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Why Access To Essential Medicines Is Important – Prof Babalola

Unrestricted access to quality and essential medicine and medical products are germane to achieving a healthier world, experts have posited. Access to essential medicines as part of the right to the highest attainable standard of health (“the right to health”) is well-founded in international law. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the right to health first emerged as a ...

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Pharmacists seek action on national drug distribution guideline

• Want closure of open drug market • Group seeks support for cancer awareness campaign • ‘Pig eaters at risk of Hepatitis E’ Pharmacists have called for the immediate implementation of the National Drug Distribution Guidelines in the country. They made the call in Lagos at a forum of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) with the theme: ...

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PSN welcomes Buhari, lists demands

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after 104 days of medical vacation to the United Kingdom. The PSN said the President’s return was a testimony of the good care he received while he was there, coupled with his self-imposed determination to shake off all vagaries of ill health. ...

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Pharmacists Donate Drugs To 12 Communities In Yobe state

The Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (YOSEMA) has distributed drugs to 12 medical centres across the state to aid victims of the Boko Haram insurgency who just returned to their home. Presenting the drugs to the executive secretary of the State Primary Healthcare Board, the Permanent Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency Idi Jidawa called on the Board to ...

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Pharmacists implore President to address health system challenges

Pharmacists, under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), have urged President Buhari that “recent development with regards to a need for health interventions outside the country compels a need to continue to appraise the totality of the health system.” President, PSN, Ahmed Yakasai and National Secretary, Gbologade Iyiola, yesterday said “the health system must be revitalised in ...

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Pharmacists Hail President Buhari’s Return

As more reactions greet the return of President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday after a medical vacation, pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have joined Nigerians to welcome him, saying they were particularly delighted that the President looked hale and hearty. It would be recalled that President Buhari returned from his medical vacation in London on ...

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Hospital pharmacists charged on national development

*AHAPN seeks substantive DG for NAFDAC, reconstitution of board of federal healthcare institutions Stakeholders in pharmaceutical system have called on pharmacists to maintain their focus, capacity building and peer review of activities, as well as leadership and professional commitments in various practice settings in pharmacy. The pharmacists made this call at the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria ...

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Lassa fever outbreak: Pharmacists call for public sensitization

The Chairman, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Lagos state chapter, Mrs. Adeniran Bolanle has called for the need to sensitize the general public on adequate personal and environmental hygiene to prevent further spread of Lassa fever in the state. Stating her stand on the outbreak of the disease at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Adeniran told The Guardian that Nigerians ...

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PSN, PCN, Others Task African Pharmaceutical Federation on Leadership Role

Stakeholders in the Pharmaceutical industry in Nigeria,  including the President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai;  Registrar, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Pharm. NAE Mohammed;  National Chairman, Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Pharm. (Dr) Albert Kelong Alkali, have challenged the Africa Pharmaceutical Forum (APF), a subgroup of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) to take its rightful position ...

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REMARKS BY PHARM. AHMED I YAKASAI, FPSN, FNAPharm, FNIM, PRESIDENT, PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (PSN), DURING THE PSN STRATEGY SUMMIT, ON THURSDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2017 AT BANEX HOTEL, LAGOS

REMARKS BY PHARM. AHMED I YAKASAI, FPSN, FNAPharm, FNIM, PRESIDENT, PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (PSN), DURING THE PSN STRATEGY SUMMIT, ON THURSDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2017 AT BANEX HOTEL, LAGOS It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this strategy summit that will shape the future of our profession and the healthcare sector in general. It is a truism ...

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