Nigeria’s Food and Drug Agency Receives Laboratory Accreditation from USAID


On January 29, 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Director, Michael T. Harvey presented the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) with the International Organization for Standardization quality certificate for the Agency’s Central Drug Control Laboratory in Yaba, Lagos as part of USAID’s ongoing effort to promote quality medicines in Nigeria. Nigeria was previously selected among 50 countries to receive technical and financial assistance through USAID’s $110 million “Promoting the Quality of Medicines” program, which is implemented by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention.

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