Malaysian pharmacists could soon be playing a larger role, including being vaccination advocates and providers if proposal by Health Ministry to make vaccination compulsory receives Cabinet nod.
The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society says it is time to include pharmacists as vaccination advocates and providers as the group urges the government to make vaccination mandatory in a bid to lower the spread of diseases and mortality rates in the country.
Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society surprised and shocked over the establishment of two new healthcare schemes, namely mySalam and PeKa B40 for the lower-income group in Malaysia.
Pharmacists can advice the masses accordingly to create a generation of healthy Malaysians, says Malaysian Muslim Consumers Group Association chief Datuk Nadzim Johan.
Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society maintains stand that patients should not be injected with financial burden.