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oluThe quest to ensure that the 91st edition of the Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) is a success is already in top gear as Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai, president, PSN,  has inaugurated the Conference Planning Committee (CPC) for the conference.

Health InsuranceThe coalition of health professionals comprising Pharmacists, Medical Laboratory Scientists and Nurses in Ondo State have rejected some aspects of the State Contributory Health Scheme Bill that had passed through the public hearing at the State House of Assembly.
 
Specifically, the concerned health practitioners rejected the provision of the proposed law, which made the headship of the scheme an exclusive right of medical doctors.

vaccineExperiments in lab animals have shown signs of success for a newly engineered flu virus that may lead one day to a more effective vaccine, researchers said.

Trials in humans are still a long way off, but the report in the US journal of Science earned praise from experts who described it as a promising first step toward better prevention of the flu.

images 8The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) says it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, Malaria and other diseases.

The NIPRD Director-General, Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, said this while presenting the score card of his eight-year tenure (2009 to 2017) in Abuja on Friday.

12a72acb 5dcf 4d72 92c4 ec58adcdae70The quest to ensure that the 91st edition of the Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) is a success is already in top gear as Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai, president, PSN,  has inaugurated the Conference Planning Committee (CPC) for the conference.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony held at the Pharmacy House, Anthony Lagos on Thursday, Pharm. Yakasai charged the members of the CPC to work hard and ensure that the 2018 PSN conference tagged “Oluyole 2018” is a bigger and better conference compared to the successful 2017 edition, held in Umuahia, Abia State.

Oral Polio Immunization e1516014703516The German government has committed 120 million euros to ensure total eradication of polio in Nigeria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Tiwatope Elias-Fatile, has said.

Mr. Elias-Fatile stated this at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja. “”The German government and Nigeria have signed three bilateral agreements which are Government Agreement on Technical Cooperation in 2016, Government Agreement on Financial Cooperation in 2016, Financing and Project Agreement on Polio Eradication.

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