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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Nigeria Surpasses 10% COVID-19 Vaccination Milestone

Last week, Nigeria surpassed the 10 percent (of the total population) fully vaccinated Covid-19 vaccination milestone* – commendable progress in curbing vaccine inequity and...

AfDB Board Approves Establishment Of African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation

The African Development Bank's (AfFB) Board of Directors has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation, a new groundbreaking institution that will...

AfDB Signs MoU With ECOWAS For $3.56 Million Grant To Develop West African Pharmaceutical Industry

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have signed a memorandum of understanding for...

Pfizer Announces Goal of Delivering Breakthroughs To More Patients In 2022, Reinforcing Commitment To Address Unmet Needs

In a media roundtable, regional leaders from Pfizer in Africa and the Middle East region (AfME) announced on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, their plans...

Fake Drugs; A Global Menace

By Mogbonjubade Esther Adesulure and Akede Ikwubiela Blessing Introduction  Faking and counterfeiting drugs is a global menace particularly prevalent in developing countries perhaps due to inadequate...

COVID-19: Nigeria, 5 Other African Countries To Commence Vaccine Production – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Friday that Nigeria and five other African countries have been chosen to begin production of the COVID-19...

COVID-19: WHO Prequalifies Arthritis Drug To Treat Patients With Severe Cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has prequalified a monoclonal antibody and arthritis drug named tocilizumab, for use in patients hospitalised with severe COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies...

NAFDAC Announces Plan To Reduce Drug Importation To 30 Percent By 2025

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has stated that it is working on cutting drugs importation from its present...

“Include Our Members Into Management Of Health Institutions” – AHAPN

The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) has called for the integration of its members into the nation’s hospitals management healthcare...

Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine Granted Approval For Use In Nigeria

The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has stated that the Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV COVID-19 vaccine has been granted approval...

COVID-19: FG Takes Delivery Of 4.08m Moderna Vaccines

The Federal Government (FG) on Monday received 4,000,080 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from the United States through the COVAX facility. The vaccine had...

COVID-19: FG To Receive 4.8m Jabs Of Moderna On Monday

The Federal Government (FG) will on Monday receive about 4.8 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA)...

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