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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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Over 70% of Drugs Circulating in Nigeria Are Fake – Global Health Leader

At least 70 per cent of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria are fake, says Andrew Nevin, the Financial Services Advisory Leader and Chief Economist, Project Blue PWc Nigeria. Mr. Nevin said this in his keynote address at the opening of the 90th Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) in Umuahia, the Abia capital. According to him, ...

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Pharmaceutical market worth N520bn, accounts for less than 0.25% of GDP

Medicines’ insufficiency could be used as non-military warfare against Nigeria The persistent drugs and vaccines scarcity and insufficiency in the country could be used as a non-military warfare against Nigeria if nothing was done urgently to address the situation. This is the position of participants at the ongoing 90th Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) in ...

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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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Availability of medicine critical to security, survival, says minister

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, yesterday said that availability of medicines was critical for the security and survival of the country. He said the rational use of effective, affordable, safe and good quality drugs was, therefore, a task that must be addressed. Adewole stated this yesterday in Umuahia, the Abia State capital at the opening ceremony of the 90th ...

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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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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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