Patients safety
By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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National Healthcare Management Conference 2017 – Improving Patients’ safety

Health care has evolved greatly over the past 20 years. Our knowledge of diseases and technological innovations have all contributed to improving life expectancy during the 20th Century. But one of the greatest More...

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By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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300 Million People Suffer Depression, 800,000 Commit Suicide Yearly-WHO

More than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression, which is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease, according to the World Health More...

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By admin On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Making the “Save One Million Lives” initiative work

At a time when the economy of the nation is in a depressing state, with the health sector, in particular, in doldrums, it was indeed heartwarming when the federal government announced that it had disbursed the sum More...

Pharma tech
By admin On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Development and Technology

Conference Series LLC invites all the participants from all over the world to attend “International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Development and Technology” during April 24-26, 2017 in Dubai, More...

ethnopharmacology
By admin On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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5th International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacology and Ethnopharmacology

Conference Series LLC invites all the participants across the globe to attend the “5th International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacology & Ethnopharmacology” slated on Mar 23-25, 2017 Orlando, More...

Bwari Area Council immunises 140,273 children
By admin On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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WHO Statement on the international spread of Poliovirus

Twelfth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2015) regarding the international spread of poliovirus The twelfth meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) under the International More...

conferences
By admin On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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11th World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences and Innovations

(Monday, Feb 27 – Tuesday Feb 28 , 2017) The Organizing Committee of Conference Series LLC invites all the participants across the globe to attend the 11th World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences and More...

Kareem
By admin On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Key strategies for achieving optimum health in 2017

Do you want to have a healthy body, a peaceful mind and a fulfilled spirit this new year? Then these three master principles discussed here are for you. What is optimum health? Optimum health can simply be described More...

Breast cancer
By admin On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Information is key in winning the war against cancer-Pfizer

For the prevalence of cancer incidences to be drastically reduced, information dissemination on the prevention and management of the disease has been identified as crucial element. This remark was made as Pfizer More...

Female Genital Mutilation
By admin On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030 – UNFPA

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the 2017 International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. “It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting More...

By admin On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Early cancer diagnosis saves lives, cuts treatment costs – WHO

New guidance from WHO, launched ahead of World Cancer Day (4 February), aims to improve the chances of survival for people living with cancer by ensuring that health services can focus on diagnosing and treating More...

Pharm Bolade Soremekun, CEO Bolar Pharmaceuticals receiving partnership award from David Picard, CEO Moleac
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By admin On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Moleac’s product NeuroAiD named Asia’s new product innovation of the year for neurological disorders

NeuroAiD™ stroke treatment, marketed by Bolar Pharmaceuticals in Nigeria, has been named New Product Innovation of the Yearby Frost & Sullivan. This award recognizes healthcare products that are bringing innovative More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Unbeatable Offers from Pharmanews

It’s a new year and we are delighted to present to you value-added services that have been specially designed to bring happenings and updates in the health industry closer to you. They are: Pharmanews e-Edition More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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African Heads of State Commit to Advancing Immunization in Africa

Heads of state from across Africa adopted a Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization in Africa, in which they endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone More...

OLUWOLE
By admin On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Job satisfaction & Employee Turnover in Retail Pharmacy

By Oluwole A Williams, Bpharm (lfe), PharmD (Howard)(practising in Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA) Employers of labour in Pharmacy as in other industries normally seek to recruit candidates who are not only professionally More...

personality
By admin On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Pharm. Agaruwa is our January Personality

Pharm. Chibuike Uchemadu Agaruwa, chief executive officer and superintendent pharmacist of Euromed Limited, was born on 16 September, 1952. A native of Ikwuano North Local Government Area of Abia State, Agaruwa More...

Kareem
By admin On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Youth Empowerment and Nigeria’s Development: The Missing Link

By Pharm. Sesan Kareem President Muhammadu Buhari on 21 September 2016 in his address at the US-Africa business forum on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, said, “Apart from our More...

