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Pharmaceutical Industries in Nigeria

Pharmaceutical Industries in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects

The pharma industry traces its root from two sources; the first of these were local apothecaries that expanded from their traditional role of distributing botanical drugs such ...
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Tablet Manufacture by Wet Granulation Method

Tablet Manufacture by Wet Granulation Method

Granulation is a unit operation in which small powder particles are gathered together to form agglomerates called granules. To achieve cohesion between the powders, it is necessary ...
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History of Pharmacy in Nigeria: Pharmacy Education, Career and Ethics

History of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Education, Career and Ethics in Nigeria

Just as it is in other parts of the world, the history of pharmacy in Nigeria is old, though largely unrecorded. Medical knowledge was largely kept by ...
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History of Pharmacy

History of Pharmacy

Pharmacy refers to the health care related profession that deals with both the fields of health science as well as chemistry. It is defined as the profession ...
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Administration and Management

Social psychology: Role of a social psychologist

The Role of a Social Psychologist in a Pharmaceutical Company

Social psychology is the scientific study of how people’s thought, feelings and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined or implied presence of others. Social psychologist therefore, ...
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Factors Influencing Pharmaceutical Plant Layout

Factors Influencing Pharmaceutical Plant Layout

While deciding on how the layout of your pharmaceutical plant would look like, there is need to evaluate some factors which at different degrees influence your layout design. This ...
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Pharmaceutical Plant Layout

Pharmaceutical Plant Layout

Once you have decided on where to locate your pharmaceutical company, the next important thing you need to do is to plan a suitable layout for your ...
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Finance

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Roles and Responsibilities of a Finance Department in a Pharmaceutical Industry

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Finance is one of the major pillars of any organisation and an essential ingredient to a successful business. Nowadays, a finance department has a broad range of ...
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7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Borrowing Money for Your Business

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Borrowing Money for Your Business

/ Finance
While poor management has been identified as the major reason why most businesses fail, insufficient or ill-timed financing may be seen as a close second reason. As ...
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10 Most Common Ways to Finance Your Business

10 Most Common Ways to Finance Your Business

/ Finance
An important factor to consider in addition to the factors that affect your choice of pharmaceutical plant location is finance. As an entrepreneur, you need money to ...
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Production

Tablet Manufacture by Wet Granulation Method

Tablet Manufacture by Wet Granulation Method

/ Production
Granulation is a unit operation in which small powder particles are gathered together to form agglomerates called granules. To achieve cohesion between the powders, it is necessary ...
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Manufacture of pharmaceutical tablets

Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Tablets

/ Production
The design and manufacture of pharmaceutical tablets is a complex multi-stage process whereby formulation scientists insure that the correct amount of drug substance in the right form ...
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Excipients Used In the Manufacture of Tablets

/ Production, Tablets
Drug products usually contain inactive, non-medicinal substances other than the therapeutic agent(s). These substances are called excipients, and they are intentionally included in a drug product to ...
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Solid Dosage Forms: Tablets

/ Production, Tablets
Tablets are solid dose pharmaceutical preparation containing drug substances usually prepared with the aid of suitable pharmaceutical excipients. They may vary in size, shape, weight, hardness, thickness, ...
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Understanding Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms

Understanding Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms

/ Dosage forms, Production
Dosage forms are believed to be as old as man himself, though doubts about the “measures” used by early man in quantifying these formulations never ceased to ...
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pharmaceutical applications of native starch

Pharmaceutical Applications of Native Starch

/ Production, Raw materials
Starch is a naturally occurring polysaccharide polymeric material that is widely present in cytoplasm of the plant cells found in fruit, root, pedicle, and leaves as the ...
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Sales and Marketing

Pharmaceutical Marketing: 3 Ways to Boost Sales Team Performance

Pharmaceutical Marketing: 3 Ways to Boost Sales Team Performance

/ Sales and Marketing
Many a time I have seen young sales persons get frustrated on the job due to the increasing gap between the expected and reality in relation to ...
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Interviews

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We Are Not Just Created To Add Number to the World but To Add Value – Pharmacist Ahmed Yahaya

/ Interviews
In this enlightening chat with Pharm. Abel, Samuel, Pharmacist Ahmed Yahaya, the Chief Pharmacist in the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, and a certified fellow of the West ...
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General

Pharmaceutical Industries in Nigeria

Pharmaceutical Industries in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects

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The pharma industry traces its root from two sources; the first of these were local apothecaries that expanded from their traditional role of distributing botanical drugs such ...
Read More
History of Pharmacy in Nigeria: Pharmacy Education, Career and Ethics

History of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Education, Career and Ethics in Nigeria

/ General
Just as it is in other parts of the world, the history of pharmacy in Nigeria is old, though largely unrecorded. Medical knowledge was largely kept by ...
Read More
History of Pharmacy

History of Pharmacy

/ General
Pharmacy refers to the health care related profession that deals with both the fields of health science as well as chemistry. It is defined as the profession ...
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pharmaceutical machine supplier in china: 10 Practical Tips That Will Help You Source the Right Pharmaceutical Machine Supplier in China

10 Practical Tips That Will Help You Source the Right Pharmaceutical Machine Supplier in China

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From my experience, sourcing for the right pharmaceutical machines in China can be an overwhelming task. Many companies lose thousands of dollars when importing pharmaceutical machines. This ...
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5 Tips on How to Identify Fake Drugs

/ counterfeit drugs, General
The deadly consequences of using counterfeit medicine are well understood to be a challenge to the integrity of public health systems round the globe, and also a ...
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Cover picture for list of pharmaceutical companies in nigeria

List of Pharmaceutical Companies in Nigeria

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Pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria have come a long way despite the various challenges facing the pharmaceutical sector. These companies are up against several constraints, including challenges posed ...
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