PSN, GSK partner on better care delivery
A leading healthcare firm, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceutical Nigeria Plc., has partnered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria...
58 years of poor health services, outcomes
Nigeria, on Monday October 1, 2018, marked her 58th Independence anniversary. While the country keeps increasing in population size, with an estimated growth of over 180 million people, which positions Nigeria as the most populous black country and giant of Africa,....
Why nation’s health sector continues to falter, by experts
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has advanced reasons why the country’s health sector continues to falter after 58 years of independence.It charged the Federal Government to implement effective prescription policies to ensure that healthcare practitioners engage in ethical practices.
Upgrading pharmacy degree for effective practice to boost patient care
The pharmaceutical sector has raised concern on the need to re-evaluate the professional doctorate in pharmacy.According to pharmacists, the degree has received low recognition in the country and its healthcare space.
‘Antimalarial, antibiotics, most falsified drugs in developing countries’
A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has revealed that antimalarial and antibiotics are medicines most commonly sold in substandard or falsified conditions in developing countries.
PSN seeks implementation of prescription policy to curb drug abuse
The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, (PSN), Ahmed I. Yakasai, has emphasised on adoption and implementation of the prescription policy to effectively rid the country of the menace of drug abuse.
Championing fight against drug abuse
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) praised the professionalism of the BBC Africa Eye documentary investigators on Codeine Abuse and their bravery in unraveling the decadence the PSN has been raising alarm about in the last one year.
PSN steps up campaign against drug abuse, misuse
As part of its mandate to eradicate drug abuse and misuse across the country, President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Ahmed Yakasai, has said they are currently working on a proposal for the establishment of National Rehabilitation Centre .....
Funding pharmaceutical sector will improve Nigeria’s health system
The Country Director, Pharmaccess Foundation, Nigeria, Njideka Obijiaku said the pharmaceutical sector has been overlooked, especially the community pharmacists who are closest to the people.
Pharmaceutical market worth N520bn, accounts for less than 0.25% of GDP
Ahmed Yakasai said the reasons for this choice are obviously germane, because the place of non-military elements of national security such as “Health Security cannot be over-emphasised.”