-As NAPharm Drug & Substance Abuse Committee meets in preparation
The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPharm) is set to hold a symposium on drug and substance abuse on Tuesday, 11 June 2019, at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos.
The symposium will be preceded by a Walk Against Drug Abuse, which will be organised by the NAPharm Drug & Substance Abuse Committee, and it will be well attended by pharmacists and other stakeholders.
Top among dignitaries that will be in attendance at the symposium are : the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, as guest of honour; the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd); the President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. (Mazi) Sam Ohuabunwa; the President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Dr Francis Faduyile; Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Prof. Moji Adeyeye; the Registrar, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) Pharm. N.A.E Mohammed; officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA); members of the Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN); students, youths and other stakeholders.