- As Ohuabunwa, Emzor, Medplus, others win in other award categories
Living up to its motto as the leading global health journal, Pharmanews has been officially voted as Best Healthcare Media (Print) of the Year by Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA).
The colourful ceremony which took place at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on June 23, 2017 has several doctors, pharmacists, nurses, officials of health management organsations (HMOs) and stakeholders in the health sector in attendance.
Prior to the announcement of winners, NHEA organisers said a number of factors such as online voting, input by its board of advisors and contributions from healthcare providers were consider before deciding on the winner of each category
Pharmanews beat the likes of THISDAY newspaper, Pharma Times, Med-Q Magazine and Health Box to win the print media category.
In other categories, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, former managing director of Neimeth Pharmaceuticals and Prof (Mrs) Ibironke Akinsete, an eminent haematologist both won the Lifetime Achievement Award.
While Medplus upset HealthPlus, Nett Pharmacy and Mopheth Pharmacy to clinch the Pharmaceutical Retail Outlet of the Year, Emzor defeated Fidson, Greenlife and Mopson Pharmaceuticals to pick the 2017 Pharmaceutical Operational Excellence Manufacturing Company of the Year.
The management and the entire staff of Pharmanews copiously appreciated all our friends and relations, who have played major roles towards the attainment of this award by participating in the e-voting, which saw Pharmanews through as the winner of its category.