Friday, December 14, 2018
As part of efforts to improve the quality of healthcare service delivery, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), is set to reposition the community pharmacies and patent medicines shops across the country. PCN Registrar, Pharm Elijah Mohammed, stated this...
The National Policy on Medical Oxygen, the first of its kind in Nigeria, lays the foundation for the improvement of equitable access to medical oxygen in health facilities in Nigeria. Indeed, access to quality assured medical oxygen can mean the...
Sir: We urge President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently probe the chairman/chief executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retired) to save the country from the tragic woes of irredeemable drug abuse and trafficking....
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) in Katsina State, said on Wednesday that it had arrested 119 suspects for drug related offences between Sept. 15 and Nov. 14. Hajiya Maryam Sani, the NDLEA Commander in the state,...
The National Universi­ties Commission (NUC) has approved a training benchmark for all institutions offering courses in optometry in Nigeria. Registrar of the Nigerian Col­lege of Optometrists, Professor Uche Ikonne , unveiled the new benchmark during the 10th An­nual General Meeting...
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)’s Centre for Human Virology and Genomics Research Laboratory has been accredited by the International Standards Organisation (ISO). Prof. Babatunde Salako, the NIMR Director-General, made this known at a press briefing on Wednesday in...
The Guild of Medical Directors (GMD) on Sunday called on Federal Government to seek ways to expand the coverage of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). A statement signed by Dr Femi Dokun-Babalola, National President of the Guild, in Abuja...
There was disquiet yesterday at the National Agency for Foods and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) over the continue stay in office of its Acting Director General (DG), Mrs. Yetunde Oni. Mrs. Oni, who is presently out of the...
Pharmacists in the country have advocated the rational distribution and dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality to the public. Director, Inspection and Monitoring of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Mrs. Anthonia Aruya, in a...