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Nevin, a Canadian who has spent twenty years of his illustrious years in Nigeria, was the Keynote Address Speaker during the PSN conference in November; he does not mince words in hitting home his points when it comes to the factors militating against the availability of medicines, and how a poor economy, as well as the evil called drug faking has become hazardous to the security and wellbeing of the average Nigerian. With Nevin it becomes very easy to connect drug availability or the lack of it, with the Nigerian economic status, and how poverty in itself constitutes a hindrance to medicine...
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has warned against indiscriminate or misuse of paracetamol, saying such practice damages the liver and kidney. Jelili Kilani, PSN Chairman, FCT chapter, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday emphasised that paracetamol, an analgesic, was not supposed to be misused.
The government needs to seriously re-think on the ways to promote research and innovation in the country, especially within the Indian pharmaceutical industry. This seems to be coming across as a clear message from the various stakeholders in the Indian pharmaceutical industry. Perhaps, some of it has to do with the mood within the industry driven by the changing market dynamics in the two most important markets - the US and India, and the fact that most recent budgets have been largely disappointing for the sector.
A patent medicine store owner, Amaechi Okoronkwo, has been apprehended by the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria in Nasarawa State for being in possession of 660 bottles of cough syrup containing codeine. The officer-in-charge of the PCN, Okpalaeke Nwora, disclosed this in an interview with Northern City News in Lafia on Thursday.
Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may impair the future fertility of female offspring, according to a review published in Endocrine Connections. The article reviews three separate rodent studies that all report altered development in the reproductive systems of female offspring from mothers given paracetamol during pregnancy, which may impair their fertility in adulthood.
No fewer than 25 wholesale drugs stores within Kano metropolis were on Thursday shut by the State Government for allegedly operating with expired licence. A statement from the state’s Ministry of Health and signed by its Public Relations Officer, Mr Isma’il Gwammaja, said that the Chairman of the State Pharmaceutical Inspection Committee, Malam Abdu Madaki, led the operation.
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...
FIP WORLD CONGRESS, 2-6TH SEPTEMBER 2018
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Theme: Pharmacy: Transforming Outcomes!
The 2018 FIP congress in Glasgow, Scotland, invites pharmacy practitioners and pharmaceutical scientists from around the world to come together to consider ways of extending the role of pharmacists so that they play a full part in ensuring patients, and health systems, achieve full benefit from the medicines people take.
The one-size-fits-all approach is clearly failing many patients around the globe for the pharmacological treatment of disease. Pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists are uniquely trained and qualified health care professionals capable of personalising therapy for improving patient outcomes.