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Day: March 7, 2019

Pharmexcil Set to Host Top India Pharmaceutical Companies in Lagos

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The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) will on March 14 – 15, 2019 host the third International Exhibition for Pharma & Healthcare (iPHEX Africa) with top Indian pharmaceutical companies in attendance. The exhibition, which is supported by the Indian High Commission, Indian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association in Nigeria, Association of Pharmaceuticals Importers in Nigeria and the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, will feature at least 60 Indian companies. The Director General, Pharmexcil, Udaya Bhaskar said: “We are happy with the level of cooperation from Nigerian government and relevant agencies since the maiden edition of this exhibition, it has not only improved the relationship between both countries but also enable a lot of pharmaceu
Why Buhari Should Urgently Assent to Pharmacy Council Bill

Why Buhari Should Urgently Assent to Pharmacy Council Bill

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Pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) have given reasons why the executive arm of the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari should urgently assent to the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN) Bill. National Chairman of ACPN, Samuel Adekola, and National Secretary of ACPN, Abosede Idowu, in a joint statement said Presidential assent to the Bill would address the recent public health concerns with regards to the increasing challenges of drug abuse and misuse in Nigeria by ensuring stricter regulation and enforcement by the PCN on erring pharmacists and pharmaceutical industries. They said this development obviously further complicates the perennial woes of fake as well as falsified drugs in the nation and ...