The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has appointed Pharm. N.A.E. Mohammed as registrar of the Council.
Mohammed’s appointment was confirmed through a letter from the PCN dated May 28, 2014.
The new PCN registrar is a holder of a B.Pharm. from the University of Benin (1984); Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Edo State University, Ekpoma (1999); and Master of Science in Health Management from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos (2008).
Pharm. Mohammed was a very active person in organised pharmacy and was former national secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), from 2005 to 2008; national treasurer, PSN(2002-2005); national financial secretary, PSN(2002); and secretary, PSN technical committee on NHIS (2003-2005).
He has been secretary of the African Pharmaceutical Forum (APF) since 2006; member, Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association (CPA); member, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and was a member of the Think Tank Group of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists in 2007.
Pharm. Mohammed who was, until his appointment, general manager, Swiss Biostadt Limited, Lagos, was a healthcare management consultant for PATHS/DFID, Nigeria (2006); healthcare management consultant, Federal Ministry of Health (Food & Drug Division), from 2006 to 2011; member, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, 2006; member, technical working group, National Pharmacovigilance Policy Development, from 2010 to 2011; member, Presidential Committee on the Pharmaceutical Sector Reform, from 2003 to 2004; and member, Governing Council of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), from 2005 to 2007.
The new PCN registrar, who has been the secretary of the Board of Fellows of PSN since 2012, is also a certified professional member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).