How To Identify Fake Eggs In Circulation (VIDEO)

Recently, indications emerged that there were plastic/ fake eggs in circulation, although the Federal Ministry of Health is yet to make an official statement on the development.

However, a man with keen interest on the issue has demonstrated on Youtube, steps to identify these fake eggs from real ones.Click the video below to watch it.

TopsyOba would love stakeholders to investigate more on the matter.

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Pastor Kumuyi, Daminabo, Proffer Solution to Corruption War in Nigeria

For the battle against corruption to be a forgotten issue in the country, the General Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor Williams Folorunso Kumuyi alongside the Ogun State Overseer of the Church, Pastor Edison Daminabo, have provided panacea for the prolonged  problem of Nigeria, which is corruption.
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Publix Pharmaceuticals Unveils Publitem, Celebrates World Malaria Day

L-R: Mrs Angela Rutaguza, Publix director; S. K. Chattopadhyan, chief medical director, GLIL, India; Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, president, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN); Chief Frank Owelle, chairman of Publix Pharmaceuticals and Pharm. Davies Akindele, Publix pharmacist director

-As PSN President Endorses Publitem as High Quality Anti-malarial

Chief Frank Owelle, Chairman of Publix Pharmaceuticals;  watching keenly as Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, president, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) unveils the product
Poised to reduce the burden of malaria in the country, Publix Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Limited, one of the top-notch companies in the pharmaceutical industry has debuted its high quality antimalarial – Publitem, a range of Artemether (80)-Lumefantrine (480)  in tablets and suspension, for both adults and children, into the Nigerian pharma market.

The official launch of the product, held at the Protea Hotels, Ikeja GRA, on Wednesday, 26 April, 2017, was strategically planned to commemorate the 2017 World Malaria Day, and was well graced by dignitaries in the health sector.

 Chaired by the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai, who described the malaria medicine as a credible one coming from a credible manufacturer, he noted that Nigeria cannot have enough of such products, in order to promote healthy competition among importers and marketers of antimalarials in the country.
Yakasai, who lamented the absent of recent statistics on the menace, said as at 2015, available statistics showed reduction in malaria cases as there was a decline from two hundred and nineteen million cases to two hundred and twelve cases in 2015.
To compliment the efforts of such companies like Publix Pharma, the PSN President urged every Nigerian to play his part in having a clean environment, adding that drugs alone will not solve the problem of malaria,” if our immediate environs remain dirty and unkempt, it would be easy for diseases to break out in our surroundings”.
 PRODUCTS LAUNCH:  S. K. Chattopadhyan, chief medical director, GLIL, India; Pharm. Davies Akindele, Publix pharmacist director; Dr Chris Otigbu, consultant physician /haematologist; chief Frank Owelle, Chairman of Publix Pharmaceuticals; Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, president, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and Mrs Angela Rutaguza, Publix director.
Affirming the authenticity of Publitem, Yakasai described it as a genuine product, as he has used it, and it has proved to be of high quality according to WHO Testing, Treating and Tracking (TTT) standard. “The Chairman/CEO, Publix Pharma, Chief Frank M. Owelle is a credible person and his product is credible”.
The Director, Publix Healthcare (UK) Ms Angela Rutaguza, in a press statement noted that Publix is set to take the battle against malaria further and collaborate with all stakeholders in the fight against the recalcitrant scourge.
“Publitem is manufactured by Astramed Healthcare (PVT) Ltd in a state of the art WHO cGMP complaint manufacturing facility based in Palghar, India under the approval and license  of Publix Healthcare, the UK partner of Publix Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Limited”, she said.
Also attesting to the quality of the product, the Consultant Physician /Haematologist, with the St. Claire Specialist Clinic, Dr Chris Otigbuo, emphasised the place of integrity in drug manufacturing, stating that the genuineness of any medication lies in the integrity of the producer, “and that is where Publix Pharma comes into play”.
He continued: “Chief Owelle is a trusted and worthy business mogul, and any product he is offering come with integrity. I have no reservation on the genuineness of Publitem, as it has been said to be of high quality”.

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Pfizer Seeks Global Access to Vaccines in Developing Countries

Pfizer is dedicated to increasing access to immunizations in countries that carry the greatest proportion of global burden of pneumococcal disease, which can help prevent diseases and save lives.

In support of this commitment, and to help address the practical constraints experienced by health workers operating in many Gavi countries, Pfizer developed Prevenar 13® in the Multi-Dose Vial-MDV presentation (4 doses per vial). This new presentation will help to significantly reduce storage requirements and shipping costs in communities with health systems that are still developing. In April 2016, the MDV presentation received a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).Subsequently the MDV was pre-qualified by the WHO in July 2016.

In January 2017, Pfizer launched the new multi-dose vial- MDV which was prequalified in accordance with WHO’s ‘open container policy.’ With its ‘open container’ attributes, it allows for the fourth dose to be used for up to 28 days after the first dose in drawn and providing the recommended cold storage requirements have been met.

To ensure the efficient use of the multi-dose vial, Pfizer is supporting Gavi countries with a refresher training of trainers program on a variety of immunization topics including the proper handling of multi dose vials with open container policy. Pfizer partnered with AMP Services, an organization dedicated to providing the tools to promote preventive medicine and public health worldwide, to execute the training of trainers sessions in 16 countries in 2017.

During the first four months of launch, fifteen countries have received the new MDV and nine of these have completed the training of trainers programs. These training sessions were well received by the national and regional trainers.

“We developed training materials that are easy to use for health workers and allow for interactive learning process at all levels”, said Georgiana Golodnius, Training Project Manager of AMP Services. In the countries where we have implemented training of the trainers, 97.3% of the participants think the developed training tools are useful and relevant.”

“Indeed we learnt a lot from the training and I feel the knowledge gained will be used to train other health workers in the country” Mr Mwagomba, Malawi. 
Pfizer is committed to constant innovation and development to ensure that the challenges many face throughout the world- geographical, economical and operational- can and will be met

Press Release

 Pfizer Inc.: Working together for a healthier world®
At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines as well as many of the world's best-known consumer health care products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable healthcare around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.

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Top Home Remedies For Your Itchy throat

Do you often experience runny or stuffy nose, sinus pressure, itchy eyes and skin, sneezing, tiredness, swollen, red, or watery eyes? If your answer is in the affirmative, then you probably have an itchy throat, as the aforementioned conditions are the symptoms of itchy throat caused by allergic rhinitis.
Although almost everyone experiences an itchy throat from time to time, but it could be a great nuisance to your day to day operations. 

It is also very vital to note that the condition could be triggered by various illnesses like hay fever, viral or bacterial infections.Details after the cut...
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Amazing Five Top Benefits of Pineapple Juice

Aside the tantalising sight and taste of the yellowish-fleshed fruit popularly consumed as a major fruit and a base for smoothies and cocktails, pineapple juice has been validated as a natural anticancer, immune booster, skin repairing agents, and so on.

Known as a solid power house for vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, pineapple has long been used as an ancient home remedy for digestive issues and inflammation. It has also been studied for its potential benefits to the immune system and ability to reduce healing time.
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