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Pharmacy-Based Interventions to Increase Vaccine Uptake

A delegation from the Malta Chamber of Pharmacists Council was invited by the European Interdisciplinary Council of Ageing (EICA) to attend a conference in San Servolo, Venice 14-16 March re Pharmacy Based Interventions to Increase Vaccine Uptake. PRESS RELEASE Community pharmacists from around 20 countries worldwide gathered in Venice to discuss “Pharmacy-based intervent...
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Measles cases in the EU treble in 2017

Today's National Broadcaster TVM reported yet again that there has been a measles epidemic outbreak in Sicily leaving three dead. Click here to read more. On the other hand here under, is an earlier article which was published in TOM last February. The number of measles cases in the EU has trebled in just one year, according to the European Centre for Disease Control. In ...
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Pharmacists, a rare species? – Mary Ann Sant Fournier

The pharmacy degree is unique in its generalist nature. Our pharmacist graduates are versatile in that they can take up posts in various areas of practice. These are community, hospital, responsible pharmacists at wholesale dealers, in the pharmaceutical industry, including pharmaceutical marketing,… Source: Pharmacists, a rare species? – Mary Ann Sant Fournier
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Medical marijuana ‘not a wonder drug’, ‘will not fill a void in the medicine market’ – MAM – The Malta Independent

The introduction of medical marijuana will not fill a gap which does not currently exist in the medicine market, the Malta Assocation of Medicine (MAM) said this morning, explaining that the Source: Medical marijuana ‘not a wonder drug’, ‘will not fill a void in the medicine market’ - MAM - The Malta Independent
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Want to see how many calories you’re consuming this Christmas?

Obesity is one of the most common health concerns in Malta, and two university students have exposed just how we tend to stuff our faces over the Christmas period through a 40-second video. Bad eating habits persist throughout the year, however, over the festive season, even the healthiest people... Source: Want to see how many calories you're consuming this Christmas?
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WADA publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (September 29, 2017)

Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on 24 September 2017, comes into force on 1 January 2018. Community Pharmacists in Malta and Gozo are asked to refer to the attache...
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Kamra tal-Ispizjara ta’ Malta is Affiliated with the Malta Health Network

The Malta Health Network (MHN) was set up in 2007 with the aim of representing in Malta, in the EU and internationally, the health-related interests of patients and the wider community, and of coordinating capacity-building and best practice exchanges among Health Non-Governmental (NGO) ‘Not for Profit’ (NPO) Organizations and Patient Representation Groups (PRGs). MHN is indepe...
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