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 director, Pharm. Lekan Asuni resigned in 2016, to establish his own business in the country. According to the Punch report, Akshikar became More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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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 Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Focus only on essentials, Akpa urges pharma manufacturers

As a strategy for surviving the lingering economic recession, a seasoned pharmacist has urged pharmaceutical manufacturers in the country to channel their efforts towards producing only essentials. Speaking with More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Planning For Next PSN Conference Must Commence Immediately – Olubowale

Pharm. Gbenga Olubowale was the chairman, Conference Planning Committee (CPC) for the 89th conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN). In this exclusive chat with Pharmanews, he revealed the essentials More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Pharmacy Council Bill 2016 Will Strengthen Pharma Industry – Mohammed

Pharm. Elijah Mohammed Registrar of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), Pharm. N.A.E Mohammed has assured industry stakeholders that the newly reviewed Pharmacy Council Bill 2016 will certainly strengthen More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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YPG-NG Presents Her Objectives To PSN President

The President of the Young Pharmacist Group-Nigeria (YPG-NG) recently led a high powered delegation of young pharmacists on a courtesy visits to the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Pharm. Ahmed More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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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 Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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UK Pharmacists Lament Drugs Scarcity

It is no longer business as usual for pharmacists practicing in the United Kingdom, as they are experiencing what has been described as worst drugs scarcity ever, a situation which has landed many patients in the More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Lagos ALPS partners traditional birth attendants on cancer awareness

As part of  efforts to reduce the incidence of cancer and its destructive impact on family life, the Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs), Lagos State Chapter has organised a sensitisation programme for traditional More...

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...