Date archive forMay, 2016
By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Pfizer Academy trains community pharmacists on patients’ management

Towards the need for continuous capacity building and empowerment in the pharmacy profession, Pfizer Plc has organised a one-day Pfizer Pharmacy Academy, the objective of which was to deploy an impactful, world More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp receives the “African Alliances HE for SHE” Award for Women Empowerment

A very important initiative to empower an unprivileged segment of women in Africa During the 11th African Congress for Women Entrepreneurs, Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of Executive Board and More...

By admin On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Pfizer participates, partners UNIBEN at international symposium

In line with Pfizer contribution to the advancement of medical knowledge and its demonstrated commitment to world class medical education, capacity building and excellence in the pharmaceutical industry, Pfizer More...

By admin On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Pfizer trains community pharmacists in Lagos

Towards the need for continuous capacity building in the pharmacy profession, Pfizer Plc has organised a one-day Pfizer Pharmacy Academy, to intimate community pharmacists in Lagos with global trends in the practice, More...

By admin On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Nigeria Receives Record Praziquantel Donation

Merck supplies around 34 million tablets this year to fight schistosomiasis in the west African country. Merck, a leading science and technology company, announced today that the largest single delivery of praziquantel More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Antidiabetics Market Research & Industry Analysis (2016-2020)

(By James K Griffin) Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which blood sugar levels goes extremely high over a prolonged period. Antidiabetics are the medicines developed More...

By admin On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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WHY IS SUGAR SO BAD FOR YOU?

There has been a seismic shift in the dietary landscape in recent years.Where once fat was the much maligned enemy, now scientists are turning their attention to sugar.There has been a seismic shift in the dietary More...

By admin On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Experts link tomatoes to the reduction in prostate enlargement

Experts link tomatoes to the reduction in prostate enlargement   For older men, is not out of place for them to make tomatoes their favourite vegetable,  as findings have revealed that  nutrient found in More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Optum Healthcare Success Story

You can’t get any more personal than your health. That’s why Optum Healthcare uses Salesforce to develop personalized health journeys for its millions of customers. With a holistic view of each customer, information More...

By admin On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Benue State School Of Nursing To Be Re-accredited Soonest

Good news to all nursing students in Benue State, as the state Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, has directed the Ministry of Health to apply for the re-accreditation of the School of Nursing and Midwifery Makurdi. The More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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PCN Shuts 138 Shops In Delta State

Poised to rid the nation of illegal circulation of substandard drugs, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 27 pharmacies and 111 patent medicine shops in Delta State, on Monday 16, 2016. Speaking More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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Pharm. Oluwatosin Caleb ADEYEMI

Pharmanews personality of the month, Pharm. Oluwatosin Caleb ADEYEMI is a lecturer in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy, University of Lagos (UNILAG) and current chairman of Nigerian Association More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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Pharmacy students are too preoccupied with academics – PANS editor

Jibril Chado is a 500 -level pharmacy student of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS). He is the current national editor-in-chief, Zone C of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS), as More...

By Lolu Ojo On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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I shall pass this way but once

  “I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” -Etienne de More...

By admin On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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10 nominees announced for AIF’s Innovation Prize for Africa 2016

–       African ingenuity this year showcases breakthroughs in malaria and other public health burdens, smart solutions for farmers and dynamic power initiatives … –       Urine Test for More...

By admin On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Management of asthma

Asthma is described as a respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. Asthma More...

By admin On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Address by the president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN)

Pharm.  Ahmed I. Yakasai, FPSN, on the occasion of a courtesy visit to his excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, on Thursday, 7 April, 2016 INTRODUCTION It is my privilege and honour to lead this delegation More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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NHF and the quest to tame NCDs

On 21 April, I was a participant at a programme organised by the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) tagged: National Summit on Lipids and Cardiovascular Health in Nigerian Population. The one-day summit, held at the More...

