Building a sustainable healthcare system through proper healthcare financing

By: Omodolapo Shobowale & Esther Ilesanmi Health financing is not merely about generating funds for healthcare, it concerns the “mobilization, accumulation and allocation of money to cover the health needs of the people, individually and collectively, in the health system.” (WHO, 2000). Most countries are ambitious towards the accomplishment of the 2030 SDG goals (specifically…

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Healthcare Delivery in the Era of Antimicrobial Resistance

By: Naomi Chikezie & Esther Ilesanmi Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public health and development threat of this century. A silent killer in the healthcare system, one that is gradually causing a great decline in responsiveness to treatment. The 1950s to 1970s represented the golden age of antibiotic discovery, where countless new classes of…

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Break the bias

By: Yusuf Rashidat Majority of women and girls around the world have experienced gender bias which in some situations affected their mental health, self-confidence and abilities. This is as a result that they often find their accomplishments, efforts and contributions overshadowed by their male counterparts in their respective communities, workplaces, schools, colleges, and universities. It…

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Join the PANS Anti Microbial Resistance Online Campaign

The Goal: Our Objective To get all PANS members actively involved in an online campaign by helping it go viral on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in a bid to raise awareness on AMR thereby initiating worthy conversations on the subject in commemoration of the World AMR day. The Plan 1. Create colorful, graphic images that…

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Global Health Pharmacy Certificate Course

Global Health Pharmacy Certificate Course for Nigerian Pharma Students

Pharmacy Students in Nigeria under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS) in collaboration with AB Global Health Initiative, an NGO based in Nigeria are set to host the first ever Global Health Pharmacy Certificate Course in West Africa. According to the head of Global Health Pharmacy Projects in the organization Aniekan Ekpenyong,…

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