Pharmacies are Key to Stopping HIV in Southeast Asia

mClinica’s digital pharmacy platform SwipeRx—the largest in Southeast Asia connecting over 170,000 pharmacy professionals across 7 countries—is being used to help Cambodia and other countries stop the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).  In partnership with the Ministry of Health, the Global Fund, USAID and FHI360, mClinica Pharmacy Solutions is motivating pharmacies […]

Digital patient assistance programs on the rise amid COVID-19

Patient engagement tools must not get overlooked amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Chronic health conditions still need attention and digital patient assistance programs can help.  Across the globe tough decisions have been made in order to safeguard people. Whether it is called a lockdown, a movement control order, or a circuit breaker, few are immune from […]

How SwipeRx is helping pharmacists during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a significant strain is felt globally on healthcare systems. With more hospitals overloaded, and rural communities underserved, the public is relying more and more on pharmacy support.  The pharmacy network is, of course, an essential service and it must remain open to serve communities. COVID-19 is not the only disease […]

Pharmacy professionals need additional support to better fight against COVID-19

mClinica Pharmacy Solutions has conducted a survey on SwipeRx platform and revealed insights and actions required by pharmaceutical companies, governments and local communities that are applicable acrossthe Southeast Asia region. You might be interested in:    Coronavirus – How Southeast Asia is preventing a pandemic effect Coronavirus: Is there a cure in sight? COVID-19 aka […]

mClinica Pharmacy Solutions Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Persatuan Penolong Pegawai Farmasi Malaysia

On the 5th March 2020 at Serai Restaurant, Paradigm Mall in Malaysia, representatives from mClinica Pharmacy Solutions, a leading healthtech provider, and Persatuan Penolong Pegawai Farmasi Malaysia (PPPFM) signed a memorandum of understanding which seeks to improve education for pharmacy  assistants across Malaysia.  To achieve this, PPPFM is exploring the introduction of pharmacy-driven mobile technology […]

Thai Pharmacists Fear OTC sales following FDA decision

Most pharmacists will be able to tell you meaningful stories behind what motivated them to join the industry. When we asked Rungthip, a veteran pharmacist in Bangkok about her motivations, she told us the story of the time she moved her grandmother into a nursing home. While moving her belongings she discovered a shoebox hidden […]

Real-time Healthcare in Demand

Real-time, it’s one of the latest buzzwords. With the evolution of the internet of things real-time solutions are reaching fever pitch across almost every industry. Most food delivery services allow you to monitor the location of your food delivery in real time. Transport providers also offer real-time location tracking. Real-time home automation experiences and real-time […]

Generic Medicine: The State of Play across Southeast Asia

Across the globe many people are working multiple jobs in order to earn the income they need to keep up with rising costs. A dollar today just doesn’t buy what it used to. But, it’s not just the price of a Gucci bag that has increased, necessities continue to skyrocket. What makes the increase in […]

Data: Most pharmacists in the Philippines agree with lowering CPD requirements

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) of the Philippines has recently decided to lower the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for pharmacists from 45 units to 15. Using our SwipeRx platform, we surveyed over 400 pharmacy professionals in the Philippines to ask them whether or not they were in favor of minimizing the CPD requirements. Read on to find […]

New data: 1 out of 4 pharmacy professionals in Vietnam improperly dispense antibiotics

One of the greatest threats to global public health today is the rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). AMR is the ability of a microbe to resist the effects of medicine used to treat it. AMR is caused by the improper use of antibiotics  and is a rising concern in Southeast Asia because many patients are able to buy antibiotics without […]