Tobacco control can save millions of lives – WHO


Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the National Cancer Institute of the United States of America. Such measures can also greatly reduce tobacco use and protect people’s health More...

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By admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Vice President Insists on PPP for Healthcare Delivery

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo has called for public private partnership (PPP) for effective healthcare delivery in Nigeria. The Vice President made this call in Abuja today at a stakeholder’s meeting More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Kogi Governor Flags Off 2017 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week

In adherence to the decision of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum taken in 2009 to address the rising maternal and child morbidity in Nigeria, which stipulated the implementation of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

FG Alerts on the Resurgence of Bird flu in 26 States, FCT

A new strain of Avian Influenza virus, popularly known as bird flu, has entered Nigeria and spread to 26 states and the Federal Capital Territory, with over 3.5 million birds affected, the Federal Government has More...

By admin On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Expert Links The Consumption of Catfish To Cardiovascular Diseases

A medical practitioner, Dr Arikawe Adeolu, has warned against the excessive consumption of catfish, saying it could increase the chances of developing cardiovascular diseases. Adeolu, a practitioner at the Federal More...

By admin On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Certificate course in global health pharmacy for Nigerian pharma students

Pharmacy Students in Nigeria under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS) in collaboration with AB Global Health Initiative, an NGO based in Nigeria are set to host the first ever More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers’ Expo 2017 – Exploring untapped potentials

The Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers Expo 2017 (NPME 2017), an international exhibition on pharmaceutical industry is happening for the 4th time during August 30-31 to 01 September, 2017 at New Haven, Oba Akinjobi Street, More...

By admin On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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Happy new year from Pharmanews

A new year is like an unwritten chapter in a book, waiting to be filled with amazing stories and memorable events. We wish the best to our dear readers, because you are the most important part of our company. We More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Nurses lead campaign against rape

In what would be tagged the first of its kind is a campaign against rape held by the Institute of Nursing Research (INR-FCNSWZ), Nigeria in Ekiti state earlier November this year. The programme tagged “THE MENACE More...

By admin On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Experimental Ebola vaccine provides 100% protection against the disease

An experimental Ebola vaccine was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea, according to results published today in The Lancet. The vaccine is the first to prevent infection from one More...