About 1.7 million children die each year due to polluted environment – WHO

More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, say two new WHO reports. The first report, More...

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By admin On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The 20 percent duty on imported medicines

The scarcity of essential medicines and the consequent hike in their prices, started last year as a result of scarce foreign exchange. This has been recently exacerbated by the new government policy which compels More...

By admin On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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WHO publishes list of bacteria for which new antibiotics are urgently needed

WHO on the 27th of February, 2017 published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The More...

By admin On Monday, February 20th, 2017

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...

Bwari Area Council immunises 140,273 children
By admin On Friday, February 17th, 2017

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...

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...

By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

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...

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By admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

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...

By admin On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

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...

By admin On Friday, January 6th, 2017

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...