NCETA Hosts Senior Malaysian Pharmacists

February 2015

On 20 November 2014, NCETA hosted a visit from Mr Kamaruzzaman Othman and Mr Zaidi Ahmad, two senior pharmacists from the Pharmaceutical Services Division, Ministry of Health in Malaysia. The aim of their visit was to discuss the implications of Australian drug policy for Malaysia. In particular, they expressed an interest in NCETA’s work on the development of the National Pharmaceutical Drug Misuse Framework for Action. During their visit to NCETA they also explored the regulatory frameworks around the sale and supply of pharmaceutical drugs in Australia and their potential application in Malaysia.