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Strategic Management – Key to Success in Community Pharmacies

Strategic Management – Key to Success in Community Pharmacies

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By Pharm. Okoh Godwin Atta Strategic management has been touted as a continuous process of strategic analysis, strategic creation, implementation and monitoring used by organisations with the purpose to achieve and maintain a competitive advantage (ovidijus, 2013).  It has been seen as one of the effective management tools in strengthening organisational performance through effective decision making and systematic strategic formulation and implementation (David, 2009), Key to Success in Community Pharmacies. Although there is overwhelming evidence in business literature that strategic management can be essential to the survival of an organisation as well as strong evidence of a positive correlation between strategic management and organisational performance (Langley, 1988). The use of st
NAFDAC and the War on Counterfeit Drugs

NAFDAC and the War on Counterfeit Drugs

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The Fight Against Counterfeit Drugs: Nafdac The immediate past director-general of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Dr. Paul Orhii had prior to his exit from office been widely quoted as advocating for the enactment of new legislation to enable the agency cope with the present realities on the dynamics of war on counterfeit medicines among other challenges confronting it. The former NAFDAC helmsman had hinged his call for a revision of the laws on the noticeable defects in the existing ones to enhance efforts of the agency to rid the country of unscrupulous elements. We support Orhii’s advocacy because it borders on strengthening the operations of an important agency of government whose activities have direct consequence on the lives of the greatest majori
35th Annual ACPN Conference – Developing Manpower: Adopting Global Best Practices

35th Annual ACPN Conference – Developing Manpower: Adopting Global Best Practices

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The 35th annual conference of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) was without gain-saying, a huge success. The epoch making event tagged “Coal City 2016” was one that had participants and delegates from across the country in attendance. They all converged in a bid to discuss issues that bordered on the pharmacy profession and the way forward in ensuring a better practice of the profession, for the betterment of the Nigerian state and the health of her people in the long run. The conference themed “Man Power Development in Community Pharmacy Practice – Adopting Global Best Practice” kicked off on the 29th of May, and ran through the 3rd of June 2016. It had the crème de la crème of the society in attendance - who performed vital roles in making the 5-day programme an
COAL CITY 2016 was a Huge Success – Pharm. Alkali

COAL CITY 2016 was a Huge Success – Pharm. Alkali

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The 35th Annual National Conference of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) may have come and gone but it has continued to be a talking point among stakeholders. Pharm. Albert Kelong Alkali, Chairman of the Association speaks with PharmaTimes team of VICTORIA HARUNA & GLORY OKPE on the outcome of the just concluded confab which was held at Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, from the 29th May – 3rd June 2016. Excerpts: This is the first Conference organised under your leadership as the National Chairman of ACPN. How will you access your performance so far? It was a huge success; it was well organised that people can testify. I will not take all the credit because the conference chairman and members of the LOC gave in their best and that is why we have a huge succes