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W/Region: Pharmaceutical society celebrates World pharmacy day

The Western regional branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, on Tuesday joined the rest of their colleagues in other parts of the world to celebrate the 2017 World Pharmacist Day in Takoradi. As part of the celebrations, messages of effective and responsible medicinal use and the role of pharmacists in everyday life, were shared with the members of the ...

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Pharmaceutical Society cautions against abuse of Tramadol

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana has cautioned against the proliferation and abuse of Tramadol, an opioid analgesic. “The most recent form, as being speculated in the media and as our findings have shown, is the high doses of Tramadol (200mg/250mg) popularly called Tramol among the youth. “Even though Tramadol is an approved drug for the management of pain, the strengths ...

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Pharmaceutical Society launches 10-year strategic plan

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has launched a 10-year strategic plan to promote efficient use and access to affordable medicines. The plan seeks to maintain high standards of patient-centred pharmacy practice, strengthen local manufacturing and supply chain management and equitable distribution of pharmacists across the regions and districts. It would additionally prepare pharmacists and pharmacy graduates to meet emerging ...

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Ban importation of pharmaceutical labels too – Afenyo-Markin

The Member of Parliament for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo Markin, has called for a ban on importation of pharmaceutical labels following the government’s decision to ban the importation of 49 medicines. Speaking on Eyewitness News, he said such a move would complete the value chain by awarding the printing of drug labels to local printing firms in the country as annually, ...

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Pharmaceutical Society congratulates Akufo-Addo

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has congratulated the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the New Patriotic Party (NPP), for the resounding victory in the December 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary polls. The PSGH is the umbrella body of all professional pharmacists in Ghana and Ghanaian pharmacists abroad. “The results reflect a firm conviction of Ghanaians in the leadership, the ...

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