Johor pharmacists congregate for dialogue

300 pharmacists from various districts of Johor participated in a dialogue with the State Pharmacy Services and Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS).

This is a bi-annual meeting to facilitate the smooth operation of pharmacy services in the state of Johor.

During this dialogue, there was an election of the chairman and executive committee of the Johor Chapter of MPS.

The newly elected chairperson Lee Ching Yan, 36, is attached to the traditional and complementary medicine division of the Johor Health Department.

Andrew Tan, the treasurer and head of membership Chapter of MPS, who represented the President of MPS in this dialogue meeting stressed the importance of professionalism and continuing education for the pharmacists.

The dialogue session ended with two Continuing Medical Education (CME) with talks on “Gastrointestinal microflora” and “New Guidelines in Hypertension Management”.

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Agenda for the day.
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The pharmacists.
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Chua Soon Gin, the out-going Johor Chapter Chairman, giving his report and farewell speech.
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Lee Ching Yan (extreme left) with her new executive committee for 2013-2014.
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Taking a well deserve break.
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Bonded by profession.
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The key players (left: Ragupathy Naidu, Sha’ari Abd Rahman, Rosidah Md Din, Andrew Tan).
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Rosidah Md Din, Deputy Director of Health (pharmacy division) for state of Johor.
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Andrew Tan Eng Joo, Hon Treasurer of Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society.
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Sha’ari Abd Rahman, Ketua Penolong Pengarah Kanan (bahagian kuatkuasa) Farmasi.
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Venue.