Don tasks pharmacists on measures to tackle quackery, fake drugs
Vice-Chancellor of the Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), Edo State, Professor Lawrence Ezemonye, yesterday asked the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) to evolve measures capable of tackling quackery
PCN draws up programme for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
The Paralympic Committee of Nigeria (PSCN) has revealed its programme aimed at ensuring that the country excelled at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
PCN cautions against drug abuse
Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has cautioned against drug abuse among citizens. It stated this yesterday at a stakeholders’ forum in Kaduna to brainstorm on the alarming statistics on drug use in the country and the way forward.
Buhari urged to sign pharmacy council bill
President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to sign the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law to enhance the healthcare delivery system in the country. The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), through its branch chairman in Oyo State, Mr. Abiodun Ajibade...
Internet pharmacy will worsen indiscriminate access to medicines, ACPN warns
The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has warned that promotion of Internet pharmacy will worsen the increasing indiscriminate...
Cross River: PCN seals 218 medicine outlets, arrests 7
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has disclosed that 218 patent medicines and illegal outlets were sealed for poor handling...
Nigeria Philanthropy Awards: organisers target benevolent citizens
Organisers of Nigeria Philanthropy Awards said it is targetting individuals that have contributed to the course of humanity in Nigeria for the awards. The project director, Emma Bricks Oko while addressing journalists in Abuja said the award is beyond handing plaques to awardees. He said the award will serve as an induction into the Philanthropy…
Pharmacists warned against sharp practices
Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) has warned its members against making quick money by involving in the manufacture and sale of fake drugs.
Imo government PCN partner against drug abuse
Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has decried high rate of drug abuse among youths, stressing that his administration would set up a task force to clamp down on vendors of fake and unapproved drugs in the state.
Weak regulation fuels rise in medical errors, drug problems in Nigeria
Medical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines’ abuse and misuse, misdiagnosis, disease treatment errors and failure as well as morbidity and mortality in the country. They blamed the situation on the delay and failure by the Federal Government (FG) in reconstituting the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria…