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How I Helped to Establish Pharmacy Faculty at UNILORIN – Prof....

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Accomplished pharmacy educator and retired Professor of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Prof. Philip Olurinola is a triple Fellow of the pharmacy profession in Nigeria. He is...

ALPs Advocates Integration of Herbal medicine into pharmacy practice

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The Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs) has canvassed the infusion of herbal medicine into pharmacy practice in the country, saying this will not only...

Legislate against Unethical Antibiotics Sales, Use, Expert Urges Govt

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  Dr Olufemi Akodu, a consultant paediatrician at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, has called on the Nigerian government to enforce stricter regulations to...

Asaba Specialist Hospital to Unveil 24/7 Blood Donor Centre

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  The management of Government Specialist Hospital, Asaba, has announced plans to set up a 24-hour walk-in Blood Donor Unit in the hospital. The Chief Medical...

Use of Carbonated Drinks, Seasoning for Cholera Treatment, Dangerous, Says Expert

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  An epidemiologist, Dr Japhet Olugbogi, has warned Nigerians against using mixture of carbonated drink and seasoning cubes as prevention and treatment measures for cholera...

Health Implications of Chemicals in your Clothes

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  When most people dress up, their primary concern is being decent and fashionable. However, there is also a health angle to consider in our...
World Sickle Cell Day 2019: More Life-Saving Measures Needed

FG Set to Enhance Sickle Cell Care in Maternal and Child...

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  The Federal Government says it will integrate Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) care and services into maternal and child health to improve early identification of...

NHEA Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

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NHEA Celebrates a Decade of Excellence In the bustling heart of Lagos, within the hallowed halls of the Eko Hotel, a conversation in 2012 sparked...

NAFDAC DG Harps on Vigorous Food Safety Culture

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The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has called on all stakeholders in...

Experts urge Regular Cervical Cancer Screening, Highlight HIV Risks

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  Experts urge Regular Cervical Cancer Screening, Highlight HIV Risks Medical experts have encouraged the public, especially women and girls to engage in regular screening for...

Meet Theophine C. Akunne, Dean of the Month

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    Professor Theophine Chinwuba Akunne (formerly Okoye) is the current dean of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam, Anambra State....

Cholera outbreak: Under- Five Children Face Severe Health Risk, Says UNICEF

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  The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says recurrent cholera outbreaks in the Nigeria are critically affecting children and the population at large. Celine Lafoucrier, Chief...

Studies Affirm Anti-Diabetic Potentials of Golden Melons

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  Their bright yellow colour coupled with their special aroma, make them naturally attractive as healthy fruit, but that’s not all. Recent studies have established...

Why Nigeria must Collaborate with Advanced Nations to Attain UHC –...

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Captain Ogechukwu Erinne is a clinical pharmacist (PharmD) and board-certified pharmacotherapy pharmacist, serving as an officer in the US Army. She is from the...

Lagos Confirms Aggressive Strain of Cholera, Opens Public Health Emergency Operations...

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- Records 350 Suspected Cases, 17 Confirmed, 15 Fatalities The Lagos State Government says laboratory investigation has confirmed that the soaring number of ...
Pranksters and cardiovascular health

Humanism in Healthcare: The Nigerian Experience

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The healthcare landscape has continued to witness great innovations aimed at improving the relationship between the caregiver and the patient. Humanism in healthcare targets...


PHARMACY PRACTICE

Understanding Africa’s Diverse Pharmaceutical Regulatory Frameworks

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By Olusiji Nelson Benjamin In the intricate fabric of global public health, the regulations surrounding pharmaceuticals hold a pivotal role, delicately balancing access to life-saving...

COMMUNITY PHARMACY

MeCure Partners ACPN, Introduces Drug Safety Technology in Nigeria

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Due to the growing menace of fake and counterfeit drugs circulation and treatment failures in the country, Me Cure Industries Plc, has signed an...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Marcson Launches Marc-Blast for Wound healing

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  As part of its vision of consistently adding value to the Nigerian health sector, Marcson Healthcare Limited, a fully indigenous company, has launched Marc-Blast,...

Leaving a legacy

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As we grow older, the thought of the legacy we are leaving behind or for what we would be remembered becomes more compelling. The...

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