ROPE IN PHARMACISTS TO HELP ACHIEVE HERD
Malaysia faces challenges in achieving the 80 percent herd immunity to arrest the spread of Covid-19. The success of herd immunity depends on the availability of vaccines, manpower, vaccination centres and the populace’s acceptance rate.
Mr. Ng Yen Ping, dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy AIMST University has suggested roping in pharmacists to administer the Covid-19 vaccination process in the country. The dean has also provided a list of countries that have permitted pharmacists to administer vaccines.
The opinion piece titled ‘Rope in pharmacists to help achieve herd immunity’ was featured in the columnists section of the News Straits Times (NST) on 14th June 2021. Click here to read.