Ahmed I Yakasai
Yakasai inaugurates Safe Medicines Foundation, unveils advocacy book
The pharmaceutical industry and healthcare sector came together to honour the leadership of the outgoing President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria...
PSN warns against importation of drugs
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has warned that the country is doomed and open to biological weapon attack if it continues to depend on imported drugs.
Why more Nigerians will die of cancer
More reasons have emerged why 80 per cent of Nigerians living with cancer do not survive the disease. Besides late presentation and diagnosis, ignorance and ill-equipped hospitals, most cancer patients cannot afford the high cost of treatment that includes drugs...
Tackling contaminated medicines, drug insecurity
In recent times, Nigeria and indeed the rest of the developing world have been enmeshed with stories of contaminated and adulterated medicines...
Pharmacists seek end to health workers’ strike, deaths in hospitals
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to end the ongoing nationwide strike by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and the Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA).
Pharmacists task Senate on establishment of national drug abuse rehab centre
President PSN, Ahmed I. Yakasai, on Monday, during a courtesy call on the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, advocated an amendment of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Act to accommodate a new directorate of...
PSN commends Buhari on health reforms
President PSN, Ahmed I. Yakasai, and National Secretary PSN, Gbologade Iyiola, in a press statement noted: “We are particularly delighted that the President looked fit, hale and hearty on his return which is an eloquent testimony of...
Non-availability of modern technologies, high cost of materials scuttle Vaccine production
Major factors are little or non-availability of modern technologies and high cost of materials, reagents, biological, chemicals, consumables and other supplies.
Pharmacists blame FG on panic measures over meningitis epidemic control, proffer solutions
Government at all levels have continued to receive criticism over the handling of the ongoing Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) that has affected more than 2000 persons and killed over 328 across no fewer than 16 states.