Strengthening the budding unity among Nigerian health professionals

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In June this year, an historic event took place in faraway Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, when the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) and the More...

Pharmanews App now on Google Play Store


Pharmanews, the foremost West African health journal introduces its official Android application-Pharmanews App. The mobile application, which can be downloaded from the Google More...

Health & Safety Tips to Survive the Sandstorm Season


Asthma awareness is crucial when living in the GCC, especially when we live in a climate which has significant environmental triggers such as sandstorms. Several studies conducted More...

13th International workshop on leadership and management, Accra, Ghana

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 Like in most areas of businesses and professional life, possession of technical skills is necessary, but not sufficient to assure success. Individuals at the top echelons of More...


AHAPN tasks members on compliance with PCN standard on compounding

The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) national has urged every hospital pharmacist to conform to the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria’s More...

Fulani herdsmen killings, our greatest fear before ACPN conference – Alkali

The alleged invasion of Ukpabi Nimbo community in Enugu State and the subsequent bloodbath by suspected Fulani herdsmen few weeks to this year’s Annual National Conference More...

Ugwuanyi, Yakasai, others task pharmacists on professional commitment – As ACPN holds 35th Annual National Conference in Enugu.

Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has led stakeholders in the health care industry, including President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Pharm. More...

Why charlatans are thriving at pharmacists’ expense – Pharm. Achonye


In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Pharm. (Chief) Emeka Achonye, an elder in the pharmacy profession and managing More...

How pharmacists fought medical directors for professional recognition – Onwudike

Pharm. Nwakaku Onwudike is a former chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Imo State, and team leader of PCN More...

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Tekeda Kenya Takeda Announces Bold, New Access to Medicines for Sub-Saharan Africa

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) ( today announced the launch of a bold, new Access to...

Mark 4 Pfizer Nigeria announces new country manager

Pfizer has announced the appointment of Mark Wagstaff as the Country Manager for Pfizer in Nigeria...

mILES 4th Africa Pharmaceutical Summit and Exhibition holds in Lagos

Top players in the pharmaceutical and health care industry from all over the world will convene...

Why microwave ovens are dangerous to your health


No matter how grand your culinary intentions, it is always tempting to just use the microwave. It’s easy, More...

African walnut shows evidence in boosting fertility, immunity

It is naturally enclosed in a small spherical shell, but its teeny size does not limit its potency in any way,..

Spice up your day with these 5 super spices

Just as knowledge is not static, so scientists keep revealing new discoveries on every field. We have been used to super..


Margaret Obiageli Olele is the director of corporate affairs for Pfizer Nigeria, Ghana and East Africa. She More...

Prof. Odidi joins Global Leadership Foundation

The Global Leadership Foundation (GLF) has appointed Prof. Isa Odidi as a member of its Strategy and Development Committee. This is..

Prof. Isa Odidi: The pharmacist ahead of his time

(By Ola Aboderin)   “The principal mark of a genius, is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.” –..
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Capacity to contract: Transactions of lunatics

Clara is a young lady who resides with her family in the same estate as D-Line Pharmacy..
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Can Nigeria’s pharmaceutical challenges be solved through IT? (2)

  I found it overwhelming to continue this piece from where we stopped the last time, as I had to dig deeper into the..

Shun drug abuse and misuse, Lagos ALPs advises students

As part of its commitment to school intervention programmes that promote moral and health education, the Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs) Lagos Chapter, has advised..

In sales, emotion is key, buyers follow what they feel

Unbreakable Laws of Sales Legendary Zig Ziglar shared a story of how he could not take his mind off a particular..
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Divine favour

In order to catch our 9.30 am flight from Calgary, Canada, to Las Vegas, USA, last June, my wife and I..

Should we embrace traditional medicine more?

Sometime around the month of October 2002, I went to see a former boss and friend, who was then a customer..

Disharmony among health professionals must not continue – NMA president

Prof. Mike Ozovehe Ogirima, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, is the new president of..

Edo NANNM approves online nursing degree for members

The Chairman of  the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) Edo State Chapter, Mrs Catherine Eseine, has expressed  her..

School politics is platform to prepare for outside world – Obakpolo

Lauretta Obakpolo is a 400 level student of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benin City, Edo State. She..





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