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12 Sep 2019
The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has warned that promotion of Internet pharmacy will worsen the increasing indiscriminate...
22 Aug 2019
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.
31 Jul 2019
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.
4 Jul 2019
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) have made recommendations on how to redress the menace of drug abuse and misuse in Nigeria. National Chairman of ACPN, Samuel Adekola, at the ongoing six-day 38th Annual National Conference of the association in Kano, which began on Monday July 1, 2019,…
30 May 2019
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) have faulted the proposal of the Federal Ministry...
8 May 2019
Pharmacists have shut down operations across the country over the missing Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN) Bill, which the National Assembly has passed to the Presidency. The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) directed its members nationwide to stage a peaceful protest and close shops for two hours…
27 Apr 2019
In a bid to curb the spread of Malaria, a group of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members took the message against the spread of the infectious...
25 Apr 2019
As part of efforts to improve the quality of graduating pharmacy students and enhance the practice in the country, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and Association of Community Pharmacist of Nigeria ...
4 Apr 2019
The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has charged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to among other things ensure stricter regulation and more vigorous fight against fake drugs as the agency turns 25.
28 Mar 2019
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists (ACPN) have rejected the Lagos State health insurance scheme, saying it is structured solely to favour and give monopoly to medical practitioners, while other healthcare professionals are shut out from rendering their services. This, the body of Pharmacists, said could impact negatively on the quality…
9 Mar 2019
No fewer than 198 candidates from 13 political parties will be slugging it out in today’s House of Assembly elections in Ekiti state. INEC made this known yesterday in Ado Ekiti at an interactive session by the State’s Public Relations Officer of the Commission, Taiwo Gbadegesin, saying the contestants are from 13 political parties namely…
7 Mar 2019
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