How to increase local drug production in Nigeria
Pharmacists have made recommendations on how to increase local production of essential medicines and boost drug security in the country. Newly elected President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, and Chairman Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN), Dr. Okey Akpa, yesterday, in Lagos, at a press briefing…
Pharmacists, NAFDAC partner against fake drugs
National President of Association of Community Pharmacist of Nigeria (ACPN), Samuel Adekola, has disclosed partnership with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to tackle fake drugs. He made the call when he led his executives for a thanksgiving at All Christian Fellowship Ministry, FUTA Assembly, Akure after their election in…
Pharmacists to unfold strategies for combating drug abuse
Pharmacists, under the aegis of the Board of Fellow (BoF) of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), have promised to unveil strategies for combating drug abuse at their mid-year meeting scheduled from Tuesday, June 26 to Thursday, June 28, 2018. The pharmacists, at a press briefing in Lagos yesterday, said over 90 per cent of…
Pharmacists want Senate to check rising menace of drug abuse among youths
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have urged the Nigerian Senate to make appropriate legislations and amendments to existing ones to help check the rising menace of drug abuse among youths in the country. The PSN in its recommendations to the Senate Committee on Drugs and Narcotics and Health at…
Pharmacists’ Council arrests four illegal medicine dealers in Owerri
Determined to stop the proliferation of illegal medicine stores, most of which do not have appropriate storage facilities leading to the deterioration of medicines thus making them unsuitable for human consumption, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has arrested four illegal medicine dealers in Owerri, Imo State. Deputy Director Enforcement, PCN, Stephen Esumobi, told journalists…
Community Pharmacists charged to enhance practice with technology
Speaking at the event, the founder of Signal Alliance Limited, Collins Onuegbu said, technology is fast transforming industries as it presents easy approach to solving problems and improving business services.
Pharmacists to deploy technology to monitor medication, service delivery
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has disclosed that it would deploy digital technology and data transformation to monitor medications and enhance service-delivery.
Academy empowers pharmacists on patient management
He said the interactive meeting would create a platform for stronger engagement that ultimately empowers pharmacists and their staff to better serve their patient community.
Pharmacists want NAFDAC, PCN to redouble regulatory efforts
In order to have an efficient drug system in Nigeria, pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), have urged the Federal Government...
Pharmacists seek adoption of drug-revolving funds for hospital needs
As part of efforts to prevent shortage of essential medicines in hospitals, pharmacists under the umbrella of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have canvassed for the adoption of drug revolving fund schemes to meet hospital needs.