Institute develops verification protocol to improve drug security
Director General, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research & Development (NIPRD), Dr. Obi Adigwe, has said his agency’ s phytomedicines verification and validation protocol would bring about drug security in Nigeria.
How NIPRD is redefining African traditional medicines’ response to COVID-19 — DG
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) says its research and development activities have redefined response of African traditional medicines to the COVID-19 pandemic. NIPRD Director-General, Dr Obi Adigwe, made this known in a statement on Sunday, ahead of the forthcoming African Traditional Medicine Day commemoration, on August 31. The theme for the…
FG pledges to lift herbal medicine
The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to promote herbal medicine according to international best practices and standards, in order to cure different ailments that defy conventional medicine.
Poor funding, weak regulation cripple efforts to develop traditional medicine
Today, August 31, is the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD). The commemoration of the ATMD coincides with the date, August 31, 2000, on which the ministers of health adopted the relevant resolution...
NIPRD seeks collaboration with NCC on health database
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) is seeking for engagement with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on an online health database.
Medicines’ security: Consolidating health access gains and catalysing national development in 2018
The recent reprioritisation of American Policy has identified Economic Security as critical to America’s National Security.