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Title: iBulletin180405
Date: 05-Apr-2018
Category: iBulletin


MPS COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENT ON ELECTION AND MEMBERSHIP

The MPS council has just concluded its final meeting for their term on 30th March 2018 and would like to make the following announcements

Matters concerning the conduct of the business of the Society, including the conduct of the AGM, falls under the purview of the Secretary and the secretariat. All material that is official will be disseminated through the secretariat.

We would like to inform all members that according to the MPS constitution on Election, the ballot papers shall be dispatched to all voting members at least one month in advance of an Annual General Meeting.

The MPS secretariat had sent all the ballot papers on 27th March 2018, thus meeting the requirement of the Constitution. As such we wish to inform all members that the voting rights for the upcoming AGM will ONLY be given to members who were MPS members by /before 26.3.2018 . However, those who wish to sign up for the coming 51st Annual Seminar, you may grab the RM 200 discount by signing up as a member as soon as possible.

The MPS council would like to bring to attention of all members that the MPS LOGO is a proprietary of MPS and its usage is limited to official and approved announcements/ events/materials Approval must be sought from council before placing the logo on any material.


ELECTION OF MPS COUNCIL MEMBERS 2018 - VOTE NOW

For the election of MPS Council 2018 - 2020, there is a total of 26 candidates.

They are as below:

Amrahi Bin Buang Baharuddin Ibrahim (A.P. Dr) Balamurugan Tangiisuran (Dr) Bharati Suresh Chand
Chang Chiew Pheng, John Cheong Wing Loong, Mark Ch'ng Soo Imm Harpreet Kaur a/p Darshan Singh
Khaled Bin Ghazali Lim Hui Nee, Marlene Lim Jack Shen Mai Chun Wai (Dr)
Mariani Ahmad Nizaruddin (Datin) Manvikram Singh Gill (Lt) Mohd Zulkefeli Bin Mat Jusoh (A.P. Dr) Nahlah Elkudssiah Binti Ismail (Prof. Dr)
Nour Hanah Othman (Dr) Pan Yin Hsia, Susan Sharifah Nadia binti Syed Mohammad Salleh Shubashini Gnanasan (Dr)
Soo Hooi Fen Syireen Alwi Tan Eng Joo, Andrew Tan Shwu Fen, Charmaine
Tan Zhi Shan, Sujata Yeoh Peng Nam (Prof Dr)    

You will find their CV as well as their video (optional) at the MPS website at

>>> http://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7650

Please send in your vote for your candidates as soon as possible. Ordinary, Life and Fellow Members of MPS are eligible to vote

The ballot paper has been despatched out on 27th March 2018. This is in accordance with the MPS constitution that they must be despatched to all voting members at least one month in advance of an Annual General Meeting (28th April).

The voting instructions are in the ballot paper itself. In brief, please choose up to a maximum of 15 candidates. If you choose more, your entire ballot paper will be disregarded. However, you may vote for less than 15.

If you are attending the AGM, you may also personally submit your ballot paper at the AGM site

After selecting the candidate please send it back using the enclosed self-addressed envelope that is stamped "BALLOT" .The self addressed envelope is prefixed with the postage stamp. Do not place/insert any other document inside this envelope as it will be opened only during the AGM in Hotel Istana


MPS ANNUAL SEMINAR 2018: DISCOUNT RM200 FOR EARLY REGISTRATION

Get RM200 off your registration fees for the MPS 51st Annual Seminar. Available for the first 500 paid registration

Together with the AGM the MPS Annual Seminar will take place in on 27-29 April 2018 at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur

The seminar will begin in the afternoon of 27th April, running through to 29th April, with a break on 28th April afternoon for the 51st MPS AGM followed by the Annual Dinner

To make it affordable there will be a discount of RM200 for the first 500 members and this include the price of the dinner - all for RM530/- (exclude accommodation and transport)

It is never too early to register especially If you want to take advantage of the discount. Be the first 500 to do so to qualify and not be missed out

>>> Registration form, program and hotel booking form


NOTICE OF MPS 51ST AGM: 28TH APRIL 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the 51st Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society shall take place at the Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur on 28th April 2018 (Saturday) at 2:30p.m.

All MPS Members are invited to attend.

