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By admin On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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How Nestle Nigeria Is Coping Despite Economic Meltdown – Ifezulike

Engr David Chidolue Ifezulike is the Chairman of Nestle Nigeria Plc, which is part of Nestle Central and Africa Region (CWAR), headquartered in Accra, Ghana. He recently marked his 70th birthday and feted friends More...

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By admin On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Leadership Inspirations For Excellence (Life) Series

12 stressful things that extraordinary leaders do not tolerate Needless tolerations can bleed you dry of energy and make it impossible for you to function effectively as a leader. You can’t live a happy, successful, More...

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By admin On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Intellipharmaceutics Submits First of Its Kind NDA To FDA for Approval

Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. (Nasdaq : IPCI)  has filed a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) seeking authorization to market its Rexista® abuse-deterrent More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Job Vacancy for Production Pharmacist

A pharmaceutical company in a high growth phase requires a Production Pharmacist to manage and be part of their rapid growth. The ideal candidate should be a male with at least 3 years experience preferably as More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Where Are the 3.5 million Nigerians Infected with HIV/AIDS?

The intention of the title is not to scare or stigmatize any reader but to generate an intelligent discussion about the scourge of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.  In a country of 189 million people, 3.5 million may seem More...

Dignitaries at the UNESCO-MARS 2014: From left to right – Julia Cassell, Minister of Gender and Social Development, Liberia; Dr. Joao Sebastiao Teta, Secretary of State, Angola; Sara Opendi, Minister of State for Health, Uganda; Prof. Afework Gizaw, Minister of Science & Technology, Ethiopia; Prof. Dr Frank Stangeberg-Haverkamp, Chairman Executive Board and Family Board of E.Merck KG; Dr. Rasha Kelej, Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare; Prof. Yifru Berhane, Minister of Health, Ethiopia; and Getchaw Engida, Deputy Director General, UNESCO
By admin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Merck partners with UNESCO and African Union to empower Women

UNESCO–MARS 2016 has brought together more than 200 researchers from more than 35 African countries to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in developing More...

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By admin On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Ahmed I.Yakasai @ 56: a Bridge Builder And a man of Peace

On November13, 2015, Pharm. Ahmed I. Yakasai, FPSN, FNIM, FNAPharm was elected as the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and subsequently inaugurated on February 18, 2016 together with the More...

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By admin On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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UNIBEN ADMAP Takes Anti-Malaria Campaign To Ekiadolor Community

The Anti-Drug Misuse and Abuse Programme (ADMAP) has taken its campaign against malaria and diarrhea to Ekiadolor, a community close to the University of Benin Ugbowo campus, Ezekiel Efeobhokhan (600 level Pharmacy) More...

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By admin On Friday, November 25th, 2016
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Tribal Resolution Denounces Psychiatric Drugging of Children

The resolution comes after a week of activities lead by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a mental health watchdog group, to warn and educate Cape Town parents and youth on the dangers of psychiatric More...

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By admin On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Pfizer To Improve Healthcare Through Community Partnerships

As part of its commitment towards collaborating with local communities for support and expansion of access to reliable and affordable healthcare, Pfizer in Nigeria has donated some cardiovascular test strips to More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Khoisan Monarch supports Children’s Rights March against Psychiatric Drugging of South African Children

Despite a 2005 “Drug Alert” from South Africa’s Medicines Control Council about SSRI antidepressants putting adolescents at increased risk of suicide, children and adolescents are still prescribed the drugs King More...

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By admin On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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UGONSA National Secretary Urges ABSU Nursing School Graduands To Embrace Nightingalism

AN INDUCTION MESSAGE PRESENTED BY NUR. G.I. NSHI, THE NATIONAL SECRETARY OF UNIVERSITY GRADUATES OF NURSING SCIENCE ASSOCIATION (UGONSA), ON THE EVENT OF 3RD  INDUCTION/SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF THE 4TH AND 5TH SET More...

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By admin On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Russian Experts Set To Unveil Innovative Pharmaceuticals To The Global Market

 The road show of projects selected by The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation for introduction to global markets is to be held at Stockholm on November 24, 2016. Russia has set a course for More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Pharmacy Technicians in the Healthcare System: Roles, Responsibilities & Challenges

The Pharmacy Technician obviously plays a very important role in providing pharmaceutical care to patients. This role often expands in the face of personnel inadequacy in the healthcare delivery, sometimes up to More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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A Lesson For Young Pharmacists In Nigeria

By Pharm. (Barr.) Steve Okoronkwo, MBA, FPCpharm, FPSN Pharm (Barr.) Steve Okoronkwo, MBA, FPCpharm, FPSN needs little or no introduction in pharmacy circle. His growing fame in the last 10 years may not be unconnected More...

Sir and Lady Atueyi at Beads coating suites at Intellipharmaceutics
By admin On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Nigeria to mitigate FX challenges of local drug producers

Manufacturing industries in Nigeria have been given access to $660 million within the inter-bank market to supply raw materials and spare parts for their industries to ease the fx stress on manufacturing and More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Top 7 medical apps for healthcare professionals

The healthcare industry is becoming more consumer oriented and innovative than ever before. The industry is developing intuitive mobile medical and apps that monitor vital signs, analyse blood and urine, track medication More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit ‐ MARS 2016

UNESCO-MARS aims to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Nestle Chairman Marks 70th Birthday

  –     Urges Nigerians to embrace locally manufactured products (By Chinwe Odita) There was a lot to eat and drink as close associates and family members of Engr. David Chidolue Ifezulike, the chairman More...

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By admin On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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OAU Reschedules 3rd Sir Ifeanyi Atueyi Pharmacy Schools Contest

Organisers of the annual Sir Ifeanyi Atueyi Inter-Pharmacy School Essay & Debate Competition have officially announced a change of date for the 2016 edition. The literary contest which was originally scheduled More...

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By admin On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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FIP Launches Strategy For Enhancing Global Pharmacy Workforce Productivity

A global vision and goals to transform pharmacy education and the pharmacy workforce are published today by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) during a unique conference of national pharmacy leaders More...

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By admin On Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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“Merck More than a Mother” addresses infertility challenges and solutions in Africa

The high level panel of ministers, parliamentarians and global fertility experts from IFFS and Africa Fertility Society highlighted lack of access to regulated fertility care and awareness about infertility management More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Tackling Bruxism In Children

(Compiled by Chinwe Odita) Teeth grinding, or “bruxism,” is a common habit among children, particularly those under age 11. It’s so common, that many consider it a normal childhood habit that will sooner More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Recession: Declare State Of Emergency In Pharma Sector, Alkali Urges FG

To sustain the nation’s pharmaceutical sector and ensure continued access to quality healthcare services, the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Nigerian Economy: A Self-Imposed Calamity

We are going through the worst period in our history as a nation as far as the economy is concerned. Virtually everything is at a standstill. It started with the rumours of increased petrol price which soon became 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 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 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 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...

jide-idris
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 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...

pharmacy-technicians
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 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...

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...

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...