WHO Certification Puts Nigerian Pharmaceutical Industry in Global Watch by Odinaka Anudu | Business Day


The Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification given to three local drug firms by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has put the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry in the global eye. The WHO had, after audits and inspections by its pre-qualification team on October 15, certified Evans Pharmaceutical Limited, May & Baker Pharmaceutical Limited and Chi Pharmaceutical Limited to produce international drugs locally. The three drug makers now join Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited, which had earlier obtained the certification, thus putting the number of local pharma firms with the WHO GMP to four. Read more

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