PCN Applauds UDUSOK Over Reaccreditation Of Pharmacy Faculty

– Expresses worry over internship centres for graduates In a renewed show of solidarity, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has congratulated the management of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUSOK) following the successful reaccreditation of its Faculty of Pharmacy. The development came on the heels of an earlier visit to the school More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Fibre Supplement Offers Hope For Asthmatics

In what has been described as a ground-breaking study by many, scientists from the University of Newcastle have achieved a feat in discovering fibre supplements  that could control asthma that have hitherto resisted More...

Bwari Area Council immunises 140,273 children
By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Africa unites to tackle threat of polio in West and Central Africa

Joint news release UNICEF/WHO More than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

GSK appoints Bhushan Akshikar as new managing director in Nigeria

GlaxoSmithKline, a multinational pharmaceutical company, has announced the appointment of Bhushan Akshikar as its managing director in Nigeria. The appointment of Akshikar became imperative after the former managing More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

World Water Day 2017: ‘Why Waste Water?’

Investing in adequate infrastructure to address efficient and sustainable wastewater management United Nations World Water Day is an international observance held every March 22 that provides an opportunity to learn More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Leke Pitan lists health sector challenges, proffer solutions

A former commissioner for health in Lagos State, Dr Leke Pitan, added his voice to the growing call for the federal government to increase the budgetary allocation to healthcare in the country, while equally calling More...

By admin On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Hip fractures in the elderly

A hip fracture, or the complete or partial break of the femur, is a common injury. However, it is more common in elderly individuals. 90% of hip fractures occur in people over the age of 65. As we age, our bones More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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QuintilesIMS will provide reliable data infrastructure for the healthcare industry – Remi Adeseun

Pharm Remi Adeseun is the new country manager (West-Africa) of QuintilesIMS, a multinational healthcare information management and clinical research organisation. In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Pharm More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, March 13th, 2017

New provisions in Pharmacy Bill will strengthen PCN, transform pharmacy practice – Mohammed

There are new provisions in the Pharmacy Bill awaiting passage at the National Assembly which will strengthen the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) and help transform pharmacy practice in the nation, Pharm. N.A.E. More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

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, More...