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Benefits Of Coconut Water For Children

If you are born and brought in Nigeria, chances are that you were deprived of coconut water as a child. Not to worry, I was too. At a time, one begins to wonder the root of some of these myths. It is believed in Nigeria that the academic knowledge or intelligence of a child who drinks coconut water will begin to fail. For this, no child going to school must drink this water. Only graduates can drink of it. It becomes a taboo if the child even takes a sip during an examination.

Pharmacist Salary Guide In Nigeria

The two major things students consider in any career is the job prospect and salary. Passion is not actually part of career consideration. The job prospect is quite high. However, this post is about to cover the other aspect which is the salary structure for the pharmacist at different levels. The reason is that pharmacist are never unemployed. They can only be underpaid.

Alternative Career For Pharmacist In Nigeria

Almost every blog on career opportunities for pharmacist within and outside Nigeria always outline five. They are;

Pharmacist in academiaCommunity pharmacistHospital pharmacistIndustrial pharmacistRegulatory agency

University Of Port Harcourt Pharmacy, UNIPORT Programme

The University of Port Harcourt (U.N.I.P.O.R.T) is a federal university in the city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The school was founded in the year 1975 with eleven faculties including pharmaceutical Science, which is the youngest.

Pharmacy Postgraduate Programme Entry Requirements In Nigeria

There is a post on this blog on how to become a pharmacist in Nigeria. The focus of that post was on how to get through the undergraduate degree in pharmacy before been awarded a pharmacy certificate. Recently on this same blog, a post on the different schools of pharmacy and the postgraduate programme they award was feature. On this blog post, emphasis will be on how to pursue a higher degree in pharmacy. However, before we begin to duel on that proper, let us take a little look at the undergraduate degree.

An Overview Of Pharmacy In University Of Benin, UNIBEN

The University of Benin, Benin City, Edo state is the only pharmacy school accredited to award the Pharm. D. degree in Nigeria which span a period of six years. The school, also known as UNIBEN is a federal university whose history dates back to 1970 when it first started as an Institute of Technology. This was not for a long time before it became a university in 1971. It has two campus located at Ugbowo which is the main campus and Ekenwan.

Overview Of Delta State University, Delsu Pharmacy Programme

The number of accredited schools offering pharmacy programme as at today is seventeen. However, a point to note is that this number keeps fluctuating year in year out as some schools lose accreditation from Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (P.C.N) and National Universities Commission (N.U.C). The number has increased fairly over the years as more schools indicate interest in offering the course. The point to note is that schools that are currently offering the programme and have not gotten accreditation are not on this list. For a complete list of accredited schools of pharmacy, consider reading the post on this blog about undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in pharmacy school.

The Hard And Difficult Years In Pharmacy School

The truth is that most pharmacy students have little or no idea how difficult or hard the course will be. The thought was always to learn about drugs and diseases together with the anatomy of the human body. The examinations question should be on how drugs work for diseases. The whole truth came crashing on us all gradually and it was too late to think.

Reasons Steaming Parboiled Rice Is Bad For Health

Sometimes, the post in this blog is because of life experience. This post is a perfect example of that. Some of the bag of rice in Nigeria carry the label ‘premium parboil.’ My neighbour measured some quantity from her bag of rice and wants to cook it. She has to soak it in water before watching it, light the cooking gas, place a clean cooking pot on the fire, added the rice with some quantity of water. Some few minutes later, she brought the whole stuff down. As I was watching, she filtered out the water and transferred the rice back to the pot adding fresh water. After some more minutes, she brought the whole pot down.


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