The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 305 pharmacies and patent medicine shops in Kebbi for various offence.
28 Mar 2020
Final year student of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Adeleke Adekanle, has emerged the best pharmacy brain in Nigeria
3 Aug 2019
Pharmaceutical inventory management subscription service, Shelf Life, has canvassed for an increase in community pharmacies across the country. The group in a statement signed and issued by the Head Pharmacist, Suleman Sule, stressed that community pharmacies remain critical to accessible healthcare in Nigeria.
17 Apr 2019
After a successful launch of Konga Travel, a revolutionary omni-channel travel booking agency, the management of Konga, Africa’s e-Commerce giant has confirmed plans to launch an integrated but cost-effective health project across Nigeria to better serve the served, unserved and under-served with genuine drugs promptly through the acquisition of a pharmacy chain. Negotiations are believed…
23 Nov 2018
In Nigeria, the open sale of drugs – both traditional and pharmaceutical— through unregistered outlets is a major concern. It is not strange to see unregistered ‘doctors’ and ‘pharmacists’ advertising and selling medicines in commercial buses and by the roadsides. These drug hawkers are sometimes seen selling prescription-only antibiotics and other powerful painkiller drugs. They…
12 Oct 2018
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 343 pharmacies and patent and proprietary medicine vendors( PPMVs) in Kebbi State for improper handling...
15 Aug 2018
To reduce drug import, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has called for a review of the curriculum on pharmacy, to ensure that pharmacists are trained to manufacture drugs. Speaking at the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists in Academia (NAPA) conference yesterday in Abuja, the minister, who urged the association to take advantage of…
12 May 2016
The immediate past President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and Fellow of the Society, Olumide Akintayo, has identified chaotic drug distribution as one of the major challenges of pharmacy practice.