The Immediate Past President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed I Yakasai, has been appointed as a Board Member of the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas, Inc (NAPPSA), for a four year term.
Announcing the new position of the PSN IPP through the letter of appointment, which was signed by the NAPPSA President Dr Leo Egbujiobi and NAPPSA Secretary Nonye Onyewuenyi, it was stated that his confirmation of appointment was sequel to the NAPPSA Board’s recommendation sometime in March this year.
The document described Ahmed I Yakasai as an accomplished pharmacist/independent consultant with comprehensive background in pharmaceutical field and international marketing with bias in Search and Social Media Marketing. He has a long distinguished career in various fields of Pharmacy, Healthcare and Research/Regulatory Affairs. He is an Honorary Consul-General of Pakistan in Nigeria and Founder/Chairman, Safe Medicines Foundation.
As a new member of the Board, Yakasai is expected to initiate and implement activities in line with the mission of the association, which is to promote healthy living and disease prevention through effective pharmaceutical care and facilitation of efficient healthcare delivery systems and strategies in America, Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world.
Also, the objectives of the programmes must hover around the overall object of NASSPSA which include: To Identify and organise Nigerian pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists in America; Promote effective communication between NAPSSA and healthcare related professional associations/regulatory agencies in Nigeria; Enhance educational and professional empowerment of NAPPSA in America and similar organisation in Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world.
Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas, Inc (NAPPSA) is an umbrella organization of Nigerian pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, allied scientists and the academia in the Americas.