Preliminary Evaluation of Halal Status in Respiratory, Immunological Products and Vaccines in Malaysia

Suraiya Abdul Rahman, Wan Rosalina Wan Rosli, Ahmad Rashidi Mohamed Tahir, Siti Nor Amirah Mohd Isa, Mohamed Awang, Amrahi Buang, Mohd Halim Khalid, Mohd Adlan Adnan, Syazfeeza Salleh, Zhari Ismail
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Cyberjaya, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Faculty of Pharmacy, University College MAIWP International, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysian Pharmacists Society, Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia

Pharmacy Branch, Health Services Division, Malaysian Armed Forces HQ, Ministry of Defense, Malaysia

Department of Pharmacy, Tuanku Mizan Armed Forces Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

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Introduction: Muslim consumers and patients are showing a growing interest on the halal (permissible) status of pharmaceuticals. This descriptive study was done to explore the halal status of selected respiratory and immunological products, and vaccines available in 2 government hospitals in Malaysia

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