Pharmaceutical Association to partner with Kaduna on healthcare delivery

Asma’u Halilu, Kaduna

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The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria(PSN) says they are determined to build partnership with the Kaduna State Government in areas of healthcare delivery and the National economy.
The President of the Association, Sam Ohuabunwa disclosed when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai in Kaduna .
He said the visit was to inform the Governor of the Association’s 92nd  edition of its National conference tagged ‘Crocodile City 2019’  which would hold Monday, 4th November 2019, in Kaduna town.
The National President, who was represented by the immediate past President, Yaro Budah explained that the conference is the biggest, if not the most important event in their yearly calendar.
Ohuabunwa stated that, the society has being a strong advocate of value added services that Pharmacy bring to healthcare, as pharmacists play important roles  in closing  the gap between the potential benefits of medicines and the actual value realized.
“It is therefore of utmost importance to inform goverment in advance, our plans, aspirations and expectations about the 92nd edition of the National conference which will feature over 3000 Pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Scientists, Doctors, Nurses and other care-providers from all the States of Nigeria and Abuja”.
Ohuabunwa also noted that, the conference will bring together over 250 manufacturers, importers and other potential investors especially in the pharmaceutical sector from all over the World like the USA, Asia, Latin America amongst others.
Responding, Governor Nasiru El-Rufai assured the Association of government’s support towards the upcoming conference in the State.
The Governor assured that, the event will be one of the most successful conferences, especially with their choice of Kadauna as their venue.
Governor El-Rufai thanked the Association for the courageous decision to come to kaduna for the conference, hoping that, many more of the conferences would hold in Kaduna in the next two years consecutively.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) was established in 1927 and it is the umbrella body representing all licensed and registered Pharmacists in Nigeria.
L.Nasir