Tag: Drugs

Is Malaysia ready for separation of dispensing?

It’s nearing the end of 2014 and come 2015 there are rumblings again of the issue of separation of dispensing in Malaysia, a scenario where doctors only prescribe and pharmacists dispense. Are we ready for this? In a previous post

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National Pharmaceutical Formulary 2012

The National Pharmaceutical Formulary 2012 (or the MOH Drug Formulary aka “The Bluebook”) is freely available as a PDF download from the MOH pharmaceuticals services division. On the right hand column of the file you’ll see a Category listing which

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A bitter pill to swallow

The Sun posts a news article alleging inflated costs of drugs procured by the Ministry of Health due to “middlemen” Sources have told theSun that procurement of pharmaceuticals to the ministry is done through local tendering agents – at an

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