Take one, Three times daily! simple, right?

Aina, B.A. (2019-03-13)

Inaugural Lecture delivered at the University of Lagos, Akoka


Pharmacy may be defined as that profession concerned with the art and science of preparing from natural (plants, animals, minerals, microorganisms etc.) and synthet!c sources, suitable materials and medicaments for use In the treatment and prevention of diseases. A thorough knowledge of the formulation procedures, storage, distribution and safe use of these medicinal preparations is subsumed in the above definition. Pharmacy is therefore, a science-based profession which is strongly predicated on studies in the areas of the pure ~nd applied physical, chemical, biological and technological sciences.