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May & Baker and Others Sponsor 2017 Annual Pharmacists Conference in Nigeria

11-06-2017 09:40 AM CET | Health & Medicine

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May & Baker Nigeria PLC

May & Baker Nigeria PLC

Umuahia, the capital city of Abia State in southeastern Nigeria, will be hosting over 5000 pharmacists at the 2017th edition of PSN national conference. There will also be exhibitions by pharmaceutical manufacturers and importers from within and outside the country. This annual event is usually the largest gathering of pharmacists and pharmaceutical companies in Africa.
LAGOS, Nigeria. November 5, 2017 - The 90th Annual National Conference of the PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (PSN) is holding in Umuahia, Abia State, from November 6 to 11, 2017. This conference has as its theme Medicines Availability and National Security and the keynote speaker is Dr Andrew S. Nevin of PwC West Africa. There are also sub-themes and technical group sessions.
Speaking at a pre-conference press briefing, Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, President of the Society, said “it is a peculiar gathering of over 5000 pharmacists and other scientists nationwide as well as the diaspora, particularly members of the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) and the conference will attract over two hundred and fifty (250) pharmaceutical manufacturers, importers and other potential investors…”.
MAY & BAKER Nigeria Plc is a key sponsor of the 2017 PSN national conference. The company will use the occasion to launch the following drug products:
•EASADOL Caplets and Suspension (Acetaminophen, for fast, effective and safe relief of pain in adults and children),
•M&B Ibuprofen Suspension (for relief of pain and fever in children), and
•CO-MEPIRYL FORTE Tablets (an antidiabetic combination that contains Glimepiride 2 mg and Metformin 1000 mg)
Several other pharmaceutical companies will be exhibiting during the conference including Shalina Healthcare; Ranbaxy (a Sun Pharma Company); Pfizer Specialties; Emzor Pharma Industries; Fidson Healthcare; Greenlife Pharmaceuticals; Geneith Pharmaceuticals; Osworth; Vitabiotics; Medheights Pharmacy, etc.
EMDEX 2017 Drug Information App and EMDEX Digital API will be unveiled during the 5-day event.

EMDEX (Essential Medicines Index) is a reference source of drug and therapeutic information used by healthcare professionals in Nigeria and the sub-region. Published since 1991, based on both the WHO Model Formulary and Nigeria’s Essential Drugs List

Chris C. Obi
EMDEX
No. 25, Osolo Way, Ajao Estate, Lagos State, Nigeria
+1-416-526-4245
Editor@EmdexOnline.com
www.EmdexOnline.com

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