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Professional Intergrity Award: PSN To Award N1million To Hospital Pharmacists in Nigeria.

PSN SIGNED MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH BIO-GENERICS NIGERIA LTD The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) today, Friday, 15th December 2017 signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bio-generics Nigeria Ltd on Award for Professional Integrity for Pharmacist in public health hospitals in Nigeria. The award prize is one million Naira N1million to be presented during the opening ceremony of PSN Annual ...

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PSN seeks National Rehabilitation Centre

Worried by the alarming rate of drug abuse in Nigeria, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) said it is working on a proposal for the establishment of National Rehabilitation Centre for Drug Abuse to be presented to both the legislative and executive arms of the Federal Government. “We are leaving no stone unturned in our drive to eradicate drug abuse and ...

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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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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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PSN targets self-sufficiency in drug production

In order to put Nigeria on the path of economic growth, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has advocated self-sufficiency in the production of medicines that would be useful in tackling ailments that afflict citizens. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 90th Annual National Conference of the PSN held in Umuahia, Abia State recently, President of the Society, Dr. ...

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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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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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GSK, PSN walk against Hepatitis

GlaxoSmithKlinePharmaceutical Nigeria Limited and Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria staged a walk against hepatitis in Umuahia, the Abia State Capital. The walk TAGGED “walk 2 STOP Hepatitis” which was part of PSN’s 90th Annual Conference, had in attendance pharmacists who gathered to spread the needed awareness and education about hepatitis. According to the Head of Vaccines for GSK Nigeria, Abbas Sanni, ...

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NAFDAC refutes claim 70% drugs in Nigeria fake

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has refuted the claim that 70 per cent of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria are fake. The agency said the claim is not evidenced-based and has no scientific proof. He said such claim can also scare foreigners and make both Nigerians and non-Nigerians lose confidence in the country’s health ...

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