Yearly Archives: 2021

Jom Bersama PMFFar & MyPSA Promotional Tour 21/22

Jom Bersama PMFFar & MyPSA Promotional Tour is a programme held by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The event was held on Wednesday, 13 October 2021 via the application ‘Zoom Cloud Meetings’. The members of PMFFar, club leaders, representatives of MyPSA, together with all Year 1 students […]

Majlis Ikrar 2021/2022

             Student Pledging of Professionalism Ceremony is an annual event organised by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) which involves all the Year 1 pharmacy students. The ceremony was held on 4th October 2021 through the ‘Zoom Cloud Meetings’ application. The aim of […]

The role of the pharmacist in the prevention of drug and herb product interaction

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), traditional and complementary medication (T&CM) is a health practice with strong historical and cultural roots, which has global acceptability and applicability. Therefore, they are in great demand and become more popular worldwide. It is undeniable that herb medication helps to improve some therapeutically […]

AstraZeneca Vaccine and its Distribution in Malaysia

The AstraZeneca vaccine made headlines after health regulators discovered potentially life-threatening blood clots known as thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS). However, health regulators have emphasized that TTS is a possible yet extremely rare side effect, reported only in approximately 9.3 cases per million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Due to the public’s mixed feelings […]

Homeopathy: Should Pharmacists Concerned?

The fundament of current healthcare system is based on medical practice emphasized on science and evidence-based treatment or drugs. This system is called allopathy where professional healthcare workers are licensed to mitigate symptoms and diseases using their scientific knowledge.  In contrast, homeopathy is a complementary treatment based on the concept […]