Repositioning the National Health Insurance Scheme


The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), conceptualised as a strategy to ensure that Nigerians have easy and affordable access to quality health care delivery, is no doubt More...

FIP statement of policy on green pharmacy


Introduction: Medicines are crucial tools to prevent or treat diseases, but there is growing evidence that residuals of pharmaceuticals can also be found in the water, atmosphere More...

Essentials of Brand Management

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Brands (bundles of benefits) need champions to fight their course and pilot them from conception to maturity. Brand managers are expected to have the skills, knowledge and interest More...

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 More...


Oyawole, Paul-Ozieh, Others Advise On Safe Medicine

– As ACPN marks Pharmacy Day 2016 with free health screening The easiest way to avoid buying fake medicines is to patronise only registered pharmacy outlets, where the pharmacist-in-charge More...

JUTH May Suspend In-patients Feeding If Beneficiaries Remain Ungrateful

The Management of  the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), has threatened to stop the feeding of in-patients, if complaints against the gesture persisted. The Chief Medical More...

NHIS charges HMOs to be innovative, flexible

United States (U.S.)-trained bone marrow transplant surgeon and Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has charged the 48 Health 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...

Why Seagreen’s Klovinal Stands Out In Treating Vaginal Infections – Brand manager

In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Pharm. Chukwuma Ozoh, brand manager, Seagreen Pharmaceuticals Limited, speaks on...

merck Merck Relaunches Glucovance, Glucophage For Type 2 Diabetes

Merck, a global leading science and technology health care company, has relaunched its type 2 diabetes...

mira-flash Revealed:Why medical representatives fail to meet target

A training and human resource expert, Pharm. Tunde Oyeniran, has identified reasons medical and sales representatives...

The Unknown Benefits Of Tigernut

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Compiled by Chinwe Odita They look ordinary and not particularly appealing. They are also sold mostly by mallams More...

Locust Bean Tree Shows Antihypertensive, Antidiabetic, Antibacterial Properties

The name ‘“locust bean”’ is synonymous with the ancient African aromatic seasoning that is highly cherished by West African women for..

Enjoy The Remedial Benefits Of Cashew Nut

The health benefits of cashews include a healthy heart, strong nerve and muscle function, improved bone and oral health, relief from..


Pharm. Derrick Nkemakolem Osondu is the national sales manager of Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited. An indigene More...

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

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..
Dozie Atueyi

Capacity to contract: Transactions of lunatics

Clara is a young lady who resides with her family in the same estate as D-Line Pharmacy..

Malaria In Pregnancy Does More Harm To The Fetus- Ntadom

Malaria in pregnancy should be considered a medical emergency as it does more harm to the fetus than envisaged, the Head, Case Management Branch,..
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How Extraordinary Leaders Make The World A Better Place

Once upon a time, a young man and woman met, gazed into each other’s eyes, held each other and knew, for certain, that they were..
Lolu Ojo

Bring Back Good Public Education In Nigeria

The Nigerian public education system is on the verge of collapsing. Those who can afford to pay the exorbitant fees charged..

Your Work Could Be Your Calling

Your job is your occupation, work or trade. It is your business. Business is usually taken as a commercial or industrial..

Why do people die?

This question surely does not have a straightforward answer. In fact, if you ask ten people this question, you may get..

Unbreakable Laws of Sales. 5th Law: In selling, attitude is everything

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. – Mark Twain You are a product – a complete product that..

Online Nursing Programmes Acceptable Only If Endorsed By NUC – NANNM Chairman

Mrs Catherine Eseine is the director of nursing services (DNS) in Esan Central LGA of Edo State, and chairman of National..

My goal is to bridge communication gap among pharmacy students – PANS editor-in-chief

In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, the current national editor-in-chief of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS), Somtochukwu Jeffrey Chimbiko, reveals..





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