Pharmacy Research Reports

The Pharmacy Research Reports is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Pharmaceutical Services Programme, Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH).  It contains research articles of pharmacy related researches conducted in the MOH by MOH pharmacists and other professionals throughout the country. This is part of the efforts to enhance research and knowledge sharing. The sharing of research findings is hoped to help pharmacists in the country to utilise available evidence in their practice and to encourage more pharmacists to embark in pharmacy research.

Articles in the Pharmacy Research Reports Volume 6 Issue 2 November 2023:

  1. Impact of Pharmacist Intervention Using MEDS-UOD on Medication Adherence among Schizophrenia Patients
    Siti Fatimah Samat, Khai Sin Choong, Umi Solehah Sa’ad, Nurlaila Baharudin
  2. Liver Injury in Treatment of COVID-19 Patients: Lopinavir/Ritonavir vs Atazanavir/Ritonavir
    Sia Hee Peng, Kavitha Preya Subramaniam, Teh Khai Mei
  3. Vancomycin Dosing Adjustment: Comparison Between Trough and AUC Method
    Chew Soo Piing, Quak Chyi Ing
  4. Use of Crusade Risk Score in predicting major bleeding among acute myocardial infarction patients receiving Streptokinase
    Siti Syarihan Abdullah, Nur 'Izzati Mokhtar, Matthew John Arulappu, Nur Ainnaja Azman, Ong Ming Jian, Liew Jia Yee, Ting Wei Jiun, Tan Yin Xin
  5. A qualitative study on barriers to smoking cessation among unsuccessful quit smoking patients at Kuala Terengganu District Health Office (PKDKT)
    Wan Noraini Wan Mahmood, Nur Sulaihah Omar, Nurul Liyana Samsuddin, Mazlina Mukhtar


The National Regulatory Conference is a biennial event jointly organised by National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) and the Malaysian Pharmacists Society (MPS) in August 2023. The conference provides a platform for local and international experts from both the regulatory authorities and the industries to share research findings, latest updates and current issues in regulatory. A compendium of abstracts was prepared to compile all the research abstracts that have been presented in this conference and published as a supplement issue of Pharmacy Research Reports Volume 6 2023.

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