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Upgrading pharmacy degree for effective practice to boost patient care
Ahmed Yakasai PCN Science

Upgrading pharmacy degree for effective practice to boost patient care

Pharmacy shop stocked with essential medicines The pharmaceutical sector has raised concern on the need to re-evaluate the professional doctorate in pharmacy.According to pharmacists, the degree has received low recognition in the country and its healthcare space.They observed that the title, known as “Doctor of Pharmacy”, does not seek to […]

NCDC, NFELTP scientific conference to address public health issues, boost research works
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NCDC, NFELTP scientific conference to address public health issues, boost research works

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (NFELTP) is set to hold its third yearly scientific conference. Themed: “Strengthening Health Security Through Field Epidemiology”, the conference, which is billed to hold from September 4 to 6, […]

‘Antimalarial, antibiotics, most falsified drugs in developing countries’
Ahmed Yakasai Francis Adedayo NMA PSN Science

‘Antimalarial, antibiotics, most falsified drugs in developing countries’

National Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Pharm. Emeka Duru(left); Publisher Pharmanews, Pharm. Ifeanyi Atueyi; President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai and President, Nigeria Medical Association, Dr. Francis Adedayo during the NMA courtesy visit of the Pharmacy house to end the inter-professional rivalry in the health sector…recently. PHOTO: ADAKU […]

Hospital provides free surgery to save indigent 16 year- old Subdural Empyema patient
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Hospital provides free surgery to save indigent 16 year- old Subdural Empyema patient

Medical Director, Lagoon Hospitals, Lagos, Dr. Mowa Falase, Godwin Ehi-Ebhodaghe and son Godisgreat and the Consultant Neurosurgeon, Lagoon Hospitals who performed the surgery, Dr Chinazor Onyia at the Apapa branch of the hospital. Mr and Mrs Godwin Ehi-Ebhodaghe would never forget May 21, 2018. It was a day the couple […]

NIPRD gets international accreditation for drug development
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NIPRD gets international accreditation for drug development

The Acting Director General, NIPRD, Prof. Kunle Olobayo The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has been granted the ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation with certification by the United States (U.S) based ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board for the research and development of drugs, food, cosmetics, agricultural and herbal products. The […]

World at risk of irreversible hot temperature, report reveals
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World at risk of irreversible hot temperature, report reveals

[file] Doomsday? As the sun grows brighter at a rate of roughly 10 percent every billion years, Earth will respond by decreasing its own ‘warming blanket’ of atmospheric carbon dioxide. …Over time, the temperature of the Earth will dramatically raise as well. ..Large animals will be the first to die […]

Scientists record breakthrough in HIV, malaria vaccine
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Scientists record breakthrough in HIV, malaria vaccine

Scientists Findings have shown that an experimental HIV-1 vaccine regimen is well-tolerated and generated comparable and robust immune responses against (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) HIV in healthy adults and rhesus monkeys. Also, another separate research has shown that higher levels of Plasmodium falciparum antibodies are protective against severe malaria in children living in […]

Generating electrical power from waste heat
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Generating electrical power from waste heat

Researchers from Sandia National Laboratories have developed a tiny silicon-based device that can harness what was previously called waste heat and turn it into DC power. Their advance was recently published in Physical Review Applied. Principal investigator and Physicist, Paul Davids said: “We have developed a new method for essentially recovering […]

Bright pink is the world’s oldest colour, scientists say
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Bright pink is the world’s oldest colour, scientists say

Pink Flower PHOTO:PIxabay Scientists believe they have discovered the oldest colours in the world and they are bright pink. Researchers discovered the pigments, produced by ancient microscopic cyanobacteria, after extracting 1.1 billion-year-old rocks found in marine black shale deep beneath the Sahara desert in Mauritania, according to the study published […]

Why Nigeria, Russia, Florida have worst HIV/AIDS indices
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Why Nigeria, Russia, Florida have worst HIV/AIDS indices

HIV. PHOTO CREDIT: https://img.huffingtonpost.com/<br /> *NACA confirms country contributes highest burden of babies born with virus globally Scientists have provided explanation why Nigeria, Russia, and Florida in the United States (US) have worst outcomes for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the world. According to special reports […]