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…

Flu Prevention Is An Act Of Love

YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Hj Mohd Ali today urged Malaysian families to protect their most vulnerable members ­– young children and ageing parents – from the dangers of influenza (the flu) by getting them vaccinated against the disease. She was speaking at the launch of the ‘Flu Prevention is an Act of Love’ campaign organised…