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 Certificate Course in Global Health Pharmacy in West Africa. According to the head of Global Health Pharmacy Projects in the organization Aniekan More...

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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...

By admin On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

UNICEF partners with Malawi on the first humanitarian drone testing corridor in Africa

The Government of Malawi and UNICEF have announced the establishment of an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – also known as drones. The corridor is the first More...

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By admin On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Malaria control improves for vulnerable in Africa

WHO’s World Malaria Report 2016 reveals that children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa have greater access to effective malaria control. Across the region, a steep increase in diagnostic testing for children More...

Dignitaries at the UNESCO-MARS 2014: From left to right – Julia Cassell, Minister of Gender and Social Development, Liberia; Dr. Joao Sebastiao Teta, Secretary of State, Angola; Sara Opendi, Minister of State for Health, Uganda; Prof. Afework Gizaw, Minister of Science & Technology, Ethiopia; Prof. Dr Frank Stangeberg-Haverkamp, Chairman Executive Board and Family Board of E.Merck KG; Dr. Rasha Kelej, Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare; Prof. Yifru Berhane, Minister of Health, Ethiopia; and Getchaw Engida, Deputy Director General, UNESCO
By admin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Merck partners with UNESCO and African Union to empower Women

UNESCO–MARS 2016 has brought together more than 200 researchers from more than 35 African countries to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in developing More...

By admin On Saturday, November 5th, 2016

“Merck More than a Mother” addresses infertility challenges and solutions in Africa

The high level panel of ministers, parliamentarians and global fertility experts from IFFS and Africa Fertility Society highlighted lack of access to regulated fertility care and awareness about infertility management More...

From left to right: Chokri Ahmadi, General Manager Ethiopia, Sudan and French Speaking Countries, Dr. Raymonde Goudou Coffie, H.E. Minister of Health and Public Hygiene, Dr. Karim Bendhaou, President of North & West Africa, Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board and the Family Board of E. Merck KG, Dr. Claus Auer, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Côte d'Ivoire, Yiannis Vlontzos, Head of Intercontinental Region
By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Merck Launches Regional Hub in Côte d’Ivoire

The affiliate office in Côte d’Ivoire will serve as regional hub for Merck’s operations in French speaking countries in Central and West Africa The German science and technology company donated 2 minilabs More...

By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016

Seeking to reverse Nigeria’s family planning stagnation

(By Dimos Sakellaridis) It’s shocking that after many years of family planning promotion in Nigeria, the percentage of married women using modern contraception is only 9.8 percent (Nigeria Demographic & Health More...

By admin On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Mundipharma partners with Munir Sukhtian to strengthen its consumer healthcare business

HiGeen® product range complements Mundipharma’s existing consumer healthcare portfolio, which includes the flagship brand  BETADINE® Partnership to increases access to the HiGeen® range of products for millions More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Global pharmacy awards go to pharmacists in seven countries

Ten pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists from seven countries were recognised for their services to pharmacy at the opening ceremony of the 76th World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Buenos More...