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Ikorodu residents get free diabetes screening, subsidized drugs

About 400 residents of Ikorodu in Lagos State received free diabetes screening on Thursday in commemoration of this year’s World Diabetes Day. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the screening, which took place at Ikorodu General Hospital, was organised by Megacare Pharmacy in collaboration with Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN). November 14 is World Diabetes Day set aside ...

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PSN hails Buhari for appointing Adeyeye as NAFDAC DG

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the appointment of Prof. Moji Adeyeye as the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. The appointment of Adeyeye, a professor of Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing Science and Drug Product Evaluation, College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University, United States, was announced on Tuesday. Her appointment, which ...

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Adewole Underscores Role of Patent Medicine Vendors in Healthcare Service Delivery

The Ministry of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole, has acknowledged the importance and relevance of Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVs) to the achievement of the Universal Health Coverage mandate of the Ministry, hence the need to enlighten, equip and promotes PPMVs as an unavoidable stakeholder in the national health care delivery system. Adewole who was represented by the Director, Foods ...

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Newer Technologies to Stop Fake Drugs

Experts have called for the adoption of newer technologies in Nigeria such as mass serialization and blockchain to reduce the incidence of fake and counterfeit medicines. In blockchain, the company’s strategy is to assign each product as an asset and add them to the blockchain. Each item will be given a unique number (hash) that will be verified through the ...

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Locum Pharmacist Vacancy At D-Lite Pharmacy Ogba, Lagos state

D-Lite Pharmacy requires the service of an experienced, goal oriented pharmacist with at least 2 years post NYSC experience in community practice. The pharmacist is required for locum position in the Ogba branch. The pharmacist, preferably one that lives around Ogba axis will be required to work evening shift and alternate weekends. Interested pharmacist should send an application and CV ...

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Be Responsible In The Use Of Antibiotics— Pharmacists Advise

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has called for the responsible use of antibiotics in view of the alarming increase in the development of resistance by disease-causing microorganisms to previously potent antibiotics. A statement signed by Mr Ben K. Botwe, the President of PSGH, and copied to the GNA said the rapid increase in antibiotic resistance had given rise to ...

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Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana calls for responsible use of antibiotics

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has called for the responsible use of antibiotics in view of the alarming increase in the development of resistance by disease-causing microorganisms to previously potent antibiotics. A statement signed by Mr Ben K. Botwe, the President of PSGH, and copied to the GNA said the rapid increase in antibiotic resistance had given rise to ...

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Hiring!!! Pharmacist vacancy at Lifestores Lagos

Lifestores is designed as a training platform for junior pharmacists who want to run their own pharmacies in the future, working through a strategic partnership with WAVE Academies. Lifestores is launching a new “store” pharmacy format in Lagos, and we are seeking ambitious, passionate and results-obsessed individuals to join our team. About the Associate Pharmacist position. The Associate Pharmacist is ...

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NAFDAC DG Appointment: President Buhari made good on his promise and Pharmacists are glad!

I write to convey the depth of the appreciation of the NEC, Council and entire membership of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR on the appointment of a distinguished pharmacist, Prof. (Mrs.) Moji Christianah Adeyeye as the substantive Director General/Chief Executive Officer of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) ...

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Government Plans N1 Billion Support to Fight HIV and Aids Through NHIS

The Federal Government said on Monday that it would support the fight against HIV and AIDS programmes through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2018. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this at the opening of a two-day Nigeria HIV and AIDS intervention symposium in Abuja. Adewole said that the support had become important because of the ...

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