Nigeria insists on mobile authentication of medicines by Phil Taylor | Securing Industry


IP NewsNigeria’s medicines regulatory authority has started enforcing a requirement for antimalarial and antibiotic drugs to deploy a text message-based authentication system.  The clampdown fulfills a pledge made by Dr. Paul Orhii when he was re-appointed for another five-year term as director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Control (NAFDAC) in January of this year to expand usage of the Medicines Authentication System (MAS). Read more

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