This week, I have decided to look into the national drug policy, it is my sincere hope that at the end of the week, we will have a better understanding of the place of the pharmacist as regards drugs in Nigeria, from manufacture till it is administered to the patient. Today, we will look at the following;
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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
STRATEGIES FOR IMPLEMENTING THE NATIONAL DRUG POLICY
The strategies that shall be used to implement the National Drug Policy shall focus on effective drug management processes, such as
In less than 2 days after Presidential Sources revealed to us that the Presidency has asked the Health Minister to implement the NIC ruling and expressed determination to meet with the JOHESU top shots; NMA who must have gotten wind of the decision of Mr President hurriedly
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
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
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
In accordance with the enabling laws, NAFDAC is authorised to:
There could more hope for diabetics with Packaging insulin into a pill-friendly form for diabetes treatment
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
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
I am uniquely blessed to have attended PSN annual national conferences from 1973 to 2013 without interruption. During this period, I had
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved
As a pharmacist, i want to challenge you, can you tell us five ways, you as a pharmacist can be
I must sincerely say that I appreciate all the e mails,tweets and bbm messages so far as regards why