Pharmanews Workshop on Alternative Medicine Approaches for Cancer and Other Chronic Disease Management (Tuesday 16th – Wednesday 17th July, 2013)


Chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are increasingly becoming a global challenge for health care personnel and administrators. Alternative and preventive medicine has played a significant role in the management of these diseases and has increasingly found a place in the prevention and management of cancer. Adequate capacity building in this area is therefore essential in maximising the contributions of health care personnel.


 Date: Tuesday 16th – Wednesday 17th July, 2013

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Venue: Pharmanews Training Centre, No. 8 Akinwunmi Street, Mende, Maryland, Lagos.

 Target Participants:  Doctors, Pharmacists, Nurses, Pharmacy technicians, Medical Lab. Scientists, Administrators, Executives, Accountants and Managers in health care services.

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 Course Objectives: At the end of the workshop, participants would be able to:

  • Understand the emerging roles of alternative medicine in the management of Non-communicable diseases
  • Understand alternative and complementary medicine approaches and how to best utilise them for their patients
  • Understand best case alternative practices in the management of cancer and other chronic diseases.
  • Understand the need for and processes required to conduct clinical trials on herbal medicine in Nigeria.

 Course Content:          

  • Emerging Roles of Alternative and Complementary Medicines in the Management of Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Essentials of Clinical trials on Herbal Medicine
  • Alternative and Complementary Therapy in the Management of Cancer
  • Effective Non-Orthodox Approaches in the Management of Diabetes
  • Effective Non-Orthodox Approaches in the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases
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 Registration fee is N47,000 per participant before 2nd July, 2013, after which N49,000 will be paid. On-site  registration of N49,000 will also be accepted at the workshop venue.

NOTE: Registration fee covers tea break, lunch, workshop materials and certificates ONLY for each respective workshop.

Group discounts:  3 – 5 participants – 10%,    6 and above participants – 15%

Cancellation: For cancellation of registration fee, 90% of the fee will be refunded, if cancelled at least seven (7) days to the workshop and this information communicated to us by sms or email only using: or There will be no refund if cancelled thereafter.

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Method of Payment

Participants should pay into Pharmanews Ltd. account in Zenith Bank Plc A/c No. 1010701673 or Access Bank Plc A/c No. 0035976695 and send their full names and bank deposit slip numbers by sms or email to Pharmanews Ltd.

For more information, please contact:

Cyril Mbata                – 0706 812 9728

Nelson Okwonna      – 0803 956 9184

Elizabeth Amuneke  – 0805 723 5128

Ifeanyi Atueyi            – 0803 301 5991



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