By Dhivyan Silvaraj
Kuala Lumpur 6 April, 2018: Servier (
The event kicked off with a speech by Dr. Alan Wong, the Product Manager of Servier (Malaysia). Associate Professor Dr. Raja Affendi Raja Ali, Consultant Physician & gastroenterologist, Head of Gastroenterology & Hepatology unit of University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre and Professor Dr. Quak Seng Hong, the head and senior consultant of gastroenterology and hepatology from National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore made presentations to create awareness on the prevalence of diarrheoa in Malaysia and the management with probiotics.
In the past years, Malaysians have been relying on bacteria-based probiotics. Most countries in the world have used and relied on a unique yeast strain, Saccharomyces boulardi CNCM I-745 as an effective treatment and prevention of acute diarrhea and now finally, it will be made available here in Malaysia.