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Opioids Crisis Has Spread Beyond United States – OECD

Opioids Crisis Seeking Membership in the Wealthy OECD Countries!!! Medscape – May 16, 2019. PARIS (Reuters): Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club of wealthy nations said on Thursday. So far the opioid epidemic has focused largely on the United States, where the OECD said nearly 400,000 people died of overdoses between 1999 and 2017, resulting in the lowering of overall life expectancy for the first in more than 60 years. “The United States is by no means alone in facing this crisis,” the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report. The Paris-based policy forum said deaths linked to opio...

UiTM Pharmacy Students Empowering their Fellow Students

UiTM pharmacy students empower university comrades to use medicine responsibly Pharmacy students of the Universiti Teknologi MARA, UiTM had organised it’s fourth Annual ‘Pharmacy Healthcare Day (PHD)’ in March 2019. With the theme ‘Know Your Pharmacist’. The program was held in various locations of the Puncak Alam UiTM campus, promoting the quality use of medicines among students and it highlighted the importance of consulting the pharmacists on the medicines. The event featured several programs aimed to highlight the roles of pharmacists in promoting public health and healthy lifestyle among the students at the university. Some of the activities that were held during the event included blood glucose and blood pressure screening, blood donation, dietary consultation, posture assessme...

InfoMedOnline Interview – Tirupathi Karthik

Tirupathi Karthik - CEO of Napier Healthcare Solution / CONVERSATION AT THE KINGSLEY STRATEGIC INSTITUTE'S "MALAYSIAN HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE 2019", KUALA LUMPUR, 7th MARCH 2019

InfoMedOnline Interview – Dr. Chua Hong Teck

Dr. Chua Hong Teck - Senior Advisor, Research Triangle Institute (RTI) Malaysia / CONVERSATION AT THE KINGSLEY STRATEGIC INSTITUTE'S "MALAYSIAN HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE 2019", KUALA LUMPUR, 7th MARCH 2019

InfoMedOnline Interview – Lim Siew Pei

Lim Siew Pei - COO of Click2Health / CONVERSATION AT THE KINGSLEY STRATEGIC INSTITUTE'S "MALAYSIAN HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE 2019", KUALA LUMPUR, 7th MARCH 2019

BRCA TESTING AND BREAST CANCER – All You Need to Know

BRCA testing is recommended for women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer

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