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THE PAST TWO WEEKS!!!…HOPE YOU DID NOT MISS ANYTHING?

THE PAST TWO WEEKS!!!…HOPE YOU DID NOT MISS ANYTHING?

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PLEASE DID PSN SAY ANYTHING HERE!!!

PLEASE DID PSN SAY ANYTHING HERE!!!

word-cloud-pharmacistSummary Of The Yayale Ahmeds Presidential Committee On Inter-Professional Relationship In The

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INSATIABLE GREED OF NMA!!!

INSATIABLE GREED OF NMA!!!

greedyOPEN LETTER TO THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION

They have issued of their egocentric and self centered circulars, they may claim otherwise, but they  should be reminded that….

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WHY DISCARD SOMTHING AS BEAUTIFULS AS THIS IF NOT FOR PERSONAL GAIN!!!!

Health is wealth,a popular saying, has been used over and over again and  has now become a cliché, any society wherever it finds itself deserve good and affordable health care system for its members,however,the gladiators in the health sector has plummeted the sector to an all-time low ebb due to their egocentric tendencies at expense of the patient and the society whom they were meant to serve.

      Thus,  worried  by  the  poor  health  indices  in  Nigeria Health  Sector  occasioned  by  the  combined  debilitating  effect  of  various  factors,  particularly  the  deep-seated  disharmony  and  infighting amongst health workers and various Professional groups  on the one hand and incessant strikes in the sector on the other  hand,  the  President  and  Commander-in-Chief  of  the  Federal  Republic  of  Nigeria,  Dr.  Goodluck  Ebele  Jonathan  (GCFR),  directed  the  Honourable  Minister  of  Health,prof.onyebuchi chukwu  to  ensure  industrial  peace  and  harmony  in  the  Sector read more

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WHO issues new guidance on how to provide contraceptive information and service

WHO issues new guidance on how to provide contraceptive information and service

In advance of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2014, WHO is launching new guidance to help countries ensure human rights are respected in providing more girls, women, and couples with

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A closer look at the new national drug distribution guidelines (By Dr. Lolu Ojo, FPSN)

A closer look at the new national drug distribution guidelines  (By Dr. Lolu Ojo, FPSN)

       pills_2134870b     The second edition of the National Drug Distribution Guidelines was published by the Federal Ministry of Health in 2012. The implementation of the guidelines is expected to take off in

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WHO opens public consultation on draft sugars guideline

WHO opens public consultation on draft sugars guideline

sugar5 March 2014 | GENEVA – WHO is launching a public consultation on its draft guideline on

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10 FACTS ABOUT ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

10 FACTS ABOUT ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

What is antimicrobial resistance?

Antimicrobial resistance or drug resistance is the ability of a microorganism (like bacteria, viruses and some parasites) to stop an antimicrobial

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HERE COMES THE ANSWER 13!!!

HERE COMES THE ANSWER 13!!!

rxcistIf drugs like metronidazole,griseofulvin,quinacrine, the hypoglyemic sulfonylureas, phenothiazines, and phenylbutazones are co-administered with

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Ministry of Health signs MoU with NAPPSA

health  In what many health professionals in the Diaspora have described as a laudable move, the Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu-led ministry of health has officially entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists

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PHARMACISTS SEEK PROBE OF DIRECTORS OF FEDERAL STAFF CLINIC

PHARMACISTS SEEK PROBE OF DIRECTORS OF FEDERAL STAFF CLINIC

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Pharmacists have attributed the recent crisis rocking the Pharmacy Department, Federal Staff Clinic, Jabi, Abuja, to the high-handedness and poor management skill of its Chief Medical Director, Dr. (Mrs) Chinwe Ifeoma Igwilo, even as they called for her

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FDA Warns Consumers Against Body-Building Supplement

FDA Warns Consumers Against Body-Building Supplement

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Consumers should not use Mass Destruction, a dietary supplement used to stimulate muscle growth, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Monday.

The body-building product, available in retail stores, fitness gyms and online, contains potentially harmful

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A WELL DESERVED REPLY

A WELL DESERVED REPLY

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My attention was drawn to the specific details of the interview of Dr. Osahon Enabulele President, Nigerian Medical Association published in your sister publication, Saturday PUNCH, November 9, 2013.

In the reckoning of Enabulele, hospitals run by doctors do better than those run by other health professionals. It appears he did not know the

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There could more hope for diabetics with Packaging insulin into a pill-friendly form for diabetes treatment

There could more hope for diabetics with Packaging insulin into a pill-friendly form for diabetes treatment

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Since insulin’s crucial discovery nearly a century ago, countless diabetes patients have had to inject themselves with the life-saving medicine. Now scientists

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NAFDAC closes 20 drugs shops in Benue

NAFDAC closes 20 drugs shops in Benue

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control has closed down 20 pharmacies and patent medicine shops for stocking and selling fake and

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IT IS IN CAMEROUN WITH NAFDAC NUMBER…IT CAN BE HERE TOO, HELP YOURSELF!!!

IT IS IN CAMEROUN WITH NAFDAC NUMBER…IT CAN BE HERE TOO, HELP YOURSELF!!!

Falsified batches of Coartem recently circulating in Cameroon
Coartem is a fixed dose Artemesinin based combination therapy (ACT) (Artemether 20mg and  Lumefantrine 120mg), used for the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. The genuine product is  manufactured by Novartis and is a WHO pre-qualified medicine.
On 5 November 2013, Novartis informed WHO of further falsified versions of Coartem recently  circulating

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My forty years of PSN conferences By Pharm. Ifeanyi Atueyi

My forty years of PSN conferences  By Pharm. Ifeanyi Atueyi

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I am uniquely blessed to have attended PSN annual national conferences from 1973 to 2013 without interruption. During this period, I had

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Here comes the answer 11

Here comes the answer 11

rxcistI decided to publish this because it makes us see the bigger picture of pharmacy practice, and before I go on with the answer, I like to state that

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How can one import fake products and register it as Bibles!!!

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has

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OF WHAT USE ARE YOU TO THEM!!!

As a pharmacist, i want to challenge you, can you tell us five ways, you as a pharmacist can be

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