National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), an organisation set up to safeguard public health by ensuring that only the right quality drugs, food and other regulated products are manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, distributed, sold and used, recently introduced National Drug Distribution Guidelines. Director General of the agency, Dr. Paul Orhii, spoke to Emeka Anuforo in Abuja about the policy, efforts to get some Nigerian drug manufacturers Prequalified by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a N200 billion drug production fund, among other issues.
A Federal High Court in Lagos, will on April 17, continue hearing in a case against Barewa Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, charged with the production of an alleged killer teething syrup, “My Pikin”. The National Agency […]
WOMEN seeking emergency oral contraception and their partners should beware as fake products have flooded the Nigerian market, just as the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has, for the third […]
As part of efforts to reduce an estimated 100 million malaria cases with over 300,000 deaths per year in the country, the United States Government (USG) has provided $73 million (N11.68 billion) to support the […]