Voting Ends Today : Vote for the Outstanding Pharmacist of the Year 2020

Following the nomination exercise for the Outstanding Pharmacist of the Year 2020, which ended 17 July, 2020, a specially constituted panel have conducted background checks on nominees with the highest nominations, who also met...

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Nigeria Records 453 Confirmed New COVID-19 Infections, Total 47743

Nigeria Records 453 Confirmed New COVID-19 Infections, Total 47743

    Nigeria has recorded 453 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. With the 453 new cases, the total tally of infections in the West African...

Emembolu, Winner, 2020 PANSite of the Year Receives Plaque, Cheque from...

It was a great moment for Izukanne Emembolu, winner, Pharmanews PANSite of the Year Online Poll, as she received her award plaque and a...

One in Three Women Suffering from Lockdown Loneliness

A new research by Lisa Spantig and Ben Etheridge, economists at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Esssex has...

Olpharm Marks World Hepatitis Day

Olpharm Nigeria Limited, in conjunction with Biological E Limited, recently joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Hepatitis Day on Tuesday, 28...

Frontline Healthcare Workers – Real Heroes of COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has spread with alarming speed across 213 countries and territories around the world, infecting millions of people and bringing many health...

Gynaecologists Proffer Solution to Delayed Lactation in New Mums

It is the joy of every new mother to initiate breastfeeding as soon as she is delivered of her new-born. The endorsement of this...

What do you understand by Barbiturates?

Barbiturates increase the rate of metabolism of: a) Anticoagulants b) Digitalis compounds c) Glucocorticoids d) All of the above

Nigeria Records 423 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 6 Deaths, Total...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its daily update posted on its website, said there were 423 new cases taking the total...

Russia Claims First Coronavirus Vaccine as Global Cases Top 20 Million

Russia claimed Tuesday that it had developed the world's first vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" against the coronavirus, as the pandemic marked another bleak milestone...
Why pharmacy schools should run Pharm.D, B.Pharm concurrently – President, PANS-ABU

Why pharmacy schools should run Pharm.D, B.Pharm concurrently – President, PANS-ABU

Huzaifa Ahmad Muhammad is the president of Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Chapter. In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews,...

Pitfalls of Herbal Medicine Practice in Nigeria

The beauty of orthodox medicine lies largely in its strict adherence to ethical rules and regulations which guide its application to the human condition....

Smoking Reduces Fertility in Women and Men, Gynaecologists Insist

Men and women who smoke marijuana could be adding to their infertility woes if they are already struggling to start a family, says an...
80 hearty cheers to an Icon: Sir Ifeanyi Atueyi

We All Have Scars

A scar can simply be defined as “a mark left where a wound has healed”. Some scars are apparent; you can easily notice them...

Juli’s Commitment to Pharmacy Stirred Up my Interest in Organised Pharmacy-...

Pharm. Kingsley Amibor, national chairman, Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) has joined his voice to the torrent of tributes still...

Why Nigeria Must Invest More in Phytochemicals Research – Kanu

Dr (Mrs) Angela Ogo Kanu, a Nigerian pharmacist with over three decades of practice in the United States of America, has urged the federal...

What do you Understand by Drug-Metabolizing Enzyme?

Hepatic microsomal drug-metabolizing enzyme induction leads to: a) Barbiturate tolerance b) Cumulative effects c) Development of physical dependence d) “hangover” effects

PHARMACY PRACTICE

How we Fortified NAPPSA’s Foundation in Communication, Education, Alliances – Egbujiobi

Dr Leo Egbujiobi is the immediate past president of the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA). In this exclusive...

COMMUNITY PHARMACY

Olpharm Marks World Hepatitis Day

Olpharm Nigeria Limited, in conjunction with Biological E Limited, recently joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Hepatitis Day on Tuesday, 28...

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Rotexmedica Becomes PanPharma

Rotexmedica Becomes PanPharma

Europe’s leading manufacturer of injectable ethical medicines, Rotexmedica Germany, has changed its name to PanPharma. This followed the decision of the parent company, PanPharma to...
I Test My Brain to be sure it’s still fine — Atueyi, 80-Year-Old Pharmacist

Watch Out For Time Traps

The Pareto principle posits that the top 20 per cent of your daily tasks will drive 80 per cent of your results. Therefore, you...

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