Date archive forOctober, 2016
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By Ifeanyi Atueyi On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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You Cannot Serve Two Masters

Have you ever tried to be in two different places at the same time? You would have found that this is not possible because you’re not omnipresent. Only God is omnipresent. That is why you cannot serve two masters. The More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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The Sad Return Of Polio

In August, the Nigerian government announced the discovery of two new cases of wild polio (WPV) virus in Borno State. The new cases were of two children from Gwoza and Jere Local Government Areas of the state. The More...

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By admin On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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UGONSA Calls For Abstracts Towards The 2017 National Professional Conference

The University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), also known as Graduate Nurses Association of Nigeria (GNAN) will hold its 18th National Professional Conference and Update from Monday 10th to Friday More...

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By George Emetuche On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Unbreakable Laws of Sales, 6th Law: Trust Is The Major Determinant

(By George O. Emetuche) To be trusted is greater compliments than being loved. – George MacDonald What do you think is the main factor that sustains a relationship? What do you think encourage friends, spouses, More...

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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See Opportunities In Recession, PCN Registrar Urges Community Pharmacists

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world in celebrating 2016 World Pharmacists Day on 25 September, Registrar of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), Pharm. Elijah Mohammed has advised community pharmacists More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Prices Of Medicines May Soar In 2017 – APIN President

Pharm. (Sir) Nnamdi Obi, MD/CEO, Embassy Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Limited, is also president of Association of Pharmaceutical Importers of Nigeria (APIN). In this interview with Pharmanews in Lagos, Sir Obi, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Encomiums As Adeniji Wins As The National NANNM President

It was celebration galore at the on-going National Delegate Conference of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Osun State, as Comrade Abdrafiu A. Adeniji emerged as the president of More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Encomiums As Adeniji Wins As The National NANNM President

It was celebration galore at the on-going National Delegate Conference of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Osun State, as Comrade Abdrafiu A. Adeniji emerged as the president of More...

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Obono Tasks Hospital Pharmacists On Drug Optimization

The paramount responsibility of hospital pharmacists is to optimise drug use to significantly improve the quality of life of the patient and reduce the global burden of disease, Pharm. (Mrs) Margaret Obono, director More...

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By admin On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Nature’s Pill For A Healthy Life

(By Pharm. Sesan Kareem) Whatever your age, regular exercise guarantees you good health. Regular anaerobic exercise is sine qua non to a healthy life. Japan has had one of the highest life expectancies in the world More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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NAPharm Honours Oldest Past PSN President At 88

In a worthy show of solidarity, the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPharm) has lauded Chief (Pharm.) Oludolapo Akinkugbe, pioneer general secretary of the defunct Nigerian Union of Pharmacists (NUP) and oldest former More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Adejumo Tasks Nurses On Health Promotion

… As FOLGONM holds 32nd annual scientific conference Following the spate of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in the country, Head of Nursing Department, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Prices Of Medicines May Soar In 2017 – APIN President

Pharm. (Sir) Nnamdi Obi, MD/CEO, Embassy Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Limited, is also president of Association of Pharmaceutical Importers of Nigeria (APIN). In this interview with Pharmanews in Lagos, Sir Obi, More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Now That PharmD Has Been Approved

After about one and a half decade of intense agitation for the approval of the PharmD curriculum by stakeholders in the pharmacy profession, the programme was eventually approved by the National Universities Commission More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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PCN Registrar Reveals How His Four-Point Agenda Improved Their Operations

Pharm. N.A.E. Mohammed is the registrar of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN). In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Mohammed, a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management (FNIM), who also recently More...

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By Lere Baale On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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21 Ways Extraordinary Leaders Feel Better Instantly

When life gets stressful and you feel like you’re losing your emotional balance, use one or more of these simple tricks to help you relax your mind and rejuvenate yourself in an instant. Stretch. When you feel More...

