Weak regulatory agencies led to drug abuse crisis
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.
Scientists near effective malaria vaccine, solve 20-year-old mystery
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.
Akintayo decries lack of research grants for academic pharmacists
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...
Environment is not conducive to local production of medicines, vaccines
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.
Why medical tourism to foreign hospitals thrive
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.
Experts score health sector low at 56
The NMA President said there is also a high level of intra-professional rivalry and incessant industrial action, oftentimes leaving the patients stranded and there are issues of quackery, as well as...