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ACPN is set to create Trans-Generational Pharmacies

ACPN is set to create Trans-Generational Pharmacies

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The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) is set to create trans-generational pharmacies that will outlive its owners. Speaking at the National Summit of the Association on Wednesday, which was themed, ‘Innovative Disruptions in Community Pharmacy Practice: Creating Trans-generational Pharmacies’, the chairman of the Association, Pharm. Samuel Adekola stated that it was high time that Community Pharmacy practice in Nigeria took the same standards as the practice in other parts of the world. He explained that the average life expectancy rate for community pharmacy investment in Nigeria is 20 to 30 years, adding that this might not even be true to the reality on ground, and “that most community pharmacies do not achieve their 10th year anniversary hale and hearty”. He
Adekola Emerges as New ACPN National Chairman

Adekola Emerges as New ACPN National Chairman

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Pharm. Samuel Oluwaoromipin Adekola has emerged as the new national chairman of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN). The election held during the Annual General Meeting of the National Conference at SIO Event Centre, Benin, Edo State. Pharm. Adekola emerged the victor in the keenly contested race with 292 votes, while his opponent, Pharm. Chima Ogbu garnered 288 votes. The Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Pharm. Yunusa Mohid Nasir FPSN announced the results during the closing banquet of the week-long event. He stated that 580 delegates were accredited and participated in the electoral process. Pharm. Adekola, who practices in Ondo State won the elections and was subsequently presented with the certificate of office at the banquet. Pharm. Nasir also announced th...
Internship Programme Not Working the Way it Was Structured – Pharm. Samuel Adekola

Internship Programme Not Working the Way it Was Structured – Pharm. Samuel Adekola

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As the issue regarding Internship programme for Pharmacy graduates heats up, some major stakeholders have continued to spearhead the debate canvassing for an enduring resolution. In a chat with health editor, MORGAN NWANGUMA, the National Vice Chairman of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Pharm. Samuel O. Adekola, elaborated on the crux of the matter.  What are your feelings concerning fresh pharmacy graduates in relation to the prevailing Internship programme; what is the cause of the big row?                          There are so many pharmacy graduates who have been out of school and they are not able to find a place to go for their internship; some have found themselves sitting at home for a number of years without finding placement. And the consequences ar