MPS Announcements, Articles & News Alerts

Title: iBulletin190117
Date: 17-Jan-2019
Category: iBulletin


NATIONAL PHARMACISTS CONVENTION 2019, MPS AGM AND ANNUAL DINNER

Please block your dates for the National Pharmacists Convention, Annual Dinner and AGM

Date: 26-28 Apr 2019
Venue: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur


CPD POINTS FOR YEAR 2021 PHARMACIST ANNUAL CERTIFICATE

Have an early start to accumulate your CPD points this year. This is because this year?s points can be use for your year 2021 Pharmacist Annual Certificate ( to be applied in year 2020)

Please note also that you are now only require to accumulate a minimum of 20 CPD points for the year, in line with the decision of the National CPD Committee and endorsed by the Malaysian Pharmacy Board.

However the CPD points is not compulsory until relevant sections in the Pharmacist Act 1951 has been amended. Even then you are encouraged to acquire the minimum points for your own knowledge and for your personal development

>>> Circular on CPD points for Pharmacist Annual Certificate


JOHORE PHARMACY CONFERENCE 2019

The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (Johor) and Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Johor (JKNJ) will jointly organizE the Johor Pharmacy Conference 2019 (JPC 2019). This is the second collaboration of the working committee after World Pharmacist Day 2018 event. We hope to provide a platform for pharmacists from different sectors to gain insights from our speakers and share their knowledge and experiences to enhance pharmacy and healthcare services around the region. The JPC 2019 will be focusing on collaboration, digitalization and innovation in healthcare industry which can be essential for good clinical outcomes and better patient?s care.

We look forward to welcome you at the Johor Pharmacy Conference 2019. Your participation is essential to the event success. Please do not hesitate to contact me or our team, Ms. Karen Chia at chiouhuahchia@gmail.com or Ms. Cyndi Pang at tserqi1988@gmail.com should you require further assistance or information.

Saw Ching Yee
Honorary Secretary
Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (Johor)


CERTIFIED SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE PROVIDER WORKSHOP - PAHANG

MPS (Pahang) in collaboration with the Kulliyah of Pharmacy, IIUM Kuantan and the Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy (MAP) will be organising a Certified Smoking Cessation Service Provider Course to support MOH?s smoking cessation initiative under the mQUIT programme, details as below:

Date : 2nd March 2019 (Saturday)
Time : 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue : Kulliyah of Pharmacy, IIUM Kuantan

This is open for all pharmacists who are involved in the mQuit program be it in the government hospitals as well as in the community pharmacy

Please contact Ms Tan (MPS Pahang Secretary) at email tancheauhuey@gmail.com for registration


CERTIFIED SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE PROVIDER WORKSHOP - PENANG

There will be another Smoking Cessation program in Penang, organised by the MPS (Penang) in collaboration with the Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy (MAP)

Date : 14th April 2019
Time : 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
Venue : Allied Healthcare Centre of Excellence, Seminar Hall
63, Lebuh Sungai Pinang, 10150 Penang

For registration please contact: Ms Gina Koay Wan Lee (Chairman of MPS Penang Area) Handphone Number: 012-410 0225 or Mr Brian Tan Peng Han (Secretary of MPS Penang Area) Handphone Number: 016-4605476


1st HEALTHY LIVING SYMPOSIUM

Tzu Chi International Medical Association (TIMA) KL/ Selangor will be organising the 1st Healthy Living Symposium

Date: 24th Feb 2019
Time: 8.30am ? 5pm
Venue KL Tzu-Chi Jing Si Hall, Kuala Lumpur
Fees: RM20 inclusive of meals and tea breaks

Program Highlights:
Food as Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease Prvention
Living Well with Dementia
Sleep and Longevity

>>> For registration: https://goo.gl/forms/LKNdKpq4LLLIjPtA3

>>> Programme


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 actual redemption procedure will be available by end of January but basically the gift will be sent directly to you after you have register with Abbott your full address.

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

This redemption is only until May 2018 and while stock last. Note that stocks may be fully redeemed even before May so please renew or join early.

>>> Membership Drive

>>> Online Membership Form


MIMS PHARMACIST

Update your contact details at MIMS.com for your free copy of MIMS Pharmacist magazine

>>> MIMS Pharmacist Poster


MPS TERENGGANU AGM

Please note that the date of the AGM has been postponed to 23rd Feb 2019. The venue and time remains the same. More information will be announced soon


COMMUNITY PHARMACY: BUSINESS INSURANCE, FINANCING & STRATEGY SURVEY

Calling All Community Pharmacists

This Community Pharmacy: Business Insurance, Financing & Strategy Survey is being conducted in tandem between the MPS Community Pharmacy Chapter and the Insurance Committee. The survey will be in 3 general parts - namely Insurance, Financing & Strategy.

MPS hopes to get a good number responses for this survey in order to gauge the true needs of community pharmacists, pharmacy and community pharmacy owners.

Please take part with the link below:

>>> https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2081917598558395&id=238077942942379


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
  • Full Time/Pre-Register Pharmacist, Branch Manager - icare Pharmacy (Taiping) / send your resume to pharmacy.icare@yahoo.com
  • Retail/Wholesale Pharmacist - Allied Pharmacy Sdn Bhd (Fraser Business Park, KL) / send your resume to info@pharmex.com.my or call 0128270666 (Ms. Kareen Lim)
  • Pharmacist / interested to pursue PhD full time on antimicrobial stewardship / UM / email cv to Assoc Prof Dr Pauline Lai / plai@ummc.edu.my
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