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Day: July 3, 2018

Every Community Pharmacist needs to Thrive Inspite of Competition – Pharm. Samuel Adekola

Every Community Pharmacist needs to Thrive Inspite of Competition – Pharm. Samuel Adekola

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Pharm. Samuel Adekola is the incumbent National Vice Chairman of the Association of Community Pharmacists, and a contender for the position of the ACPN National Chairman. In this interview with PharmaTimes WAIRE EMONEFE, he talks about his decision to contest, and shares his take on various issues that concern community pharmacists. What inspired your decision to contest for the position of the ACPN National Chairman? I am inspired by the desire to serve. By the grace of God, I’ve constantly been an asset to every employer that I’ve served both directly and indirectly. I have always been a leader. I started leadership from class 3 where I was the class captain, to my days in the University of Ife, where I was the Representative for all the science students. I also served as the chairman
Administration, Headship of Public Health Facilities not Exclusive Right of Medical Doctors – Chima Ogbu

Administration, Headship of Public Health Facilities not Exclusive Right of Medical Doctors – Chima Ogbu

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It was a gruelling and embittered walk as members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) took a journey recently to press home their demand for the implementation of signed agreements with government. To what extent the issues at stake are resolved or not, will not preclude the fact that the health care system in Nigeria leaves so much to be desired. Meanwhile as the body of community pharmacists in the land gather to deliberate at the 37th edition of the Annual National Confab of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) in Benin, the salient issues linger on. In this interview, PharmaTimes Editor, MORGAN NWANGUMA engages the outgoing National Publicity Secretary of ACPN, Pharm. Chima A. Ogbu (also a strong candidate for the next chairmanship position) on these and relate...