Medication: Knowing where and how to buy drugs
As people fall sick daily, self-medication is gradually becoming the norm, even among educated members of the public.
PCN starts recall of codeine cough syrup
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it has started recalling cough syrup containing Codeine from its stakeholders in compliance with Federal Government directive.
Blazing trail on medicines’ quality assurance programme
Committed to the provision of good quality assurance systems and to increase the capacity of training institutions to reflect education that produces competent pharmacists that can provide...
FG targets January 1, 2019 to close illegal drugs markets
The Federal Government has said it would close down all illegal drug markets in the country from January 2019.
New NAFDAC boss pledges to eliminate unsafe drugs in Nigeria
The new Director General of the National Agency For Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has pledged the total...
Council seals 339 medicine stores over alleged misconducts, others
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 339 illegal premises that included medicine shops and pharmacy outlets over non-adherence to the ethics of the profession.
Why Nigeria’s healthcare performance is still poor at 57
Ahmed Yakasai is the president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and a veteran practitioner of almost 35 years experience.
Pharmacists intensify efforts to sanitise drug markets
Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) have sealed 283 illegal pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Zamfara State as part of its mandate to ensure rational distribution, dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality to the public.