Israeli govt, FG team up to fight fake drugs


By Chioma Obinna

To end production and distribution of sub-standard drugs in Nigeria, the Federal Government through the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, and the Embassy of the State of Israel in Nigeria, are building capacity of Nigerians on serialisation of products and pharmcovigilance.

File photo: Fake drugs about to be destroyed.

Speaking during the opening of a capacity workshop yesterday in Lagos, the Director General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye said the partnership between the two countries would help address the concerns of substandard and falsified medicines and strengthen pharmacovigilance activities in the country.

Adeyeye reiterated that for medicines to be manufactured, imported, distributed and sold in Nigeria, they must be registered with NAFDAC.

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She directed that all pharmaceutical companies that are desirous of marketing their products…

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