COVID-19: Madagascar solution stirs claims of local organic cure
The search for homegrown solutions to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has gathered momentum. Despite opposition from the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other agencies, traditional/ herbal cures are blazing the trail.
‘Why Nigeria should avoid Madagascar’s COVID-19 drug’
Medical experts in the country, including pharmacists, nurses and laboratory scientists, have opposed the plan by the Federal Government to import a herbal tonic...
Re-positioning Nigeria’s health system for future emergencies
Worried by the country’s extremely weak health system which is very poorly rated, pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos Chapter have made recommendation on how to re-position the nation’s health system for future emergencies.
How to ensure drug, medical supplies as COVID-19 locks down nations
The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, in this interview with CHUKWUMA MUANYA, recommends how the federal government can prevent a shortage
Pharmacists, doctors implement strategies to improve medical services
As part of efforts to boost healthcare delivery, the leaderships of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) have constituted a joint committee on inter-professional harmony to improve the working relationship between the two professions.
Pharmacists unveil measures to upscale emergency response, research networks
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have intensified activities to upscale their Medicine Information Centre (MIC) to a National Drug and Poisons Information, Emergency Response and Research (DPIERR) centre.
Red alert to imminent rise in drug prices
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have alerted to imminent rise in prices of essential and non-essential drugs. They blamed the situation on national inflation
Pharmacists advocate innovation to achieve access to drugs, vaccines
To address issues plaguing the pharmaceutical sector and to boost national development, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has recommended that innovation is required if the country is to achieve sustainable access to medicines...
Utomi says investment in health, education central to economic growth
Professor of political economy and management expert, Patrick Utomi, has said that investment in health and education is central to economic development.
Why Nigeria’s manufacturing sector may go extinct, by PSN
Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has warned that the country’s manufacturing sector may be wiped out, and that the earliest casualty may be the pharmaceutical industry due to global trade wars and impending recession.