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Gynaecologist Cautions Women On Douching, Antibiotics Use

 – Endorses Seagreen’s Klovinal For Vaginal Infection Treatment A gynaecologist and obstetrician with Reddington Multi-Specialist Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Dr Olufisayo Balogun, has urged women to desist More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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WAPCP Urges Pharmacists To Embrace Point-Of-Care Testing, Documentation

Point-of-care testing and documentation is an emerging opportunity in healthcare delivery that should be embraced by all pharmacists, especially those in community and hospital practice, Pharm. Chijoke Onyia, chairman, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Adejumo Tasks Nurses On Health Promotion

… As FOLGONM holds 32nd annual scientific conference Following the spate of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in the country, Head of Nursing Department, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Pharmanews Rolls Out New Mobile Android Applications

Wow! Guess what? Pharmanews, your GLOBAL HEALTH JOURNAL has just rolled out mobile Android applications. Pharmanews app and Pharmanews PDF App are now available for download on Google play store. Click the links More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Job Vacancy for Superintendent Pharmacist

A pharmaceutical company with exciting products, which are very unique in the marketplace, is in a high growth phase and requires a Superintendent Pharmacist to manage and be part of their rapid growth. The ideal More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Why I left Biofem Pharmaceuticals for wholesale business – Pharm. Soetan

Bold, brainy and beautiful, Olaide Soetan is not your run-of-the-mill pharmacist. A former regional manager of Biofem Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Limited, Soetan is a product of Olabisi Onabanjo University where she More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Experts Decry Surge In Sight Loss From Glaucoma

Worried by the sudden rise in the proportion of Glaucoma patients coming down with blindness, a group of experts called: The Vision Loss Expert Group,  a global collaboration of 79 ophthalmologists and optometrists, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Onion Compound Shows Promise of Ovarian Cancer Prevention

Early studies have indicated the benefits of onions in boosting immunity, regulating blood sugar, reducing the risk of gastric ulcers, as an anti-inflammatory and antibiotics agents. However, a new study has found More...

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By admin On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Idris Laments Inadequate Funding In Healthcare

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, has recently decried the limited allocation to healthcare at all tiers of government in the country, saying that this will not in anyway change, if stakeholders More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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PEFON Inducts PSN President, Embassy Boss, Juli Pharmacy Manager

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed Yakasi  and two other pharmacists have been inducted into the fellowship of Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria (PEFON). The induction More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Exercise Regularly And Prevent Memory Loss- Researchers

Researchers from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, have asserted that regular exercise may help ward off memory decline in people with vascular cognitive impairment. Explaining reasons behind More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Herbal Combination Beats Malaria, Typhoid

A herbal preparation made predominantly with garlic, ginger, onions, scent leaf, lemon grass, unripe pawpaw, lime/lemon, African pepper (Uda in Igbo), clove, Gongronema latifolium (Utazi in Ibo, arokeke in Yoruba) More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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NAFDAC Staff Begins Warning Strike

The log jammed around the National Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) headquarters on Oshodi/Apapa Expressway on Wednesday was due to nothing, but the protest of the workers’ of the agency, who More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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Merck donates 500 millionth praziquantel tablet

Merck’s engagement in fighting schistosomiasis dates back to 2007 and involves 35 countries in Africa More than 100 million people, primarily children, have been treated for schistosomiasis since 2007 Merck provides More...

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By Solomon Ojigbo On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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eMEDREP partners with Sidmach Technologies on world class cloud technology for pharmacists

…As Lagos ACPN pays courtesy visit to the firm eMedrep Nigeria, an Information Technology startup that is focused on developing e-health solutions, hosted the executives of the Lagos Chapter of ACPN at their More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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The Pharmacy technician in the health care system

Roles, Responsibilities and Challenges The Pharmacy Technician obviously plays a definite role in providing pharmaceutical care to the patients. This role often expands in the face of personnel inadequacy in the More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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How to cut down on nicotine while vaping

A goal for many people who pick up vaping in favor of traditional cigarettes is to completely quit smoking altogether. In order to do so without going cold turkey, is cutting down your nicotine consumption, and More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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See The List of Common Herbs For The Treatment Of Ulcers, Flatulence, Others

It is no longer news that herbs and plants can be used to treat a wide range of conditions ranging from burns, to ulcers, flatulence, laryngitis, insomnia and psoriasis. However, it is newsworthy to know which herb More...

