Date archive forSeptember, 2017
By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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FIP Awards Initiatives on Cancer, Drug Safety, Others

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 (FIP) Health Promotion Campaign Award. More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Sierra Leone begins cholera vaccination drive in disaster-affected areas

More than 1 million doses of Gavi-funded cholera vaccines heading to Sierra Leone after severe flooding and landslides. Half a million people in Sierra Leone will be able to access the life-saving cholera vaccine More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Excessive Intake of Salt Could Raise Your Diabetes Risk

Several studies conducted earlier have validated the link between high salt consumption and high blood pressure, but a new research carried out by Dr. Bahareh  Rasouli, of the Institute of Environmental Medicine More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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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 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 102.8% during the forecast period (2018-2024), as highlighted in a new report published More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Is Your Gut Your God?

Uncontrolled appetite makes your gut your God.  More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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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 this means having plans in place to respond appropriately in the event More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Real Reasons Chocolate is Good for Your Body

Contrary to the widespread notion that chocolate consumption is associated with different diseases, studies have shown that it can also promote friendly bacteria and reduce inflammation in our guts. The importance More...

By admin On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Pharmacy Contribution to Healthcare Is Beyond Dispensing-FIP Global Report

A number of advanced community pharmacy services are offered in more than 50% of countries and territories, which cover over three-quarters of the world’s population, according to a new publication launched Thursday More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Nationwide Strike Looms in the Health Sector

Beginning from Wednesday 20, 2017, the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU has directed its members to commence industrial action to press home their grievances against the government. The group, which tagged its More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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How to Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form in the kidneys when there is a decrease in urine or an increase in certain substances, such as minerals and salts. It has been observed that condition can occur in persons More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Top Five Ways to Get Adequate Night Sleep

Getting enough  night sleep has been a challenge for many people, but its merits cannot be overemphasised as it plays a significant role in your health and well-being as well as protecting your physical health, More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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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 gut conditions like Crohn’s disease, diabetes and obesity. The study, conducted by More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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WHO Regions Show Progress in Pharmacy Workforce Development

Indications emerging from the ongoing International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) in Seoul, South Korea, have showed that there is global complaint with the FIP’s 13 Pharmaceutical Workforce Development Goals More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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4th Nigerian Manufacturers Expo 2017 (Latest Update)

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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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 it as the best for the country, More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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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), Lagos State Chapter, the association  is set to build nurses capacity towards More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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FIP Urges Governments, Insurers On Recognition of Self-Care

The importance of the full involvement of pharmacists in self care should be promoted by governments and insurers, the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has said in its Statement of Policy “Pharmacy: More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Atueyi, WAPCP Excos Task Fellows on Knowledge Application

For the justification of the resources and time spent in acquiring the Fellowship of the West African postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP), the Managing Director, Pharmanews Ltd. , Pharm. (Sir) Ifeanyi Atueyi More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Oyo PSN Holds 2017 Pharmacy Week

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Oyo State Branch is set to hold its 2017 Pharmacy Week, which promises lots of enlightenment and education for the participants on economic recovery. Managing Director, More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Babalola Identifies Inaccessibility To Essential Medicines as Bane of African Healthcare

Until the issue of inadequate access to essential medicines in Africa is tackled earnestly, there may be no end in sight to the perennial high mortality rate, as records have shown that the exorbitant prices of More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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PSA Screening Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Contrary to early opinions opposing Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) screening, a new review has revealed that PSA screening has potentials to reduce considerable the risk of death from prostate cancer. The findings More...

By George Emetuche On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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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 just one more time. – Edison You have all it takes to win Why do you want to give up? Why would More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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2017 NAPPSA Annual Confab Holds in Texas

The 2017 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) is to be held 21 – 24 September, 2017, at The Westin Houston, Memorial City, Houston, More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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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 patients and their disease state, Pharm. Emmanuel Chidi Chukwumaeze Ezirim, More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Pharmacy Practice Goes Beyond Being Called a Pharmacist – Onyechi

For pharmacists to make meaningful contributions to nation building, they must fully understand and uphold the responsibilities attached to their professional calling, says eminent pharmacist and entrepreneur, Pharm. More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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Prof. Ernest Izevbigie: The Grandmaster of Phytochemotheraphy

About 600 years ago, the Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus stated that all that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, and the challenge of science is to find it. Indeed, to More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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New Drug Takes Years, Millions of Dollars to Develop – Gamaniel

Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, director general, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has said that the production of a new medicine usually gulps about $802 million and often takes between More...