In a bid to ensure that the public has access to quality and registered pharmacy facilities in 2016, the president of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Ibrahim Yakasai has urged its members to comply with the payment of their practicing fees as prescribed by the Act or face conviction.
Worried by the high rate of unemployment in the country, a media firm, Abeysteph Group, has disclosed plans to recruit no fewer than 500 youths by 2016.
The MD of the firm, Mr. Abiodun Oyediran, said, “due to urgent need to expand the company’s capacity as well as compliment governm [...]
Sam Empowerment Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has hosted a Christmas fun fair party for orphaned and vulnerable children, Internally Displaced Persons and children with disabilities in Abuja.
The party, which held weekend at the National Children’s Park and Zoo, also had in [...]
Due to attacks by Islamist group, Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, more than one million children are reported to have been forced out of school, the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said.
In a statement made available to our correspondent, UNICEF’s [...]
Gonorrhoea could become an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has warned.
Dame Sally Davies has written to all GPs and pharmacies to ensure they are prescribing the correct drugs after the rise of "super-gonorrhoea" in Leeds.
Her warning comes after conc [...]
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has expressed displeasure over the attitude of members of the "house unions" of the federal medical centre, FMC Owerri, Imo state.
Adewole, who expressed his displeasure during the inauguration of a 5-man interim management committee which has [...]
Worried by the deploring state of healthcare delivery in the country, the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, PMG-MAN, has decried low government patronage of manufacturing pharmaceutical products even as it appealed for debt payment of N2 billion.
Following the crisis bedevelling the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Owerri, the Federal Ministry of Health has ordered the temporary lock down of the centre.
The temporary closure the government said it will allow it to restructure and proffer long term solution to the issue.
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