The Anti-Vaxxers Need Tutorials In Biology 101 — Dr Musa Mohd Nordin, Dr Zulkifli Ismail & Prof Mohd Farhan Rusli

Until and unless the authorities take a stern and uncompromising set of actions against anti-vaxxers, the general public will continue to be bombarded with fear-mongering, fake news, and misinformation.   The Ministry of Health MOH) survey in December 2020 showed that 16 per cent of Malaysian adults have refused the Covid-19 vaccines, while 17 per cent…

Paediatric formulation gap survey – WHO GAP-f

Dear colleague, The World Health Organization (WHO) is initiating a comprehensive analysis of the most needed medicines for children to inform the review of the Essential Medicines List for children (EMLc). As a member of the WHO-led network Global Accelerator for Paediatric formulations (GAP-f), Penta is collaborating with this review. We need your help as a health care professional prescribing,…

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No Reason To Fear Flu Vaccines

MEDIA STATEMENT November 3, 2020 No Reason To Fear Flu Vaccines Experts Sound Call for Widespread Flu Vaccination After Ministry of Health Malaysia Lifts Temporary Cessation on The Use of Two Flu Vaccines The Malaysian Influenza Working Group (MIWG) comprises experts working together to improve the prevention, management and control of influenza in Malaysia. We…

To mask or not to mask?

By Dr Tan Poh Tin “MY mask protects you. Your mask protects me. Our masks protect others.” We have a few weeks before our children return to school and kindy, and all to work. Should we and our children still wear masks in public places? Surgical masks at RM1 to RM1.50 each may be burdensome…