90th PSN National Conference
Countdown to the 90th Annual National PSN Conference, "Abia State 2017"
Abia State 2017, location for the 90th PSN National Conference
PSN President Pharm Yakassai receiving an award at DUPHAT 2017 Dubai
The current Duphat 2017 in Dubai saw the PSN president presenting a paper on the topic "REVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MOBILE AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM (MAS) IN THE FIGHT AGAINST FAKE AND COUNTERFEIT MEDICINES IN NIGERIA-COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS AND MANUFACTURERS' PERSPECTIVES
DUPHAT 2017 Events
The PSN President with various delegates at the Duphat 2017 Dubai Conference.
At one of the Exhibitors at the DUPHAT 2017 Dubai Confernece
Pharm Yakasai with one of the Exhibitors at the DUBAI DUPHAT 2017 Conferences.
DUPHAT 2017 DUBAI
Pictures from Dubai DUPHAT 2017
Pharm Ahmed Yakasai with his award at DUPHAT 2017
Certificate of participation at DUPHAT 2017 Dubai
Following the mind boggling seizure of two 40ft trucks of substandard drugs intercepted by the Federal Operations Unit, FOU, of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, the Director of Investigations, National Agency for Food, Drugs, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Mr. Ejiofor Kingsley, has said that importers of fake and substance drugs into Nigeria will get life imprisonment once the National Assembly approves a bill by the agency seeking for such punishment. He disclosed this in a chat with Sunday Vanguard, during the inspection of the Customs warehouse at Ikeja, where the Customs Area...
Pharmacists in the country under the aegis of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria(ACPN), have raised the alarm over what they described as high level of drug abuse in the country which they say was responsible for the increase in liver and kidney diseases affecting many Nigerians nowadays. Hence, they want the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), and the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria ( PCN) , to urgently overhaul the drug distribution system through proper drug regulation as the high level of drug abuse in Nigeria was no longer acceptable.
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said the federal government would release the first national household survey on drug use and health, as well as the national survey of problem of drug use in Nigeria by December. Osinbajo who was represented by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole gave the hint in Abuja at the grand finale for the commemoration of 2017 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, where he said the increasing number of illegal drug consumption and its impact on the state and society was not in doubt.
The Association of Nigerian Representatives of Overseas Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NIROPHARM) has called on the Federal Government to effect the Economic Committee of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Common External Tariff (CET) to ensure increase patronage for locally manufactured goods and to foster an enabling environment for them. Speaking at the 2017 NIROPHARM seminar, themed: Ease of doing business in the pharmaceutical industry, chairman of the association, Mr. Lekan Asuni, emphasised the need for government to remove all bureaucratic bottleneck which has stifled growth of businesses in...
The Kano state Government is to introduce reward and punishment policy as part of effort to reinvigorate the health sector in the state. The state commissioner for health, Dr Kabiru Getso made the remark on Wednesday while inspecting the polio immunization and Routine immunization services at Tofa, Dawakin tofa and Shanono local government areas respectively.
Generic Drugs Review
According to IMS Health, by 2020 it projects annual use of medicine will hit 4.5 Trillion doses, up by 24 percent. More than half of world's population, which is expected to exceed 7.6 billion in 2020 will be taking more than one medicine dose per day! http://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/pharma/generic-vs-brand-laudable-effort-but-must-engage-all-stakeholders-dr-sanjiv-kumar/58565472
Pharm. Ahmed I Yakasai, President, PSN
Press Release - Global Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education,held in Nanjing in China, November 2016
Press Release - Pharmacists and Scientists can take the lead in reducing the environmental impact of medicines, FIP says. click to read more
FIP Statement of Policy Environmentally Sustainable Pharmacy Practice: Green Pharmacy
Preview of the programme; 76th FIP Congress click to read more:
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