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Pharmacists yield to Senate’s intervention, form drugs control group

As efforts to fight drug abuse in Nigeria hit to gear, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) is set to constitute a Codeine Control and Other Related Matters Working Group (CCRWG). This is coming barely two weeks after the Senate, led by its President, Dr Bukola Saraki, held a Roundtable on Drug Abuse in Kano. The Roundtable which was held ...

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Pharmacists Alumni Donate Generating sets, Microscopes, to Faculty of Pharmacy, UNIBEN

B. Parm Class Set of 1987 2, Balogun Street, Ikeja, Lagos, Lagos State Email dehikhuemen@yahoo.com, aifama@hotmail.com Pharmacists Alumni Donate Generating sets, Microscopes, Weighing Balances to Faculty of Pharmacy, UNIBEN Members of the 1987 Set of Pharmacy graduates from the University of Benin recently gathered together in Benin City, from all over the world, as part of Reunion activities to mark ...

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PCN Strategises To Improve Healthcare Service Delivery Through Patent Medicines Vendors

As part of efforts to improve the quality of healthcare service delivery, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), is set to reposition the community pharmacies and patent medicines shops across the country. PCN Registrar, Pharm Elijah Mohammed, stated this at a One-day National Stakeholders Meeting on Repositioning Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVS), held in Abuja. In line with the ...

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PharmAccess introduces soft loan to Community pharmacists

In its bid to assist  pharmacists make available quality drugs to Nigerians, PharmAccess Foundation in partnership with Anadach Group has introduced soft loan designed to make drugs available at an affordable prices in the country. Speaking during Pharmacy Industry Roundtable tagged, ‘Strengthening The Value Chain’, Country Director of PharmAccess Foundation, Ms. Njide Ndili emphasized the role of community pharmacists in ...

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Funding Pharmaceutical Sector Will Improve Nigeria’s Health System

Stakeholders in the health sector have said funding the pharmaceutical sector will ensure quality healthcare service delivery in Nigeria. They said the sector is key in the healthcare value chain, as investing in it would ensure local manufacturing of drugs and optimal services delivery to the average Nigerian. Speaking at the Pharmacy Industry Round table with the them: “Strengthening the ...

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FG Tasks Pharmacists on professionalism

The Federal Government has called on the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria, (PCN), to ensure all Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVs), are competent enough to carry out pharmaceutical activities in their different localities across the country. Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, made this known at the weekend in Abuja, at a one day national stakeholders meeting on ‘Repositioning Patent ...

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Three in court for breaking PCN’s seal

For breaking the seal and padlock of the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) placed on patent medicine shops, the council yesterday took three people before the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna. The stores of the accused – Afam Ofor (26) Peter Gabriel (30) and Edwin Nwobodo (25) – were sealed by officials of PCN for selling medicines to the ...

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COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 90TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (PSN) TAGGED “ABIA 2017”

PREAMBLE Nigeria has struggled over time to meet its full complements of essential medicines in its health system which still contends with significant negative indices. Even when the National Drug Policy 2005 had envisaged that the country will produce at least 70% of its essential medicine needs by 2005, we failed to meet this target and indeed all other objectives, ...

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Full Time & Locum Pharmacist Vacancy Ikeja, GRA Lagos

The services of a locum/permanent pharmacist is required at a busy pharmacy in the Ikeja Gra area. Ideally want someone who -has 2-3 years post qualification experience, – has good customer relations skills – has supervisory role experience -is able to represent the company at stakeholder meetings as required Work Hours Monday to Friday 9am -5pm and possibly 1 in ...

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Fake Drugs Return To Streets With A Vengeance

Fake drugs are not a recent development. Like anything counterfeit, they are almost as old as real medicine. All over the world, drug counterfeiting is a potentially deadly phenomenon, but the situation may be actually worse in Nigeria as we have a tendency to be reactive to problems instead of proactive. In Nigeria, fake drugs undermine every aspect of medical treatment and health care delivery and are a major ...

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