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Violence against pharmacists a serious matter, says MPS president
 

Violence against pharmacists a serious matter, says MPS president

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Following the recent incident where an enforcement pharmacist was locked up by a trader selling illegal drugs, the president of MPS has urged the Malaysian Health Ministry to revise its SOP to protect health officials on-duty.
 
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5 Dec 2016 - General
 
Violence against pharmacists generally differs from violence experienced by other healthcare workers. Increasingly, pharmacists face violence from robberies at their workplace especially drug addicts and those seeking drugs forcibly without legitimate prescription. These prescription pain killers may be used for the robber’s own addiction or sold on the street for a significant amount of money. The mentioned case in the article is quite different where the perpetrator was a trader selling illega...
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