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Jigawa: Pharmacists’ council seals off five pharmacies, 327 patent medicine shops

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed off five pharmacies and 327 patent medicine shops in Jigawa state for operating without recourse to guidelines in handling pharmaceuticals and sale of medicine.
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Accent to pharmacists council bill will curb drug abuse, misuse

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Sam Ohuabunwa, has made a case for presidential accent to the Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria Bill into law as a panacea to the growing incidences of drug abuse and misuse menace in the country.

Kaduna university inducts first set of 27 pharmacists

The Kaduna State University (KASU) and the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday inducted the first set of pharmacists, seven years after establishment of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the university.

PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has endorsed a proposed “tiered accreditation system” to control the flow and sale of medicines by patent and proprietary medicine vendors.

UN invites peace corps for confab in US

The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has been invited by the United Nations to attend its 68th annual Civil Society Conference in United States of America.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha advocates drug-free Nigeria

He made the call at a South-East advocacy workshop on Drug and Substance Abuse organized by Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) for Codeine Control and other Related Matters Working Group (CCRWG).
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Governor Yahaya: Peace Corps a critical security need

Gombe state governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has said the Peace Corps organization should be allowed to assist the existing agencies in restoring peace and security in Nigeria.

PCN seals 231 illegal facilities in Nasarawa

Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 231 drug dispensing facilities in Nasarawa State over illegal practices.

Council arrest 13 illegal medicine dealers in Taraba

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has arrested thirteen illegal medicine dealers in Taraba state.

Zamfara pharmacists close shops over non-assent to PCN bill

The Zamfara chapter of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday, closed down their shops to protest the non-assent of the 2017 Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) bill into law.

Pharmacists urge presidential assent on PCN Bill

The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) on Tuesday shut down services for about two hours in Abuja to press for presidential assent to the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN) Bill 2017.

PCN inaugurates committee to check illegal pharmaceutical stores

The Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN), Gombe State Office, has inaugurated an inspection committee to check illegal pharmaceutical stores in the state.
IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY

Pharmacists council inducts 102 graduates of Igbinedion university

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), has inducted 102 graduands of the Dora Akunyili College of Medicine, Igbinedion University, Okada.
contraception

Pharmacists drum support for modern contraceptive usage

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria-Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health at Scale (PSN-PAS) project says Community Pharmacists (CPs) and Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVs) are key in achieving 27 per cent modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (mCPR) by 2020.

PCN seals 326 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Niger

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed 326 Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors’ shops and pharmacies in Niger for non-adherence to national drug distribution guidelines.

PCN pledges to sanitise pharmaceutical industry

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it will redouble efforts to rid the country’s pharmaceutical industry of unwholesome practices.

Lagos government partners pharmacists to monitor drugs containing human parts

The Lagos State Government says it is partnering with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN, to prevent the sales of Chinese Drugs allegedly containing human parts in the Nigerian markets.
Stakeholders in the health sector have called for the inclusion of private healthcare institutions in the National Health Management Information System (NHMIS) to ensure quality service delivery.

Stakeholders want private sector included in NHMIS

Stakeholders in the health sector have called for the inclusion of private healthcare institutions in the National Health Management Information System (NHMIS) to ensure quality service delivery.

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