Malaysian pharmacist Harbans Dhillon going places

The Ekta Club of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor VP was in San Francisco to speak about Biosimilars Guidelines at an international event

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Harbans Dhillon (middle) talking about biosimilars and cancer drugs at San Francisco event – Photo: EKTA Facebook Page
By Asia Samachar Team | MALAYSIA |

Pharmacist and Sikh woman activist Harbans Dhillon is definitely going places sharing her expertise in biosimilars and cancer drugs.

Over the weekend (21-23 June 2019), the Ekta Club of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor vice president was in San Francisco to speak about Biosimilars Guidelines at an international event.

Harbans took part in the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) and Multinational Associations of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) joint session on Biosimilars at the MASCC Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer 2019.

ISOPP will be holding a workshop on Biosimilars at the upcoming international symposium in October in London.

The main themes of this year’s MASCC’s Annual Meeting are “Digital Health”, “New Treatments, New Toxicities”, “Sexual Health”, “Cancer Survivorship” and “Meet the Experts” sessions.

Harbans, who retired as deputy director (professional) at University Malaya Medical Centre (UMCC), was the ISOPP president elect between 2014-2016. She was at one time also the chief pharmacist at UMCC.

Prior to his, she was in China for a workshop on safe handling of cytotoxic drugs organised by the Chinese Pharmaceutical Association. – With input from entry at EKTA Malaysia Facebook page

 

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