Sun Ten Pharmaceutical Mfg (M) Sdn Bhd Sponsored a Seminar
on Towards Integrated Healthcare System
Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society hosted the first Traditional and Complementary medicine seminar for pharmacists in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 18th and 19th June. Close to 200 pharmacists and officials of Ministry of Health Malaysia participated this seminar to learn the effectiveness of herbal products.
Sun Ten Pharmaceutical Mfg (M) Sdn Bhd is one of the sponsors. Prof. Dr. Yuan-Shiun Chang from China Medical University was invited to give lecturers on "Herbal Medicines: What Are They? Separate the Myth from the Fact: Their Safety, Efficacy and Quality".
"Good quality Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) preparations only come from TCM herbs with good quality and the authenticity." said Dr. Chang. "The quality control of TCM herbs and herbal preparations are important to the clinical efficacy of TCM."
Malaysia launched the National Policy on Traditional and Complementary medicine in 2001. Hospitals in Malaysia have integrated traditional medicine in the services. Pharmacists are expected to offer advice on the treatment and use of herbal products.
[About the Speaker]
Prof. Dr. Yuan-Shiun Chang is a Professor of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, China Medical University. He is also the consultant of Chinese Crude Drug Pharmacy, University Hospital, China Medical University from 2000 until present. He is a member of committee on Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China, 1996 until present. He received a doctor in Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois U.S.A. He is the Director, Institute of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences, China Medical University from 2001 to 2007.
[About Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society]
The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society is the national association for pharmacists in Malaysia. Its motto is "Service Towards a Healthy Society".