You may RSVP your attendance by 14th April 2018 (Saturday) to MPS Secretariat

>>> The Notice of AGM with the full agenda and RSVP form is available at the MPS website


COMMUNITY PHARMACY LOGO

COMPULSORY USE OF COMMUNITY PHARMACY LOGO

>>> Use of community pharmacy logo circular

>>> Community pharmacy logo with colour coding

>>> Video on launch of Community Pharmacy logo

LATEST: >>> (circular 29th March 2018)

Specifications of the Community Pharmacy Logo

  • Size: at least 1 foot x 1 foot
  • Location: Pharmacy premise signboard or where the sign board can be located

MPS-YPC-MALAYSIAN CLINICAL PHARMACY SYMPOSIUM (MCPS) REPORT

It has only been less than a week since the inaugural Malaysian Clinical Pharmacy Symposium (MCPS) has concluded but we are sure that the knowledge and experience shared by the esteemed speakers still linger in the audience's hearts and minds.

MCPS is an event which aims to bridge the knowledge gap between junior and experienced pharmacists.

We certainly hope that this would mark the beginning of something promising, and would like to thank all parties involved in making this event a successful one, and hope that it has left an impact on those who have attended.

The event is organised by Chong Chin Pin and his team, supported by our Quality & Performance Director - Ms Lim Xiang Yin at Wisma MPS.

For more information, you may check out the link to the report:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dcpPs-gxOlwluJS-tMJx4B34U0wFs8Oa/view

Do follow MPS-YPC "INFINITY" platform for more update:

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/13641789/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mpsypc/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mps_ypc/ [mps_ypc]
Twittter: https://twitter.com/MPS_YPC

Reported by Dr Mai Chun Wai (Chairman, MPS-YPC Chapter)


RESOURCS FOR PHARMACISTS

According to its website, IDstewardship.com is a place to learn and be entertained. It is a crossroads of pharmacy, education, infectious diseases, social media & entertainment. The content you will find here is written by content experts and is meant to help future healthcare practitioners, current healthcare practitioners, and others. This site is pharmacy-centric, but it is not just for pharmacists.

Check out the pharmaceutical drugs study guide section and you will find a free study tool meant to assist you with your infectious diseases course, pharmacotherapy course, microbiology course or certification exam.

IDstewardship is the combination of the terms infectious diseases + antimicrobial stewardship.

The spread of drug resistance in pathogenic microorganisms worldwide combined with a dwindling antibiotic pipeline has brought us to the point where the future of many antimicrobial drugs is uncertain.

>>> https://www.idstewardship.com/about-me/


STRENGTHENING COMPETITION THROUGH MARKET REVIEW

The Malaysia Competition Commission (Commission) is organising a session on "Strengthening Competition Through Market Review" to highlight the importance of market review in competition law and to share outcomes of the recently completed market reviews on Pharmaceutical Sector and Building Materials in the Construction Industry to various stakeholders including industry players, media and public. The Commission also intends to enlighten the audience on the importance of the market review from the perspective of other international jurisdiction.

The Commission is pleased open participation to this event

Date: 10 April 2018 (Tuesday)
Time: 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Venue: Le' Meridien Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

The session is FREE of charge but seats are limited therefore reservation of seats will be done on first come first serve basis. Kindly submit the online attendance confirmation form [click HERE]

For any enquires you may contact En Ahmad Amin Bin Idris, MYCCT: +603 2273 2277 (Ext 501)
F: +603 22722293 W: www.mycc.gov.my


SNIPPETS

10th NATIONAL PHARMACY R & D PHARMACY CONFERENCE 2018

Enhancing Access to Medicines Through Value-Based Approaches

9-11 July 2018
Royal Chulan Hotel, Seremban

>>> More info and registration


6th INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

Date:15-16 August 2018
Venue: IMU Bukit Jalil Campus, Kuala Lumpur

>>> Poster and Registration


NATIONAL REGULATORY CONFERENCE 2018

Date: 2 - 4th Oct 2018
Venue: Petaling Jaya

>>> More information


SCHOOL BAG SUPPLIES DRIVE

Do you have any UNUSED BAG PACKS piling at home especially after attending conference? They can be use of by students who need a proper school bag ? please donate them to them

>>> How to donate School Bag


DISCOUNT FOR CARS - BMW AND MINI

>>> http://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7556



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