Hotel, Alor Setar
Pharmacists in that are are encouraged to take part
Register at bit.ly/cptaskforce
VISIT TO HOSPITAL DUCHESS OF KENT SANDAKAN
The MPS Hospital Pharmacy Chapter shall be organising a visit to the Hospital Duchess of Kent, Sandakan form 12-14 July 2019
OBJECTIVE OF THE VISIT:
- To visit the Hospital Duchess of Kent in Sandakan
- To gain insight of the healthcare provision in Sabah as it also needs to serve the immigrants population in addition to the existing local population.
- To foster networking and fellowship amongst hospital pharmacists
- Casual Chit Chat sessions to discuss on hospital pharmacy & leadership issues
12th July: Friday
Afternoon-evening: Arrival of out station pharmacists
18:00 (KL direct flight arrives in Sandakan): 174.30MYR Airasia
19:00 Seafood dinner at IJM Seafood restaurant
Check in to hotel
13th July: Saturday
8.00: Breakfast (San Da Gen)
9.00: Visit to Hospital Duchess of Kent
12.00: Lunch (Sim-sim: water village)
14.00: Sightseeing around Sandakan town + Visit Sandakan community pharmacies
16.00: Afternoon tea at English Tea house + Chit Chat Session #1 : Hospital pharmacy
19.00: Trig Hill Steamboat + meet other pharmacist from Sandakan (community pharmacist)
Chit Chat Sesssion #2: Leadership : Learning from each other & possibly a guest speaker
14th July, Sunday
9.00: Proboscis monkey or Sepilok (orang utan) or SunBear Conservation Centre visit
18:25 : fly back to KL (174.30 MYR Airasia)
Breakdown of costs:
- Ground transport costs : Approx RM 80 per pax for whole trip (Fri-Sun)
- Hotel accommodation : Book your own online at either Nak Hotel or S?kan Styles Hotel of 4 points by Sheraton ONLY. Do not book elsewhere as the transport will only pick up from these three hotels.
NAK Hotel/S?kan Styles Hotel :RM135/night per room
4 points @ Sheraton: RM 200+/night per room
- Park Entrance fees: RM 10+
- Food: pay as we go: budget RM 50-80 per day will suffice as we will have seafood at night.
- Airfare: PYO: Currently Air Asia approx. Rm 360 return. Please book your own flight
- Total approx. RM 750-RM980 (final price will depends on your choice of hotel and single/twin occupancy)
- Ryan Chan: 016 442 3428 (Sandakan EXCO member, Sabah Pharmaceutical Society)
- James Voo: 012 864 4008 (Hosp Duchess of Kent, Sandakan, Clinical Pharmacist)
For more program details, log on to bit.ly/2PTnzKr
SABAH STATE PHARMACY CONFERENCE 2019
This will be held from 24-25th Aug 2019 at The Marriott Hotel, Kota Kinabalu.
The theme is ?Navigating the Healthcare Paradigm?
It is jointly organised by the Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Sabah (Farmasi) and Sabah Pharmaceutical Society.
The programme and registration can be accessed at:
at www.sabahpharmsoc.com or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
VACANCY - MPS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
MPS is currently looking to fill an internship position. The job scope of the intern is to assist the MPS secretariat in relevant matters.
This is a great opportunity to gain experience and exposure and into the working of an NGO which represents pharmacists of Malaysia.
Fresh graduates are welcome.
- Pharmacist - PMG Pharmacy (Sabah, Sarawak, Peninsular Malaysia) please send your resume to email@example.com or contact Mr Hwang at 017-778 2766 or Ms Ng at 011-2619 7966
- Fully Registered Pharmacist (FRP) - Globe Pharmacy (Ipoh) please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Ms Sim at 012-557 6812