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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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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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Hajia Buhari, Ikpeazu Win Friends of Pharmacy Award

-As PSN Confers Honourary pharmacist on SFH, Codix bosses In appreciation of their commitment and support to pharmacists and pharmaceutical activities in the country, the leadership of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has honoured four great personalities with different categories of awards. Leading the pack were the duo of Hajia Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s first lady and Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, ...

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THE MAKING OF PSN FOUNDATION

1.MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF PSN The PSN Foundation, a subsidiary of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria was founded in 2016 and registered with Corporate Affairs Commission; Incorporated Trustees th CAC/IT/NO 96485 dated 29 March, 2017. The main aim is to further serve the Nigerian Pharmaceutical Community and provide humanitarian assistance to the general public, through the provision of pharmaceutical ...

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YOUR ROLE IN RESTORING THE SOCIAL VALUE OF PHARMACY – CHUKWUKA AMUKAMARA (Bpharm, PharmD)

*YOUR ROLE IN RESTORING THE SOCIAL VALUE OF PHARMACY* *To be read by pharmacists and pharmacy students ONLY!* Sadly, a very small portion of the masses out there knows the *difference between a pharmacist and a patent drug dealer!* This is our fault, yes! We failed to distinguish ourselves, both in our manner of practice and in the zero-level personality ...

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Osun Pharmacists donate vehicle to NAFDAC

The National Association of Industrial Pharmacists, Osun State Chapter, on Tuesday, donated a space bus to the management of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, in the state. The acting Chairman of the association, Pharmacist Dr. Samuel Olawoye and acting secretary, Pharmacist Richard Komolafe presented the vehicle to NAFDAC at the agency’s office in Osogbo, ...

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Pharmacists raise alarm over rising demands for tramadol, codeine

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria has raised the alarm over increasing illicit demands for regulated drugs, like cough syrups containing tramadol and codeine. The Association also condemn what it described as the increasing misuse and abuse of drugs by Nigerians who apply self-medication. Edo State Chairman of ACPN, Mr. Felix Ndiukwu, who disclosed this during a press conference ...

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PSN Ask Kwara State Government To Recruit More Pharmacists

The Kwara chapter of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), has implored the State Government to recruit more pharmacists in public health institutions. The PSN chairman in the state, Mr Oyinloye Alli, told newsmen in Ilorin on Monday in a chat that the current number of pharmacists in government health institutions was grossly inadequate. Alli also called on the State ...

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