90th PSN National Conference
Countdown to the 90th Annual National PSN Conference, "Abia State 2017"
Abia State 2017, location for the 90th PSN National Conference
PSN President Pharm Yakassai receiving an award at DUPHAT 2017 Dubai
The current Duphat 2017 in Dubai saw the PSN president presenting a paper on the topic "REVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MOBILE AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM (MAS) IN THE FIGHT AGAINST FAKE AND COUNTERFEIT MEDICINES IN NIGERIA-COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS AND MANUFACTURERS' PERSPECTIVES
DUPHAT 2017 Events
The PSN President with various delegates at the Duphat 2017 Dubai Conference.
At one of the Exhibitors at the DUPHAT 2017 Dubai Confernece
Pharm Yakasai with one of the Exhibitors at the DUBAI DUPHAT 2017 Conferences.
DUPHAT 2017 DUBAI
Pictures from Dubai DUPHAT 2017
Pharm Ahmed Yakasai with his award at DUPHAT 2017
Certificate of participation at DUPHAT 2017 Dubai
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The Federal Government has inaugurated a national technical committee to determine the safety of Benzoic and Ascorbic acid in foods. The move is coming following the controversies generated by the recent court judgement on the rejection of some manufactured soft drinks exported from Nigeria to the United Kingdom.
Apparently piqued by public outcry over purported high number of deaths due to a strange ailment in some communities in Yagba West Local Council, Kogi State, the state government has decided to take census of graves of victims to ascertain the actual number of casualties. The state Commissioner for health, Dr. Saka Haruna, who denounced the reported figures, while addressing newsmen, yesterday, blamed the Fulani leaders in the villages for the misleading figures, noting that the epidemic started six weeks ago, at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa, all in Yagba West, in the...
The high cost of duty paid on imported pharmaceutical products has been identified as a major factor making access to basic medicines difficult for Nigerians. Speaking during a visit by members of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria to the office of World Wide Commercial Ventures Limited in Matori, Lagos, the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Ananth Narayan, said that the duty charged on pharmaceutical products had jerked prices up thereby making them unaffordable.
As part of efforts to make Nigeria self-sufficient in medicines production and distribution as well as capture new markets beyond the shores of this country and Africa, the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN) has concluded plans for the Nigeria Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Expo (NPME) 2017. The NPME described as the biggest International Pharma Manufacturing Exhibition in Central and West Africa is scheduled to hold from August 30 to the September 1, 2017 at New Haven, Oba Akinjobi Street, GRA, in Ikeja, Lagos State.
It has been observed that there is a large pool of pharmacists in the academia, regulation, hospital, oil and gas, and financial sectors who are not optimally engaged as pharmacists. Hence PCN has seen the need to engage such pharmacists through the satellite pharmacy concept.
Generic Drugs Review
According to IMS Health, by 2020 it projects annual use of medicine will hit 4.5 Trillion doses, up by 24 percent. More than half of world's population, which is expected to exceed 7.6 billion in 2020 will be taking more than one medicine dose per day! http://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/pharma/generic-vs-brand-laudable-effort-but-must-engage-all-stakeholders-dr-sanjiv-kumar/58565472
Pharm. Ahmed I Yakasai, President, PSN
Press Release - Global Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education,held in Nanjing in China, November 2016
Press Release - Pharmacists and Scientists can take the lead in reducing the environmental impact of medicines, FIP says. click to read more
FIP Statement of Policy Environmentally Sustainable Pharmacy Practice: Green Pharmacy
Preview of the programme; 76th FIP Congress click to read more:
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