MPS Announcements, Articles & News Alerts

Title: iBulletin191101
Date: 01-Nov-2019
Category: iBulletin


PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS WORKSHOP

There will be a workshop on Predictive Analytics - An Evidence-based Method to Look into Data in collaboration with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation and is coming very soon!

Date: 23rd Nov 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: Wisma MPS

The scope:

  • Why: To improve inventory management and stocking up right
  • What: What data is needed
  • How: The role of analytics and application

Who should attend:

  • Community Pharmacy - Managers / Pharmacists involved in procurement / purchasing, inventory, finance and marketing
  • Pharma marketers / distributors
  • Hospital Pharmacists ? procurement / inventory deparment
    This workshop contents include theory, illustrated through use of cases and practical through small group projects

Seat limited to the first 25

» Click here for more information

» For registration: https://forms.gle/1UkpDXr2veDviSFC8


IMANAGE CVD MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP : CPD POINTS AWAIT YOU!

Pharmacists are invited to attend the third and final iMANAGE workshop for the year (Integrated MANagement of non-communicable diseases in non- Governmental Establishments), a training targeting the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). As a first phase roll out, this pilot program is open to those based in the KL and Selangor. The program will be accredited with CPD points and participants will receive a certificate of attendance. There is no registration fee for the program either.

With sessions on Pain & Mental Health completed, the remaining workshops this year for cardiovascular diseases are on the 15th and 17th of November (choose only 1 session). To register, please click on this link.

But before you register please read the additional information in the attached link which might be useful to you, including the program topics

» For more information: Preliminary Information | Programme

Please get in touch with ruzanna.mustafa@mims.com or norrashida.aziz@mims.com for further information or any assistance in registering for the programme.


GOOD GOVERNANCE FOR MEDICINES SEMINAR 2019

The Good Governance for Medicines Seminar took place recently at the Grand Dorsett Hotel Subang on 30th Oct 2019.

This seminar, organised jointly by the Pharmaceutical Services Program, MPS, MOPI, PhAMA, MAPS and MCPG aims to increase the awareness of professional and related health industry players on the importance of good governance in medicine in the pharmaceutical sector.

Among issues covered are the National Anti-corruption Plan, MoH Policies on Corruption, Code of Conduct. There are also speakers from MACC, MoH, Pharmaceutical Industries and Professionals.

» Programme

» For a copy of the slides presentation, please log in at MPS website with your member username and password and look for GGM Seminar 2019


MPS - NEGERI SEMBILAN RESPIRATORY SEMINAR 2019

The MPS - Negeri Sembilan Area Committee would like to cordially invite members to a Respiratory Seminar

Date: 9th Nov 2019
Time: 9am - 12pm
Venue: Auditorium, NSCMH Medical Centre

For further enquiries you may contact 012-6650420 (En Ni) 016-444 2993 (Issac) 012-248 1648 (Eizera) Registration is free for MPS members, whereas it will be RM15 for non-members

» Programme

» Online Registration


MPS JOHOR GALA DINNER 2019

The MPS Johor is organizing a Johor Gala Dinner on 23rd November 2019, at Holiday Villa Johor Bahru from 6pm-10pm.

Members and their family are invited your family members to join in this celebration.

Registration can be done online via https://forms.gle/TTGU4Lx6SAewCb1f6
Ticket is available at RM 110 per person.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Johor team (sawcyee@gmail.com) if you require further information.


MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR GERIATRIC MEDICINES (MSGM) POST-CONGRESS WORKSHOP 2019

The MSGM, in collaboration with MPS will be organising a Post-Congress Workshop on MEDICINES AND FALL. This will be on 7th Dec 2019 at Impiana Hotel, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

Delegates attending this workshop will gain a better understanding of the conundrum between medication and falls and the importance of multidisciplinary and seamless care. Additionally, delegates will also gain valuable insight into key areas for future research, management strategies and implementation of available evidence. With polypharmacy now almost inevitable in older patients, the landscape of medicine and falls is now changing, and desperately requires updating. This workshop represents the first joint activity between the Doctors and Pharmacists interested in medicines management in older persons in Malaysia. It will also be an amazing networking opportunity between international academics, clinicians and researchers in this area.

» To register, please follow the link in the attached file


AIMST INTERNATIONAL PHARMACY CONFERENCE (AIPC) 2019

The AIPC 2019 will take place on 30th Nov 2019 - 1st Dec 2019 at AIMST University with the theme Challenges and Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Technology and Practice

This conference provides an ideal interdisciplinary platform to promote research & developmental activities, and exchange of scien-tific information among innovative professionals from pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, paramedical and allied sciences. AIPC will be held in AIMST University which is located at northwest Peninsular Malaysia.

» For more information


AIPC PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM - PHARMACIST AND IMMUNISATION


NATIONAL PHARMACISTS CONVENTION (NPC) 2020 AND MPS AGM 2020

Preliminary announcement:

MPS-National Pharmacists Convention 2020 and MPS AGM : 17-19th April 2020
Venue: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur


INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONF ON PHARMACEUTICAL AND ALLIED SCIENCES (IRCPAS 2020)

Theme: 21st Century Frontiers: Synergising the Research
Date: 7-8 March 2020
Venue: UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus

» Click here for more information


REQUIREMENT OF CPD POINTS FOR PHARMACISTS IN ANNUAL CERTIFICATE APPLICATION

Kindly note that all pharmacists are encouraged to achieve a minimum of 20 CPD points starting from 2019 for the purpose of renewal of the Annual Certificate for the year 2021 ( application to be made in year 2020)

For the Annual Certificate 2020 to be applied this year the points can be from the year 2018.

The compulsory requirement will not be implemented yet until relevant sections in the Pharmacist Act 1951 has been amended and that can be quite soon.

The requirement for minimum 20 CPD points is in line with the decision by the National CPD Committee on 9th Aug 2018 and further endorsed by the Malaysian Pharmacy Board on 25th Sep 2018.

» Circular from Ministry of Health dated 27th Dec 2018


MPS MEMBERSHIP CARD / CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP

Earlier in the year the MPS website has been added in a feature for members to download their membership card onto their handphone or printed out.

A recent added feature is that now members can download their membership certificate at the same site. The feature can be accessed by clicking at the instructions just below the membership card

There is a QR code next to the membership card on the website. It is for future use whereby it is possible for the cpd event organiser to scan the code to register your presence at the event


MEMBERS BENEFIT - FLEET CARS DISCOUNTS / OFFERS

Members who wished to get their cars with offer provided are advised to apply and book them before the expiry date for the various schemes:

Proton: Expiring Dec 2019
https://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7776

NAZA cars: Expiring Dec 2019
https://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7761

BMW cars: Expiring June 2021
https://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7777


VACANCY

  • Locum Pharmacist - Medical Supplies (Labuan) Sdn. Bhd. (Labuan). Interested please contact Ms. Chan at Tel: 087-415152 or H/P: 012-5965465 or Email: mslwong86@gmail.com
  • Caliph Pharmacy - Full-Time Community Pharmacist (Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor). Interested candidates are invited to send their resume to caliph.healthcare@gmail.com or call/Whats App 012-660 4038 (Mr. Noor Azam bin Alias)
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