By Ifeanyi Atueyi On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Faithfulness in employment

I returned to Lagos to rehabilitate myself soon after the devastating Nigeria-Biafra civil war ended in January 1970. The first employment I got was with Toki Nigeria Ltd, which had several pharmacies in the Lagos More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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How Pharmacy opened floodgate of success for me – Prof. Aguwa

In this exclusive interview with Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis, Dr Cletus Nzebunwa Aguwa, the first academic clinical pharmacist to be employed in Nigeria and the first professor of clinical pharmacy in the entire More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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PCN warns against unaccredited internship centres

Registrar of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), Pharm. Elijah Mohammed, has advised pharmacy students in the country to choose only institutions and centres accredited by the Council for their industrial More...

NAIP charges pharma industry on workforce development
By admin On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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NAIP charges pharma industry on workforce development

The Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria (NAIP), has charged the pharmaceutical industry to come up with strategies that will deliver inclusive growth, build vital competences, create wealth for all More...

By Dozie David On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Capacity to contract: Transactions of illiterate persons

A young pharmacist, Akinsola Bakare, plans to set up a community pharmacy in his neighbourhood.  He approaches Shomolu Microfinance Bank for a loan to facilitate his project.  His application is processed by More...

By admin On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Moving up to extraordinary leadership

(By Lere baale) “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something More...

Cross section of dignitaries unveiling UMT at the event
By Adebayo Oladejo On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Geneith launches urine test kit to fight malaria

– Experts endorse product for malaria test Geneith Pharmaceuticals Limited, an indigenous pharmaceutical company, has partnered with Fyodor Biotechnologies Corporation, a privately-owned company specialising More...

Pharm. (Dr) Albert Kelong Alkali
By Adebayo Oladejo On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Expect innovations, all-round improvements at Enugu conference – ACPN chairman

Pharm. (Dr) Albert Kelong Alkali As community pharmacists, under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), look forward to their 35th Annual National Conference, tagged “Coal City More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Expert advocates selling skills for pharmacists

–  As Pharmanews-WhiteTulip trains PharmacyPlus sales team To break even in a competitive or challenging business environment, pharmacists in the country must master the art of salesmanship, a training expert, More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Averting another outbreak of yellow fever

The recent alarm raised by the World Health Organisation concerning an imminent outbreak of  yellow fever in urban areas of Africa calls for serious attention and urgent actions by all stakeholders in the Nigerian More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Siemens Healthcare becomes Siemens Healthineers

https://www.siemens.com/Healthineers How well do you know Siemens Healthineers? The new brand embodies our pioneering spirit and our engineering expertise in the healthcare industry. source  More...

By admin On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Pharm. Titilayo Ajayi wins 2016 Bowl of Hygeia award

Pharm. Titilayo Ajayi, one of the newly decorated 92 graduates of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos (UNILAG), has been announced winner of the second edition of the prestigious Bowl of Hygeia award. The More...

By admin On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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SAFCO unveils wholesale pharma outlet in Ajah

– PSN, NAIP, ACPN laud initiative SAFCO Mega Solutions, a pharmaceutical and health care wholesale distribution pharmacy, has commissioned a new outlet in Ajah, Eti-Osa Area of Lagos. The colourful ceremony More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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SKG distributors receive cars, other valuable gifts

– As company holds Trade Partners Conference It was celebration galore at the conference hall of De-Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja, when SKG Pharma Limited, a leading pharmaceutical company in the country, hosted More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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PSN is committed to improving public health – Yakasai

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has reiterated its commitment to improving public health in Nigeria, noting that its priority is to ensure that Nigerians get the best care from health professionals in More...

By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Experts chart progress path on Lassa fever control

For the recurrent mortality from the dreaded Lassa fever to be brought to a halt, Nigerians must awake from their carefree attitude to health care, and turn on their surveillance searchlight towards any persons, More...

By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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High Blood Pressure? Cherry juice to the rescue.

A new research has found that drinking cherry juice is as good as taking anti-hypertensive. The study, which was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that people who drank 60ml of cherry More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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OWP and ROW Create The Pharmaceutical Social Enterprise

Be taught extra about how the Pharmaceutical Social Enterprise of OWP and ROW got here to be. How greater than half the earnings will make a distinction for the under-served epilepsy inhabitants each in america More...