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images 2Pharmacists 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 statement, stressed that pharmaceutical facilities were expected to fulfil certain conditions, in line with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria’s guidelines before registration.

2jbEqwsf1Cza2HWc1xW trMFWgtO4KubDtOi2qJGZKks6gFQQoYFaRW4t98DgQJHFls5eWKM 2XTTpcsJRa9EaKFkACaiGMw400 h285 ncUnrestricted access to quality and essential medicine and medical products are germane to achieving a healthier world, experts have posited. Access to essential medicines as part of the right to the highest attainable standard of health (“the right to health”) is well-founded in international law.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the right to health first emerged as a social right in the Constitution (1946) and in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

2017 9large antibioticsA report by the World Health Organisation has confirmed serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.

The report “Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis” launched on Wednesday found most drugs currently in clinical pipeline are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions.

MosquitoesUniversity researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-supervised clinical trial published in the latest issue of The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

The results are significant as public health experts have long warned that the parasite responsible for most malaria cases, Plasmodium falciparum, is developing resistance to widely used treatments. New medications are needed to build up secondary defenses against drug-resistant strains of the parasite.

Pharma Manufacturing ExpoRecently the 4th international Exhibition on Complete Pharma Manufacturing, as well as Lab Expo took place in Lagos. It was an interesting turnout of participants from mainly India, China, Nigeria, Japan, Ireland and Bangladesh, etc. The three day event was put together under the auspices of the collaborative efforts of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) and GPE EXPO PVT. Ltd.

Hiv testingChronic pain common in people living with virusAn effective Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) , vaccine may be a short step away now scientists have overcome a major stumbling block hindering its development.

The big hurdle has been the inability to generate immune cells that stay in circulation long enough to stop the Aids virus spreading.International researchers believe they have solved the problem by ‘unblocking’ a process linked to an HIV protein that was halting the production of antibody-generating ‘B-cells’ from the immune system.

Let's Talk about Abia 2017

Lets Talk

Dear Colleagues, The 90th Annual National Conference of our great Society, the PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (PSN), is just around the corner. We have started a series of engagements to acquaint you with the package of expectations that this conference represents. This engagement will continue till the last day of the conference. Click the Image above for more details! 

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