Yakasai lauds Kano PSN for a successful council meeting


It was a pleasant moment for the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed Yakasi, when members of the Kano State PSN paid him a courtesy visit in his office. The president, who revealed the essence of their visit, said it was to show their appreciation to his participation in their second PSN NEC/Council meeting, held in More...

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Hospitalised patients
By admin On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Providing adequate nutrition to hospitalised patients

Adequate nutrition should be viewed as important part of the healing process for patients seeking treatment in hospitals. However, it is not uncommon for nutritional status of many patients who have just undergone More...

Professor Saburi Adesanya
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, April 8th, 2016

OOU to establish nursing department at OACHS

Rising from a three-day conference with top nursing professionals, the management of the Olabisi Onabanjo University has promised to facilitate the establishment of a nursing department at the Obafemi Awolowo College More...

By admin On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Dearth of medical personnel looms in the health sector- Professor Aremu

If the proposed 11 years training for medical students by the National Universities Commission, NUC, is anything to go by, then the health sector should be set for a shortage of medical doctors, as the duration More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

NMA seeks review of national health budget

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on both the federal government and the National Assembly to look into why only a paltry sum of N221.7 billion was allocated to the health ministry in the 2016 Appropriation More...

Professor Kemi Odukoya
By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Odukoya tasks scientists on new research strategies

Professor Kemi Odukoya For Nigeria to derive maximum economic benefits from research efforts, researchers must begin to apply new research strategies, former Dean of Pharmacy Faculty, University of Lagos, Professor More...

By admin On Monday, December 21st, 2015

About 5,000 babies are born with ear defeats annually- Prof. Oke

As a means of eradicating deafness, especially among infants in the country, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has gone into partnership with an organization, with the name MED EL, to More...

By admin On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

NMA president tasks health minister on a virile sector

Address by the president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Sir. Dr. Kayode Obembe, on the occasion of the flagging off ceremony of the 2015 physicians’ week on Sunday 25th October, 2015 at NMA national More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

How IT will boost health care delivery in Nigeria – Anyanwu

In this interview with Pharmanews in Lagos, recently, Ezinne Anyanwu, managing director of Efferent Advisory Group, a health care management firm which aims to harness the power of technology to re-engineer clinical More...

Doctor Richard Oji
By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Primary health care in Nigeria is in wrong hands – Dr Oji

Doctor Richard Oji In this exclusive chat with Temitope Obayendo, Doctor Richard Oji, a family physician with the Oak Hospital in Ikorodu, Lagos, highlighted the significance of family physicians, while bemoaning More...