8 Oct 2020
At independence, Nigeria built a health system structured basically along the model of the colonialists. From the 60’s through the mid-eighties, the health system was anchored and led by seasoned...
25 Sep 2020
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and non-passage of the amended National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act have further slowed uptake of health insurance packages...
25 Oct 2019
Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said yesterday that Nigeria would employ the services of medical experts from Europe and America.
10 Feb 2019
Given the arduous demands of the Office of the President and governors, and the action instituted before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, by a human rights group, Centre for Good Governance demanding to know the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari...
17 May 2018
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and the Nigeria Representative of Overseas Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NIROPHARM) have blamed weak regulatory control and extremely poor funding of regulatory agencies for the ongoing drug abuse crisis in the country.
12 Apr 2018
Ahead of the World Malaria Day (WMD), April 25, scientists across the globe have recorded major breakthroughs in efforts to eradicate and eliminate the female anopheles mosquito-borne disease.
17 Dec 2017
Experts say some drugs have abuse potential and people consuming these drugs can become addicted. Olumide Akintayo, immediate past president of the Pharmaceutical...
25 May 2017
The immediate past President of the Pharmaceutical Society (PSN), Olumide Akintayo, has decried a situation where the academic pharmacists are witnessing unending tales of woes...
30 Apr 2017
You know very well we have never planned for any endeavour in national life. This is not designed to indict anybody, but in the quest for progress, we must begin to say it the way it is.
5 Mar 2017
The cost of prescription drugs is skyrocketing, and is posing a lot of concern to Nigerians. Dr. Olumide Akintayo, immediate past president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN).
19 Feb 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari had in April 2016 said the Federal Government would not provide funds to any government official to travel abroad for medical treatment unless the case cannot be handled in Nigeria.