From left to right: Chokri Ahmadi, General Manager Ethiopia, Sudan and French Speaking Countries, Dr. Raymonde Goudou Coffie, H.E. Minister of Health and Public Hygiene, Dr. Karim Bendhaou, President of North & West Africa, Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board and the Family Board of E. Merck KG, Dr. Claus Auer, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Côte d'Ivoire, Yiannis Vlontzos, Head of Intercontinental Region
By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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Merck Launches Regional Hub in Côte d’Ivoire

The affiliate office in Côte d’Ivoire will serve as regional hub for Merck’s operations in French speaking countries in Central and West Africa The German science and technology company donated 2 minilabs More...

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By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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Great offers from Pharmanews

In appreciation of your continued patronage, Pharmanews Limited now offers you additional value-added services. These services have been designed for your personal convenience and greater visibility of your products. They More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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NAPharm honours oldest past PSN president at 88

In a show of solidarity, the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPharm) has lauded Prof. Oludolapo Akinkungbe, pioneer general secretary of the defunct Nigerian Union of Pharmacists (NUP) and oldest former president, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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West African College of Nursing Harps On Advancing Healthcare In Nigeria

Except healthcare providers, especially nurses, join the band wagon in keying into emerging technological advancement for effective services, create smart educational models for leadership development, and  reconceptualise More...

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By admin On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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Combined Angiography Market: Global industry analysis & forecast

Angiography is an X-ray imaging technique in which, contrasting agents are injected into the blood stream to visualize the blood vessels and help understand the abnormalities of blood vessels such as aneurysms and More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Revealed: How Reading Can Improve Your Health And Lifespan

To some of us, reading is fun, while others regard it as a burden. It has been observed that one can be engrossed by a book, to the extent of temporarily losing touch with his immediate environment, thereby enjoying More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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ZMapp Does Not Guarantee Total Cure For Ebola -Experts

Although ZMapp was once praised as a wonder drug against the deadly Ebola virus, but it recently fell short of the bar for effectiveness in a clinical trial, researchers revealed. According to an AFP release as More...

By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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The Essence Of Palm Oil In The Body

Palm oil is an extremely useful vegetable oil that is derived from various types of oil palms. The main varieties that are used in the production of palm oil are African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) and American More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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How much water is optimal for you daily?

Contrary to the popular notion which preaches eight glasses of water a day for any normal human being, a new study has found that drinking of excess water could be challenging to the body, when it is not needed. The More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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How To Cope With Depression In Pregnancy

  It is generally believed that pregnant women nag and are prone to depression whenever they are in state. Studies have however validated it that a percentage of pregnant women say 70 per cent are either anxious More...

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By Solomon Ojigbo On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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Uroguanylin and GI Fluid Stability: Science Offered by Synergy Prescribed drugs Inc.

Synergy Prescribed drugs Inc. is investigating novel therapeutics that play a task in regulating fluid stability to assist regular bowel perform within the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Particularly, our medical More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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Hiccups Are Signals To Your Health Status

Hiccups, which occur when the diaphragm and respiratory organs encounter an abrupt, involuntary spasm, happen to everyone on occasion. ‘Anything that causes your stomach to become distended can cause hiccups,’ More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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What You Don’t Know About Cod Liver Oil

Cod liver oil as the name implies is very important oil, extracted from the liver of a fish known as Cod fish from the Gadidae genus. Cod liver oil is made into liquid form and into capsules and it serve as a nutritional More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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Interesting Benefits Derivable From Eating Stockfish

Stockfish is a type of fish made from Codfish. It is highly consumed in many countries of the world such as Germany, UK, France, Italy, USA, Spain, Cameroon, and Nigeria. The fish is particularly consumed more in More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Adejumo Tasks Nurses On Health Promotion

Following the spate of emerging and re-emergence of infectious diseases in the country, the Head Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Dr Olabisi Adejumo has called on nurses to embrace More...

By admin On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Which is better for you: Black soap or others?

Black soap, also called African Black Soap (ABS), is soap made from the ash of locally harvested plants and barks such a plantain, cocoa pods, palm tree leaves, and shea tree bark. Black soap is traditionally made More...