johesu allThe Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has advised the Federal Government not to default or dishonour its agreement reached with members of the union.
JOHESU Chairman, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Comrade Stephen Oricha, in a petition made available to The Nation, in Abuja urged the federal government to disregard claims by the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on allegations that could make the government neglect its initial position that led to the suspension of the last JOHESU strike action.
psn1The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has called on the Federal Government to properly fund the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) to enable it operate optimally and meet the healthcare need of Nigerians.
The President of the society, Pharmacist Ahmed Yakasai society, made the call yesterday while unveiling a monument donated by the society to NIPRID in Abuja.
WHO1The Delta State Coordinator of the World Health Organisation, Dr Bassey Bassey, has said flooding in some parts of the country may have contributed to the monkeypox outbreak.
Bassey said this in Abuja on Thursday at a one-day colloquium organised by the Association of Medical Scientists of Nigeria, FCT branch.

54eff94c 2179 4fdc b1a5 a743aa1c6a49As part of his contributions to the advancement of research and development in the pharmaceutical industry, the President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Pharm. Ahmed I. Yakasai, has unveiled a PSN icon at the headquarters of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD).

The official launching of the monument, which held on Wednesday, October 18, in Abuja, was graced by eminent pharmacists, among whom were the immediate past president of PSN, Pharm. Olumide Akintayo; PCN Registrar, Pharm. Elijah Mohammed, PSN Secretary, Pharm. Iyiola Gbolagade, NIPRD DG, Prof. K S Gamaniel and other healthcare team members.

BOARD e1508332405708The President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm.Ahmed Yakasai has listed the mission of the newly launched Foundation to include, research and development promotion, advancement of pharmacy education and practice in Nigeria, provision of welfare for pharmacists and Nigerians at large, provision of scholarships to deserving pharmacists and their children, and promotion of national development.

Yakasai made the remarks while addressing the august guests and participants at the official launching of the PSN Foundation and inauguration of the board of trustees of the Foundation, on Tuesday, October 17, at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

PSN InaugurationIn a well attended event on the 17th of October 2017, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, a giant stride was once again made by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and the Nigerian Health sector 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). 

Speaking at the Launching, Pharm Ahmed I Yakassai,PHARM. FPSN, FNIM, FNAPharm, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Niegria (PSN) stated that "The PSN Foundation will promote research and development, promote education in the expansive field of pharmacy practice in Nigeria, it will also carter for the welfare of pharmacists and Nigerians at large and provide scholarships to deserving pharmacists and their children, and promote national development.

Below is the full text of his speech. 

Let's Talk about Abia 2017

Lets Talk

Dear Colleagues, The 90th Annual National Conference of our great Society, the PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (PSN), is just around the corner. We have started a series of engagements to acquaint you with the package of expectations that this conference represents. This engagement will continue till the last day of the conference. Click the Image above for more details! 

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