American Council, NAFDAC partner on regulatory, business environment reforms
The American Business Council has sought for partnership with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to promote regulatory environment that would enable businesses thrive in the country. The Chief Executive Officer, American Business Council, Margaret Olele said, as a Council which aims at promoting Nigeria-America economic partnership, it seeks to…
NAFDAC wants personnel at entry points to check illicit drug
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for the deployment of its personnel in ports and entry points to check influx of illicit drugs into the country.
NAFDAC warns against removing drugs from exclusive legislative list
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned that removing drugs and poisons from the exclusive legislative list will raise the prevalence of counterfeit medicines and other drug related offences.
Intelligence crucial to monitoring drug distribution, says firm’s boss
The proliferation of fake and substandard medical products has continued to pose serious threat to global public health.
NAFDAC cautions media against illegal advertisement of pharmaceutical products
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned the media over the advertisement of pharmaceutical products without confirmation from the agency. The Director General of the agency, Prof. Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye disclosed this at a press briefing, while its arraigned suspected drug peddlers over sales and distribution of falsified pharmaceutical…
How substandard postnatal bleeding drug fuels maternal deaths, by USP study
A recent study has shown how substandard drug used to stop post partum haemorrhage (PPH) fuels maternal deaths in Nigeria. Earlier studies had identified PPH as the leading cause of maternal mortality across the country. To address this menace, the National Agency for Food Drug Administration (NAFDAC) with the support from United States Pharmacopeia (USP),…
NAFDAC shuts 24 bakeries in Borno over illegal, unhygienic practices
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down 24 bakeries in Maiduguri metropolis of Borno State for illegal operations and unhygienic baking practices. Addressing journalists at a news conference yesterday, coordinator of the agency, Nasiru Mato, disclosed that the bakeries were operating without licenses and non-adherence to guidelines and standards…
NAFDAC intercepts two trucks of Tramadol
Two trucks fully loaded with tramadol have been intercepted by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The Director-General of NAFDAC, Moji Adeyeye, disclosed this yesterday at the public launch of drug related health policies and guidelines in Abuja. Adeyeye, a professor, said the impounded Tramadol would have been sold to youth.…
Firm introduces chocolate spread with cocoa, hazelnut
A chocolate spread with cocoa and hazelnut, Choco nutto, has been introduced into the Nigerian market.
NAFDAC director calls for establishment of test-labs in states
The National Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday canvassed the establishment of test-laboratories across the 36 states to help in effective monitoring of foods and drugs.