Community pharmacists deplore neglect, seek better healthcare
The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has deplored non-recognition by government, reminding stakeholders that primary healthcare remains a sustainable foundation
‘Lockdown without testing individuals is waste of time’
The Chairman, Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Lagos State chapter, Obideyi Olabanji Benedict, while commending state and federal governments’ efforts at containing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria
Pharmacists’ association backs Akeredolu on marijuana business for $145b gain
Despite widespread criticism against the legalisation of marijuana in the country, the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has urged government...
Ezekwesili, Sonaiya, Lithur task women on 2023 politics
Presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) in 2019 election, Obiageli Ezekwesili; the 2015 presidential candidate for KOWA party, Prof. Remi Sonaiya...
Poor legislation, neglect by authorities ‘kill’ pharmaceutical businesses, by ACPN
Pharmacists across Nigeria have expressed displeasure over the federal government’s policies and poor regulations depriving their business from thriving in the environment, despite being a major player in the nation’s healthcare system.
Pharmacists advocate innovation to achieve access to drugs, vaccines
To address issues plaguing the pharmaceutical sector and to boost national development, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has recommended that innovation is required if the country is to achieve sustainable access to medicines...
How to rid illegal outlets distributing unsafe medicines in Nigeria, by ACPN
The Chairman, ACPN, Lagos Chapter, Olabanji Obideyi, lamented that due to weak legislation on pharmacy matters, illegal premises are springing up on a daily basis by charlatans who do not have formal training on medicines, but whose only motive is to profiteer at the expense of citizens’ life.
Internet pharmacy will worsen indiscriminate access to medicines, ACPN warns
The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has warned that promotion of Internet pharmacy will worsen the increasing indiscriminate...
Pharmacists seek digital technology to improve patient’s care
The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has called on its members to embrace digital technology in order to improve patients’ care and safety in the country.
CMD urges healthcare providers to ensure best treatment outcomes
Healthcare providers in the country have been called upon to leverage on their training and communicate with empathy to ensure best treatment outcomes. Chief Medical Director (CMD), Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital, Dr. Olushola Amure, made the call at a stakeholders’ forum organised by Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), King Zone, held at Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos State. Delivering a paper entitled ‘Improving Treatment Outcomes through better Patient-Healthcare Provider Communication’, the CMD, represented by Dr Toyin Aiyelotan, said practitioners must continue to build competence in their questioning, explaining, listening and relational skills to be able to consistently create good rapport with their patients for desired outcomes.