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PCN seals 439 illegal pharmaceutical premises in Akwa Ibom

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN, has sealed a total of 439 pharmaceutical premises comprising 42 Pharmacies and 397 Patent Medicine Shops in Akwa Ibom state for various offences.

PCN seals 157 pharmacies, 791 patent medicine shops in August – registrar

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has shut down 157 pharmacies and 791 patent medicine shops in Kano and Lagos in August over alleged operational misconducts.

Pharmacists council advises youth against indiscriminate drug use

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), has urged the youth to desist from drug abuse in order to fulfill their potential and ensure national development.

PCN seals 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises – registrar

Dr Elijah Mohammed, Registrar, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), says the council has sealed 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises during the month of July.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Minister: Importation of finished pharmaceutical products not acceptable

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said pharmacy in Nigeria, should immediately start to think of new ways of doing things; a situation where the focus is on importation of finished products and compounding of raw materials is clearly not acceptable.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos shuts 32 illegal pharmacies, patent medicine stores

Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 32 pharmacies and patent medicine stores for offences bordering on illegal operation and operating beyond scope of practice.
Professor Akin Abayomi

Lagos: Why we sealed pharmacies and patent medicine stores

Lagos State Government announced that it has sealed 24 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in various parts of the state for illegal operation and operating beyond scope of pharmaceutical practice.

WHO: Antimicrobial resistance kills more than 700,000 people every year

Since the discovery of Penicillin in 1928 by Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have continued to play a critical role in healthcare. Not only are they used to treat infections caused by various strains of bacteria, but they are also used to prevent bacterial infections during surgery and in the event of accidents.

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.
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).

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.

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.

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.

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Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.