Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria

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Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria

Welcome to the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) members area for CPD.

Mazi Samuel Ohuabunwa
President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria was formed in 1927 initially as the Association of Dispensers then evolved to the Nigerian Union of Pharmacists before finally changing its name to the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN).

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria is the umbrella body for pharmacists in Nigeria with a membership of about 10,000. It consists of 4 technical groups, the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria, Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, National Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria and National Association of Pharmacists in Academia. The Society also consists of interest groups such as the PSN Board of Fellows, the PSN Young Pharmacists Group, Association of Lady Pharmacists, Clinical Pharmacists Association of Nigeria.

PSN is a member of the International Pharmaceutical Federation, Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association, African Pharmaceutical Forum and West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria was established with the following aims and objectives:

  • To maintain a high standard of Professional ethics and discipline among its members
  • To promote and maintain a high standard of Pharmaceutical Education in Nigeria
  • To promote legislation for the enhancement of the image and the interest of the Pharmacy Profession and the Practitioners in Nigeria.
  • To collate and disseminate statistical, scientific and other information relating to Pharmacy and publish such in an Official Journal
  • To advice on Labor conditions relating to Pharmacists.