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How community pharmacy can support patients who have pancreatic cancer

Pharmacies are at the forefront of every community. More than ever people are visiting their local pharmacy team first for clinical advice and health concerns and buying over the counter medication. Quite often pharmacists will see customers on a weekly basis and have insight into their lives which can be crucial in spotting the symptoms […]

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How to use Misoprostol in 4-Steps, for IUD clients

Inserting or removing an IntraUterine Device can be painful for some women especially nulliparous women, that is for new mothers. This may be the reason why some women do not take up this method. However, research has it that using Miso-fem (Misoprostol) can help reduce this pain and discomfort by ripening/softening the cervix before the procedure. Ripening the cervix […]

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Can Handwashing with soap be more effective than any Vaccine?

Handwashing with soap seem so basic and simple. It involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry). Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others (reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness). […]

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How to give Intramuscular Injection

Generally, a needle is the scariest part of any hospital visit. It would appear that intramuscular medications are the commonest routes for parental administration of medications, for out-patients. An intramuscular injection delivers medication directly into a muscle. Doctors frequently use intramuscular injections to administer vaccines and certain other drugs. People with specific conditions, such as […]

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Eloira does much more than prevent pregnancy.

Eloira is an intrauterine system, this means that it is a hormone-releasing Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device containing 52mg of levonorgestrel released in small doses every day. Eloira is highly effective, safe and can prevent pregnancy for up to 5 years. The contraceptive effect of Eloira is reversible because users can get pregnant as soon as it is removed. Eloira is one […]

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THE NEED FOR PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE (IMPORTANT)

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is a pneumococcal vaccine and a conjugate vaccine used to protect infants, young children, and adults against disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus). Diseases caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae or pneumococcus) are a major public health problem worldwide. Recommended IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is an important vaccine and has been part of the immunization schedule […]

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Africa’s Largest Syringe Factory, Jubilee Syringe Co., Holds Media Parley

Press Release: Jubilee Syringe Company Limited Media Parley.  Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing Company is Nigeria’s first syringe company located on a 8,000 square meter (sqm) land area in 1 Jubilee Close off Jubilee Road, Awa, Onna L.G.A. Akwa Ibom State, 524107, Akwa Ibom State. As the first syringe manufacturing company in Nigeria, it’s surpasses South Africa’s […]

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Ebola Vaccine Gets Approval For Use In Republic Of Congo

The World Health Organization has been given the go-ahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an experimental Ebola vaccine in the country, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. “We have agreement, registration, plus import permit, everything formally agreed already,” Tedros told reporters. “All is ready now to […]

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NAFDAC Reopens Emzor Pharmaceuticals

Firm gives police details on absconded worker    We assure Nigerians of quality products’ Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited has been reopened by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The firm also stated that it had submitted to the police information about its absconded worker that was featured in the British […]

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MedReview: Contraceptive Implant Device, Implanon NXT Is The Way To Go!!!

This post is a Medical Review of the Contraceptive Device, Implanon NXT… We took the liberty of doing more research, clinically and academically, on the product after some information was provided to us by DKT Nigeria. Implanon NXT is a small, flexible, silicone rod (just about the size of a match stick) that contains 68mg […]

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Aspirin Linked to Lower Mortality rate in Diabetic Heart Failure Patients

Have you ever wondered what unique role Aspirin plays outside its conventional role of its use in treating headaches? Well, there appears to be a link between heart failure due to diabetic complications and the therapeutic role of Aspirin, the most widely used drug in Medicine. In a large study of older patients with type […]

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6 condom myths everyone needs to stop believing…

The DKT Boss in Nigeria sent in this condom myths that would totally shock you. As the head of a brand that speaks out loud on issues on fertility and contraception, his message was quite captivating. Already the use of condoms is quite high among young adults who have a higher tendency at sexual exploration. […]

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FALSIFIED CEFIXIME PRODUCTS CIRCULATING IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been alerted by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the circulation of two versions of falsified Cefixime products in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (South Kivu). The two versions of falsified Cefixime products were identified and reported to the […]

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DKT Announces major Partnership Deals… Price of Levoplant reduced to $6.90 in FP2020 countries

Dear friend of DKT, I am pleased to announce the exciting news that DKT and Shanghai Dahua Pharmaceutical have entered into a strategic partnership to increase access to and use of contraceptive implants. Effective today, DKT will serve as the global marketing partner for Levoplant, a WHO-prequalified implant. DKT will assume responsibility for introducing Levoplant into […]