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 issues on patient’s safety in the healthcare industry. The conference will be held on the 21st – 22nd March 2017, at Nicon Luxury More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

President Buhari Pledges to Implement Universal Health Insurance Policy In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to reverse the general out of pocket payment for healthcare in the country, assuring the masses of a robust healthcare insurance programme, to take off soonest. The president More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

PMGMAN advises members to focus only on essentials

Pharm Okey Akpa, chairman, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN) is a man of few words. Whenever he makes up his mind to talk, the taciturn pharmacist doesn’t mince More...

By admin On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Niger state government partners with international NGO on free eye surgery

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By Solomon Ojigbo On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Contact lens wireless sensors for ocular diagnostics

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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...

By admin On Saturday, December 24th, 2016

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...

By admin On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Holiday Drinking Can Damage Your Brain, Expert Warns

For many, the holidays are indeed the most wonderful time of the year. Families and friends come together and enjoy food, good cheer – and, often, alcohol. Commercially speaking, alcohol and the holidays seem More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Akintayo, Gbolagade Pledge Support For YPG-NG

The immediate past president of PSN, Pharm Olumide Akintayo, and the PSN National Secretary General, Pharm. Gbolagade Iyiola, have thrown their weight behind the activities of the Young Pharmacists Group, Nigeria More...

By admin On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

UNICEF executive director laments the health situation of children in north-east Nigeria

Statement by Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, on the situation of children in Nigeria “The violent conflict in northeast Nigeria has left children severely malnourished and at risk of death.” “In More...