PRY
By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Reviving The PHC Scheme in Nigeria

The recent flagging off of a revitalisation programme to revive Primary Health Care (PHC) in Nigeria could not have come at a better time.  President Muhammadu Buhari, while inaugurating a model PHC clinic in Kurchigoro, More...

atus
By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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What is time ?

I tried to find out what time is and its significance in life, and observed   that it has no simple universal definition. It is defined in different contexts.  In physics, it is defined by its measurement. It More...

Illegal structure
By admin On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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House of Reps Charges FMoH &PCN on Closure of Illegal Pharmacies

Worried by the nefarious activities of unqualified individuals in the trade and distribution of drugs , House of Representatives has mandated the Federal Ministry of Health and the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, More...

Heroes of He
By admin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Oluyinka Olutoye – The surgeon with a difference

A surgeon who has made exceptional contributions to the art and science of surgery, Prof. Oluyinka Olutoye has without a doubt distinguished himself in the medical field. Prof. Oluyinka Olutoye He is the Nigerian More...

Children play with Early Childhood Development (ECD) kits inside a UNICEF tent at St Benedict school, in a IDP camp located in a former golf course. Since March 2010, over 1.495 kits have been distributed by UNICEF throughout  the country to support Haitian Ministry of Education and NGO partners in maintaining childhood development programs.
By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Early moments matter for children’s brain development – UNICEF

UNICEF today launched #EarlyMomentsMatter, a new campaign supported by the LEGO Foundation to drive increased awareness about the importance of the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences More...

smoking
By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Tobacco control can save millions of lives – WHO

Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the More...

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By admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Job Vacancy for Analytical Chemist

A pharmaceutical company in a high growth phase requires an analytical chemist to manage and be part of their rapid growth.  Requirements: The ideal candidate should have hands on experience on instrumental analysis, More...

VP
By admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Vice President Insists on PPP for Healthcare Delivery

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo has called for public private partnership (PPP) for effective healthcare delivery in Nigeria. The Vice President made this call in Abuja today at a stakeholder’s meeting More...

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By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Kogi Governor Flags Off 2017 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week

In adherence to the decision of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum taken in 2009 to address the rising maternal and child morbidity in Nigeria, which stipulated the implementation of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health More...

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By admin On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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A Dose of Progesterone Could Prevent Recurrent Miscarriage

The lead author of the study, Dr. Mary D. Stephenson, explained that recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) is a clinical condition that occurs when a woman has two or more failed pregnancies within the first 4-6 weeks More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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FG Alerts on the Resurgence of Bird flu in 26 States, FCT

A new strain of Avian Influenza virus, popularly known as bird flu, has entered Nigeria and spread to 26 states and the Federal Capital Territory, with over 3.5 million birds affected, the Federal Government has More...

nappsa
By admin On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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NAPPSA Annual Scientific Conference and Exposition 2017

NAPPSA Annual Scientific Conference and Exposition to be held in Houston, Texas. The NAPPSA Annual Meeting is the largest International Nigerian pharmaceutical conference and exposition, attracting scientists from More...

patient-experience
By admin On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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National Healthcare Management Conference 2017 – Patient Experience

The National Healthcare Management Conference is a platform to expand advocacy and generate new ideas and opportunities to improve patient safety. This year’s edition of the  Confernce explores contemporary More...

catfish
By admin On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Expert Links The Consumption of Catfish To Cardiovascular Diseases

A medical practitioner, Dr Arikawe Adeolu, has warned against the excessive consumption of catfish, saying it could increase the chances of developing cardiovascular diseases. Adeolu, a practitioner at the Federal More...

rape
By admin On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Nurses Lead Campaign Against Rape

In what would be tagged the first of its kind campaign against rape, was held by the Institute of Nursing Research (INR-FCNSWZ), Nigeria in Ekiti state recently. The programme tagged “The menace of rape: the professionals’ More...

pharm-lekan-asuni
By admin On Sunday, January 8th, 2017
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Why I Established Lefas Pharmaceuticals – Asuni

Former managing director of GlaxoSmithKline (Nigeria) Plc, Pharm Lekan Asuni, has explained why he parted ways with the multinational company. In an exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Asuni who is also chairman, More...

