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PEFON Inducts PSN President, Embassy Boss, Juli Pharmacy Manager

YAKASAI 418x215The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed Yakasi  and two other pharmacists have been inducted into the fellowship of Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria (PEFON).

The induction ceremony of the President and that of Embassy Boss and Juli Pharmacy Manager took place at the LCCI, Alausa, Ikeja and Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja respectively.

In Ogun FG urged to invest in health sector to reduce capital flight

BuhariProf Charles Ayo, former Vice Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, has urged the Federal Government to invest more in the health sector to reduce capital flight.

Ayo spoke at the 7th Inaugural Lecture of the institution titled, “De-constructing the National Development Agenda : The Role of Information and Communications Technologies.”

River Blindness Govt set up committee to eliminate disease in Kwara

river blindnessThe Kwara Commissioner for Health, Dr Suleiman Alege, has said that the state has set up a Technical Advisory Committee on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Alege, who made this known in Ilorin on Saturday when he received the Sightsavers of Nigeria, said the the committee would assist eliminating river blindness and other diseases in the state.

Minister Tasks Pharmacists On Better Service Delivery

Prof Isaac Folorunsho Adewole 300x254The minister of health, Prof Isaacs Adewole has called Nigerian  pharmacists to accept their roles in the delivery of health care to patients and also work assiduous in harmony with other  health care team to put the health care of patients above any form of tussle for seniority in the sector.

'Chemicals in Plastic Bottles do Cause Cancer, Diabetes, Autism'

plastic bottlesPlastic bottles contain hormone-disrupting chemicals that can cause cancer, diabetes, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and autism, scientists claimed in a report on Tuesday. 
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) interfere with the body's hormonal system, affecting development and leaving the body open to a staggering range of diseases. 

Why cost of drugs skyrocket – PSN

2016 10large drugsPresident of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharmacist Ahmed Yakasai said cost of medicines in the country has skyrocket due to the FOREX crisis in the economy.

He stated this yesterday when he led a delegation on a visit to the headquarters of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust and other titles in Abuja

The PSN president called on the federal government to address lack of FOREX saying it has affected production, distribution and acquisition of pharmaceutical raw materials in the country.  

PSN-PACFah Pushes For Increased Health Budgeting

psn1The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria under the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) Project in Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to increase the Health sector budget in 2017.  In a statement, the Project  said adequate allocations should be earmarked for the Health Sector in the 2017 National and State Budgets. 
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