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Why Access To Essential Medicines Is Important – Prof Babalola

Unrestricted access to quality and essential medicine and medical products are germane to achieving a healthier world, experts have posited. Access to essential medicines as part of the right to the highest attainable standard of health (“the right to health”) is well-founded in international law. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the right to health first emerged as a ...

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How to boost citizens’ access to care, achieve drug security – Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Pharmatists and manufacturers under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Manufactures’ Group of Manufactures Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) have developed a blueprint on how to improve access to healthcare, achieve medicines security and self-sufficiency in Nigeria. The pharmacists at the Nigeria Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Expo (NPME) 2017 said to achieve medicine security and national sufficiency; it is critical that an integrative multi ...

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Why NAFDAC must digitise drug, food licences, by UK-based pharmacist

A United Kingdom (UK)-based Nigerian pharmacist, Mr. Peter Iyoko, has said Nigeria must enhance the standard of consumable goods it is exporting to Europe in line with international benchmarks. This, he said, will keep Nigeria in a position to earn steady foreign exchange from non-oil products. Iyoko, a former Students’ Union leader at the University of Jos (UNIJOS), spoke against ...

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MUST READ!!! GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND IMPACT ON PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICE DELIVERY – PHARM. AHMED YAKASAI, FPSN

Permit me to convey the depth of my gratitude to the organizers of this seminar for the invitation extended to the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Our nation has always been privileged to enjoy a retinue of laws, policies, regulations, gazettes and related instruments structured to boost pharmaceutical services delivery in the ultimate public interest. Stakeholders will have ...

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturers move to boost drug supply

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Ahmed Yakasai (right); Director, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Monica Eimunjeze; Chairman, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN), Dr. Okechukwu Akpa and Chairman, Planning Committee, Prince Agbo Ade; at the opening of the fourth Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers Expo in Lagos…yesterday. • Manufacturers move to boost drug supply Resident ...

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PSN welcomes Buhari, lists demands

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after 104 days of medical vacation to the United Kingdom. The PSN said the President’s return was a testimony of the good care he received while he was there, coupled with his self-imposed determination to shake off all vagaries of ill health. ...

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Appoint substantive DG for NAFDAC, others, pharmacists tell Buhari

Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have said President Mohammadu Buhari who last week returned home after over 100 days in London for medical treatment is fit, hale and hearty to continue in office. The PSN expressed delight over the President’s state of health while pointing out the need for Nigeria to strive to put ...

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Pharmacists implore President to address health system challenges

Pharmacists, under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), have urged President Buhari that “recent development with regards to a need for health interventions outside the country compels a need to continue to appraise the totality of the health system.” President, PSN, Ahmed Yakasai and National Secretary, Gbologade Iyiola, yesterday said “the health system must be revitalised in ...

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Pharmacists Hail President Buhari’s Return

As more reactions greet the return of President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday after a medical vacation, pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have joined Nigerians to welcome him, saying they were particularly delighted that the President looked hale and hearty. It would be recalled that President Buhari returned from his medical vacation in London on ...

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On killing malaria

More than two weeks after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), in quick response to controversies surrounding reports of ‘killer’ anti-malarial drugs circulating nationwide, stated that it would deploy software on phones to ascertain the status of any NAFDAC regulated products, nothing seems to have been done in that direction. The NAFDAC’s Acting-Director, Dr. Yetunde ...

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