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14 Mar
Kano State Task Force committee on Fake, Counterfeit Drugs and unwholesome foods says it has seized and destroyed fake and counterfeit drugs
8 Mar
The Kano State Government says it has concluded plans for the establishment of a Drug Abuse Management Bureau, to enhance rehabilitation
27 Aug 2020
Recent reports indicate that the ongoing Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has led to scarcity and rise in prices of essential medicines, sanitisers, Personal Protective Equipment...
23 Mar 2020
The Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 32 pharmacies and patent medicine stores for offences bordering on illegal operation and operating beyond scope of practice.
17 Dec 2019
The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Professor Abubakar Rasheed has just announced the discovery of about 100 fake professors in Nigerian universities.
5 Dec 2019
Towards achieving self-reliance on essential drugs, stakeholders have reiterated the need to boost and improve local manufacturing of drugs in the country.
9 Aug 2019
Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods have sealed no fewer than 52 pharmacies, patent medicine shops, and unlicensed premises in Oshodi-Isolo, Alimosho and Somolu councils for illegal operation, among others.
2 May 2019
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…
25 Apr 2019
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.
5 Dec 2018
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…
13 Sep 2018
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.
28 Aug 2018
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…

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