Pharma Manufacturers Honour USP Boss With Traditional Chieftaincy Title

In recognition of his contribution to the growth of pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in Nigeria, a group of pharmacists have honoured Dr. Ron Piervincenzi, chief executive officer of United States Pharmacopeia (USP), with a traditional chieftaincy title. The American was awarded the title of ‘Ekwueme 1 of Nigeria,’ arguably one of the highest More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Yakasai Urges Pharmacists to Embrace Recession-Surviving Strategies

-As BOF holds 2017 Mid-Year Meeting/Annual Dinner Worried by the welfare of his colleagues in the face of the erratic economic condition in the country, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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PCN Constitutes Adhoc Committee on Internship Placement

Following the brouhaha over the central placement of medical interns at the detriment of allied health sciences’ students, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has set up an Adhoc committee to deliberate on More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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School of Nursing Boss Draws Blueprint on Clinical Data Preservation

Worried by the prevalence of clinical data dearth in Nigeria, a situation which has been described as inexcusable by many, Mrs Olayinka Owolabi, Head, School of Nursing, Igando, Lagos, has suggested ways out of More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Over 12 Million Infants Worldwide Did Not Receive Vaccinations in 2016

 About 1 in 10 infants worldwide did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent WHO and UNICEF immunization estimates. This means, critically, that 12.9 million infants missed the first More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Healthy Breakfast Prevents Weight Gain

Following several findings of various studies that excess weight is not unconnected with increased risk of developing severe conditions like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer, scientists More...

By admin On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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BASF Introduces New Class of Insecticide For Malaria Prevention

Independent trials in Benin, Burkina Faso, Tanzania and Ivory Coast have proven the efficacy of Interceptor G2 and Sylando 240SC against local insecticide-resistant mosquitoes WHO recommendation for game-changing More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Over 2 Billion People Lack Safe Drinking Water at Home-WHO

-More than twice as many lack safe sanitation The World Health Organisation has recently disclosed that some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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More Intake of Coffee Can Prolong Your Life-Studies Affirmed

Good news to lovers of coffee as two new studies have validated it that greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life. One study surveyed more than 520,000 people in 10 European countries, making it More...

By admin On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea on the rise, new drugs needed – WHO

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. “The bacteria that cause gonorrhoea More...