Monthly Archives: September 2021

Unregistered Medicines and Healthcare Products

All medications including traditional medicine must first be registered with Drug Control Authority (DCA), Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) before being imported, manufactured or sold in Malaysia. The purpose of product registration is to ensure all medications are evaluated in terms of safety, quality and efficacy in protecting people’s health. […]

Living with face masks

The world these days is gripped with the fear of Coronavirus and face masks are a very important component to save us from catching an infection. But due to the pandemic, the world is facing a shortage of these masks and hence judicious use of face masks is paramount.  Many people think […]

How Big Data Transform Pharmaceutical Industry

Big data is the datasets that are so large and complex that conventional methods and hardware for collecting, sharing, and analysing them are impossible. Although big data has been associated with the fields such as supercomputers, big data is the key for healthcare industry, including pharmaceutical sector to adapt themselves in […]


Due to the impact of COVID-19, telemedicine industry has found new growth opportunities and is becoming more prevalent among society. According to the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia, telemedicine can be defined as “medicine at a distance”. To put in simpler words, patients do not have to travel physically to […]

Medication error

Medication error According to the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention, medication error can be defined as “any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of the healthcare professional, patient or consumer”. In […]