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Initiatives Promoting Cancer Screening, Drug Safety & New Medicines Counseling Wins 2017 FIP Awards

A campaign that led to a long-term pharmacy service screening people for colorectal cancer was today declared the winner of this year’s International Pharmaceutical Federation More...

NDDG: When Will the Postponements End?

The recent announcement by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, that the implementation of the National Drug Distribution Guidelines (NDDG), has been postponed to January More...

77th FIP World Congress slated for Seoul

The 2017 FIP congress is scheduled to hold in Seoul, South Korea from 10 – 14 September 2017. Themed “Medicines and beyond! The soul of pharmacy”, the congress invites More...

Salvaging The NHIS

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) that had long been trailed by claims of inefficiency, has again been in the news in recent weeks for all the wrong reasons. The scheme, More...

Embrace Satellite Pharmacy Initiative, PCN Registrar Tells Pharmacists

Registrar of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), Pharm. Elijah Mohammed, has charged community pharmacists in the country to embrace the satellite pharmacy concept, describing More...

Ikorodu Monarch, Ashafa, Others Laud Community Pharmacists at ACPN Day

Community pharmacists are playing inispensable roles in disease prevention and management, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, representing Lagos East Senatorial District, has said. Ashafa, More...

Drug Scarcity Imminent, Unless FG Provides Forex – Osasona

The late chairman of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) Kogi State, Pharm. David Olatunde Osasona, before his demise raised the alarm that except the More...

Why I Returned To Pharmacy Practice After Foray into Civil Service – D. S. Wali

Pharm. Dahiru Suleiman Wali is one of few senior citizens in the country who have in-depth experience in the different aspects More...

How Honesty Gave Me Major Career Breakthrough – Elder Ekeghe

Pharm. (Elder) Nduka Ekeghe is not just a veteran in the pharmacy profession but one who is a quintessential example of how More...

Malaria Vaccines Market to Surge past US$ 591.8 Million by 2024

The Global Malaria Vaccines Market is pegged to be valued at US$ 8.5 million in 2018...

The 4th Nigeria Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Expo Commences

It is time to explore untapped potential of Central & West African Pharma markets, as the...

First Lifestyle Medical Clinic Opens in Lagos

In its resolve to sustain the campaign for preventive diseases through effective lifestyle modification and clinical...

Real Reasons Chocolate is Good for Your Body

Contrary to the widespread notion that chocolate consumption is associated with different diseases, studies More...

Eating Salmon Can Boost Gut Health-Study Affirms

A new study has validated the suggestion of several researchers that salmon fish has a potential way to ward off agonising..

Revealed: How Avocado Seed Husk Shields You from Cancer, Heart Disease

Several studies have validated the various health benefits of eating Avocado, but a recent study has just   introduced a new dimension..

Meet Pharm. Offor

Pharm. Ifeanyi Offor is a senior product manager at Mega Lifesciences. He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree More...

Prof. Emmanuel Ibezim is our personality for August

Emmanuel Chinedum Ibezim is a professor of Pharmaceutics at the University Of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu State. Born on 16 January,..

Pharm. Bolade Soremekun is Our Personality For June

Pharm. Bolade Soremekun is the founder and CEO of Bolar Pharmaceuticals Limited. A multi-talented CEO, he presides over several organisations, includinge:..

Lagos NANNM Holds 2017 Nurses Week In Style

Ahead of the forth coming Annual Nurses Week and Scientific Conference of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM),..

FIP Tasks Pharmacists on Involvement in Disasters Management

Pharmacists have an ethical duty to accept responsibility, as health care professionals, for providing aid to others in disaster situations, and..

Prof. Ernest Izevbigie: The Grandmaster of Phytochemotheraphy

About 600 years ago, the Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus stated that all that man needs for..

WHO bemoans low rate of exclusive breast feeding in infants globally

According to a new report by UNICEF and WHO in collaboration with the Global Breastfeeding Collective, a new initiative to increase global breastfeeding rates,..

12 Leadership Thoughts for Troubled Times

LEADERSHIP INSPIRATIONS FOR EXCELLENCE (LIFE) SERIES As a leader, people and circumstances will occasionally break you down. But if you keep your mind focused, your..

Leave ‘David Moyes’ at ‘Everton’

“Competence goes beyond words. It’s the leader’s ability to say it, plan it, and do it in such a way that..

Maximising Your Time

Time is the most common gift of God to man. The same amount of time is given to everyone, irrespective of..

Now That President Buhari is Back

The saying, “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown”, is a line from the play, Henry IV, Part 2, by..

16th Law: He Who Doesn’t Buy Today Can Buy Tomorrow

Unbreakable Laws of Sales Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try..

Specialisation Absolutely Necessary in Pharmacy Practice –Pharm. Ezirim

Specialisation within the practice of pharmacy has become indispensable, as it helps pharmacists to pay more time and attention to specific..

Good Morals Necessary For Studying And Practicing Pharmacy-PANS President,MAU

Vitalis Arinzechukwu Nwatu is president of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS), Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State. In this interview..