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The Process Of Obtaining Treatment In A Nigerian Government Hospital

The hospital is obviously a place where nobody ever prays to visit as a patient or relative to a patient. However, it seems in a person’s lifetime, it is inevitable to avoid it. 

How Doctors Write Medical Prescription Of Drugs For Pharmacy

A visit to the hospital is hardly complete without a visit to the hospital pharmacy unit. A doctor has the power to send you to various units within the hospital to have a better diagnosis.

The Full List Of Drug Classification Of Nigeria Essential Medicine

The national drug policy for Nigeria presents a formula in which categories falls into a framework for meeting the nation’s drug need.

Recommended International Non-proprietary Name Of Drugs (Full List) With Formal Name

One of the functions of World Health Organisation (W.H.O) is the regulation of International Non-proprietary Names (I.N.Ns) which was established in 1950.

Hospital Units Found In Most Nigerian Hospital

The hospital is divided into several units each with various functions. The departments in Nigerian hospitals are similar with big hospitals having most of them.

Tips On Starting Off A Community Pharmacy Shop In Nigeria

Community pharmacy is drug stores managed and controlled by a pharmacist. They usually compliment the work of hospital pharmacy. They are mostly the first point of call for most patients.

How To Set Up A Patent Medicine Store In Nigeria

A patent medicine store popularly known as a chemist is a store that stock and sell over the counter (O.T.C) drugs. However, patent medicine stores are not supposed to be called chemist.

Pharmacy Induction/Oath Taking Ceremony In Nigeria Universities

Induction is an oath taking ceremony organised by Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (P.C.N) for all successful graduating students of pharmacy schools across the nation.

The Best Option Between Public Ward And Private Rooms In A Nigerian Hospital

The hospitals in Nigeria and around the world have different types of wardrooms where in-patients stay for close monitoring of their health.

Here Are What You May Not Know Of Chewing Stick And Modern Tooth Cleaning Process in Nigeria

Chewing stick is the oldest form of tooth cleaning in the world. This form of tooth cleaning has been replaced with modern toothbrush and paste.

The Raging Menace Of Medicine Addiction Due To Abuse In Nigeria

The menace of drug abuse is rising fast in Nigeria. However, the recent abuse drugs are no longer hard drugs like cocaine and marijuana.

What Roles Pharmacy Technicians Need To Know After Graduation In Nigeria

Pharmacy technicians are like assistants to the pharmacist in their day-to-day activities.

How To Become A Pharmacy Technician In Nigeria

Pharmacy technicians are a group of trained personnel who assist the pharmacist in all aspects of practice.

The Stages Of Drug Development And Design For Herbal Medicine

Medicines are group into traditional and orthodox (western) medicines.

How Tramadol Abuse Is Silently Creeping Into Homes With Its Destructive Effects In Nigeria

Tramadol came to Nigeria in the 90’s. It was an over the counter (O.T.C) drug. It is in the same class with opioid painkillers.

Guide On How To Stay Healthy When You Travel To A Foreign Land

We all travel from time to time to different places for different reasons. Travel can be within a country, a continent, or outside to a foreign land using various means of transportation.

How Portable Electric Engine Generator Is Killing Innocent People In Nigeria

We live in a country where electric power supply is erratic or epileptic in nature. Some folks make a joke that the national supply is a standby option.

The Good Things Microorganisms Do To Our Body And How To Protect Them

Microorganisms include bacteria, fungi, virus and bacteriophage. There are trillions of them in our body right now. The majority of them are bacteria, which are called microbiomes.

The Reason Why Drug Manufacturers Produce Bitter Tasting Drugs

Most of us as an adult usually envy young little children when we discover that their drugs taste little better than those for adults do.

Career Opportunity For Pharmacist With Basic Qualities To Be Successful In Nigeria

The choice of a career can be a difficult one for individuals in Nigeria. Several factors have been figured out to be the cause of such difficulty.

Patients Right Medical Personnels Must Not Break Including Patients Rights Limitation In Nigeria

Medical personnel’s have statutory duties to their patients. These duties to patients are taught them while in school. However, most patients do not know they have rights.