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NIROPHARM seeks common tariff for growth of locally made pharmaceuticals

Share this on WhatsAppThe Nigerian Representatives of Overseas Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, NIROPHARM, last week in Lagos urged the Federal Government to urgently implement the Economic Committee of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Common External Tariff (CET) with a view to increasing patronage for locally manufactured goods. Speaking through its Chairman, Mr. Lekan Asuni in Lagos, the pharmaceutical representatives also said that the implementation ...

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Senate investigates circulation of 42 banned anti-malaria drugs

Share this on WhatsAppThe Nigerian Senate on Wednesday said it would investigate reports of 42 anti-malaria drugs banned by the European Union, EU but which are still in circulation in the country. The EU reportedly banned these drugs as a result of their effect on health, including causing kidney failure. One of the banned drugs is Artesunate which is widely ...

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Doctors brainstorm on challenges of heading teaching hospitals

Share this on WhatsAppDoctors under the aegis of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and Doctors Time Out Family (DTOF), a non-governmental organization (NGO), have brainstormed on the challenges faced by colleagues as Chief Medical Directors (CMDs), Medical Directors (MDs) and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of tertiary hospitals. President of NMA, Prof Mike Ogirimma, at an event to mark the second ...

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