Pharm. Ibrahim Babashehu Ahmed, FPSN, FPCPharm
Pharm. Ibrahim Babashehu Ahmed, FPSN, FPCPharm, FCAI was until his appointment the Director and Head of Planning, Research and Statistics Department at the PCN Head Office/Registry. He has held several positions in the service of PCN including being a member of the management team since 2004 till his assumption of duty as Registrar/CEO.
Pharm. Ahmed has demonstrated sufficient capacity and capability on all assigned tasks. He is an effective Pharmacy Regulator with vast experience in Administration in the Public Service who has acquired over the years a great reputation for competence driven leadership with a fundamental focus for excellence.
After his mandatory one-year Internship at the General Hospital, Bida, and National Youth Service Corps with the State House Clinic, Presidency, Pharm. Ahmed joined the Civil Service of Niger State in 1994 as Pharmacist Grade 1 and rose through the ranks with calmness, maturity, and focused disposition to become an Assistant Chief Pharmacist before joining the Federal Public Service in June 2004.
The new Registrar is a renowned Hospital and Administrative Pharmacist who had served in various hospitals in his native Niger State. During this period, he was posted to General Hospital Mokwa, Rural Hospital Agaie and General Hospital Minna with a stint at the Central Medical Stores.
Pharm Ahmed was Head of Department, Registration and Licensing, and Pioneer Zonal Officer-in-charge PCN Abuja Zonal Office before he was posted to head the PRS Department. At various times, he was Head of Secretariat for many strategic Ad Hoc committees of PCN.
Pharm. Ahmed is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN) and has served the PSN in various capacities such as Council member, Chairman, Electoral Committee in two previous Annual National Conferences where elections were held for the Position of President of PSN alongside other members of the Executive Committee, an assignment which he delivered with his team excellently. He is also a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists (AHAPN), Excellent Service Award as well as Appreciation Award, all given by AHAPN National.
As a recognised player in the health sector, Pharm Ahmed is a Fellow of the West African Post Graduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP) where he remains till date a Resource Person for Part II students of the College. He has supervised several Dissertations for students of WAPCP leading to award of Fellowship and has been a Preceptor for Pharmacy Residency program. Pharm. Ahmed is also a Fellow of Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria and has served as a Resource Person for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA) for stakeholders in the Business Services Sector (Health Care).
Pharm. Ahmed has attended several courses both locally and internationally including ASCON’s Advanced Management Course, Executive Strategy Programme of the Lagos Business School (LBS), Quality Service Delivery and Acculturation also of the LBS, Leadership and Management in Health of the University of Washington, Policy Development and Advocacy for Global Health and Monitoring and Evaluation for Global Health both of the University of Washington, Strategic Management and Leadership in Health of the Amref International University, Nairobi, Kenya, trainings on Human Resource for Health, Supply Chain Management, harmonisation of training curriculum for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians in the sub- region among many others with the West Africa Health Organization to mention but a few. He has also participated in Conferences such as Annual Conferences of PSN, FIP World Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Annual General Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the WAPCP in Ghana, Liberia, The Gambia and Nigeria, International Conferences on Family Planning in Rwanda and Nigeria and numerous others.
Pharm. Ahmed has participated in the development of several policies such as National Drug Distribution Guidelines (NDDG), National Vaccine Policy, Snake Bite Policy, Human Resources for Health, National Health Policy, among others with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH).
Pharm. Ahmed, Renowned Pharmacist, Consultant and Administrator par excellence, is married with children.