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The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has decried federal government’s lack of political will to address chaotic drug distribution in Nigeria, noting that the incessant postponement of the implementation of open drug distribution is worrisome and embarrassing. Stating this during the 2017 Community Pharmacists Education Conference in Lagos recently, the Chairman, ACPN, Lagos State, Biola Paul-Ozieh said government must take decisive action if it intends to tackle the abysmally poor drug distribution channel in Nigeria.
The Young Pharmacists Group Nigeria, (YPGN), an integral group of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, is seeking support of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC), towards its grassroots health outreach projects, across the country. The group also announced that it is about to launch a grass root initiative called Drug Abuse Project in the north east Nigeria. The initiative is looking at sensitizing over 100,000 youths with history of substance abuse through innovative and strategic partnerships.
Barely few weeks after the State House Clinic shot into limelight over lack of drugs, similar allegation is rocking the National Assembly Clinic. The National Assembly Clinic caters for lawmakers, their aides and families. Checks revealed that the hospital has recorded malfeasance, including scarcity of drugs, disappearance of medical items which are allegedly diverted to private pharmacies.
In recent years, only around seven in 10 children got a third dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine (DTP3). Percentage of children getting DTP3 is used to measure immunisation coverage. Immunisation experts have warned African countries need to invest in improving immunisation coverage to sustain gains made against vaccine-preventable diseases on the continent.
In line with the fulfillment of campaign promises, the Pharm. Ekomobong Hanson led PSN-YPG has launched a website www.psnypg.org for the organization barely 30 days after assumption of office. The YPG Chairman Stated this when the Group paid a Congratulatory visit to the Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Prof. Mrs Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye in Lagos yesterday.
A new study, led by Danish-based researchers, shows that one of the most popular drugs used worldwide in the treatment of hypertension raises the risk of skin cancer by seven times. Hydrochlorothiazide users may be at a much higher risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research.
A landmark, historic event took place in the annals of Nigeria's Pharmaceutical sector and the healthcare industry as a whole with the launching of the PSN Foundation and the inauguration of the Trustees of the PSN Foundation by the Hon. Minister of Health, alongside the President of PSN and the Dep. President of the NMA in the presence of the Emir of Kamo, Lamido Sanusi II (ably represented). Download the Making of the PSN Foundation brochure to know more...