NAFDAC blames substandard drugs for Nigeria’s MDGs failures by Abel Krabee

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has blamed continuous circulation of substandard drugs for the difficulty by Nigeria government to record appreciable marks on the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Director General of NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii said at a seminar  entitled, “Fight Against Fake and Substandard Regulated Products: A Fight for All”,  organized by  Christabel International, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), and NAFDAC for patent medicine dealers in Ughelli and Asaba, Delta State that the problem of fake and counterfeit medicines in the country continued to frustrate the efforts of the government in achieving MDGs, four, five and six, and public health in general. Read more

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