fibromyalgia
By admin On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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What you need to know about Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. It is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Certificate course in global health pharmacy for Nigerian pharma students

Pharmacy Students in Nigeria under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS) in collaboration with AB Global Health Initiative, an NGO based in Nigeria are set to host the first ever More...

brain-gluacoma
By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Researchers now view glaucoma as a disease of the brain

Researchers now view glaucoma as a disease of the brain — a neurodegenerative disease — rather than simply an eye disease. Recent research has shown that the complex connection between the eye and the brain More...

ebola
By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences and Innovations in Pharma Industry 2017

Following the tradition of successful Congresses held in several European countries, Dubai, Spain, Italy, India, South Africa and USA, the Organizing Committee of Conference Series LLC is pleased to invite all More...

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By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers’ Expo 2017 – Exploring untapped potentials

The Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers Expo 2017 (NPME 2017), an international exhibition on pharmaceutical industry is happening for the 4th time during August 30-31 to 01 September, 2017 at New Haven, Oba Akinjobi Street, More...

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By admin On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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Happy new year from Pharmanews

A new year is like an unwritten chapter in a book, waiting to be filled with amazing stories and memorable events. We wish the best to our dear readers, because you are the most important part of our company. We More...

lassa
By admin On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Lassa Fever Killed More People Between 2015 and 2016 – NCDC

According to the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) within the past 15 months a total 273 infections have been recorded and 149 people died from contracting Lassa fever. “Of these, 165 cases and 89 deaths More...

eye-surgery
By admin On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Niger state government partners with international NGO on free eye surgery

Albasar International Foundation in collaboration with the Niger State Government conducted a FREE EYE SURGERY for Nigerlites battling with various eye defects. About 400 persons benefited from the eye programme More...

nurses-campaign-against-rape
By admin On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Nurses lead campaign against rape

In what would be tagged the first of its kind is a campaign against rape held by the Institute of Nursing Research (INR-FCNSWZ), Nigeria in Ekiti state earlier November this year. The programme tagged “THE MENACE More...

strike
By admin On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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National orthopaedic hospital dala Kano healthcare workers embark on an indefinite strike

Nurses and other healthcare workers at the National Orthopaedic Hospital Dala Kano today embarked on indefinite strike action. The strike is sequel to the 5 days warning strike that was embarked upon about two weeks More...

plastic-rice-vs-original-rice
By admin On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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The origin and health risk of plastic rice

Since early 2011, social media rumours have asserted plastic rice was being manufactured in China, exported, and consumed by people in other countries unaware the rice they were eating was in fact not a food at More...

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By admin On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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Hormone-disrupting compound provides new approach to malaria control

A chemical that disrupts biological processes in female mosquitoes may be just as effective as insecticides in reducing the spread of malaria, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The More...

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By admin On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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May and Baker promotes three senior management officers

Pharmaceutical giant, May & Baker Nigeria Plc has announced the promotion of three senior management officers to the position of Executive Directors. The new members on the Board of Directors of the company More...

ebola
By admin On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Experimental Ebola vaccine provides 100% protection against the disease

An experimental Ebola vaccine was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea, according to results published today in The Lancet. The vaccine is the first to prevent infection from one More...

seasons-greetings
By admin On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Season’s Greetings From All of Us At Pharmanews

The management and staff of Pharmanews Limited wish you and your family the best of the Christmas season and the new year 2017. We assure you of improved services next year. Have a merry Xmas and a prosperous new More...

May & Baker CEO
By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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May and Baker boss forcast scarcity of essential medicines by 2017

According to Mr Nnamdi Okafor, Nigerians should prepare for scarsity of essential drugs in 2017. Mr Okafor, the managing director of May and Baker Plc spoke at his office on tuesday also lamented the though situation More...

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By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Lassa Fever Resurfaces In Ogun State, Claims Two Lives

Activities at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, on Tuesday were paralysed as medical personnel and patients deserted the hospital after Lassa Fever claimed two lives in the hospital. The victims More...