Why NAFDAC is still battling fake drugs, by DG
Director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye has said that improving local manufacturing of drugs can solve the problem of fake drugs across the country. Adeyeye, addressing newsmen in Lagos yesterday said that the National Drug Policy (NDP) was designed to make available at all times…
Furore over rise in fake drugs-induced deaths, treatment failures worldwide
A recent global report published in in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene alerted to a global pandemic of fake drugs killing children and adults worldwide.
Dickson moves to stop fake drugs in Bayelsa
To outsmart fake drug dealers in Bayelsa State, Governor Seriake Dickson has directed the commissioner for health and acting head of service to ensure that all public health institutions in the state get their supplies from the state-owned facility. The governor, who demonstrated his commitment towards the fight against fake drugs, had inspected pharmaceutical products…
Addressing concerns over rise in fake drugs
The global health challenges caused by poor quality medicines and approaches to achieving quality-assured medicines in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) like Nigeria has remained a huge burden.
Pharmacists, NAFDAC partner against fake drugs
National President of Association of Community Pharmacist of Nigeria (ACPN), Samuel Adekola, has disclosed partnership with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to tackle fake drugs. He made the call when he led his executives for a thanksgiving at All Christian Fellowship Ministry, FUTA Assembly, Akure after their election in…
‘We have no hands in fake drugs distribution’
We are if I may say so, the first contact for majority of sick people at the grassroots level. This is because of our presence in the 774 local government areas in the country.
Enlisting technology on war against fake drugs
Enlisting technology in the war against fake and counterfeit medicines is a great initiative that is paying off and safeguarding precious lives.