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PCN restates standards expected of pharmaceutical outlets

Pharmacists in the country have advocated the rational distribution and dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality to the public. Director, Inspection and Monitoring of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Mrs. Anthonia Aruya, in a statement, stressed that pharmaceutical facilities were expected to fulfil certain conditions, in line with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria’s guidelines before ...

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Pharmacists Council Seals 283 Illegal Stores In Zamfara

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), has sealed over 283 drug stores in Zamfara State for allegedly operating illegally. The council’s Head of Inspection and monitoring, Antonia Aruya said this after an inspection of some pharmacies and patent medicine outlets within the state capital. The affected stores were said to have been operating without approval from the council and selling ...

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Pharmacy Practice Goes Beyond Being Called a Pharmacist – Onyechi

For pharmacists to make meaningful contributions to nation building, they must fully understand and uphold the responsibilities attached to their professional calling, says eminent pharmacist and entrepreneur, Pharm. (Sir) Ike Onyechi, founder and managing director, Alpha Pharmacy and Stores Limited and national president, Christian Pharmacists Fellowship of Nigeria (CPFN). Sir Onyechi, a Fellow of both the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria ...

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Hiring!!! Evening Locum Pharmacist Vacancy, Abuja

The services of an evening locum pharmacist is required for immediate employment at Drug Mart Pharmacy, citrus mall, Gaduwa Abuja. The mall is just at the entrance of Gaduwa estate, Gudu district Abuja. Interested pharmacists should contact please contact 08052481315 to schedule an interview Join Our BBM Channel; Swank Pharm on C002BF98F

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UniAbuja Seeks NNPC Support to set up a Faculty of Pharmacy

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Professor Michael U. Adikwu, has appealed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), for assistance towards the university to set up a School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Prof Adikwu made the appeal when the University Management team visited the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru recently at the NNPC Towers ...

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The future of Pharmacy In Nigeria By Jude Feranmi

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today — Malcolm X I chose to start this piece with the quote of a revolutionary even though I am aware of the likely makeup of my audience and how the word revolutionary sounds. But as you will realise in the next few paragraphs, if there’s anything the noble profession of ...

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Medical Doctor sues bank over fake currency

A medical doctor has taken one of the new generation banks to court over an alleged issuance of fake currency which was discovered when he attempted to spend same money in Germany. In a charge sheet number I/134/2017 filed before Justice R. B, Akintola of the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Dr Olutunde Oni claimed that he was ...

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CAN PHARMACISTS BE REPLACED? – PHARM. NKECHI OTI

CAN PHARMACISTS BE REPLACED? When it comes to healthcare and patient’s health there are lots of professionals who contribute. We have doctors, nurses, dentists, lab scientists etc. We also have us, pharmacists. It’s easy for a practicing pharmacists to live an automated life. Everyday can seem routine. You meet very similar cases daily. I have interviewed some pharmacist who have ...

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Unilorin graduates 17 Pharmacists

The University of Ilorin recorded another milestone when it churned out its first set of Pharmacy graduates. The 17 pioneer graduates of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences were inducted at a colourful ceremony at the University Auditorium. While administering the oath on the pioneer Pharmacy graduands, the Registrar of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), Pharm. Elijah Mohammed, urged the ...

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NAFDAC warns against sale of unregistered drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Akwa Ibom State has advised pharmaceutical stores to sell registered drugs and maintain good storage facilities. The Coordinator, Mr. Collins Ogedegbe, gave the advice yesterday during inspection of pharmaceutical stores in Uyo. He said the exercise was to mop up drugs that ought not to be in circulation ...

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