Sanofi, May & Baker sign pact for local production of safe medicines

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By Chioma Obinna & Chinelo Azike

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In line with the policy direction by the Federal Government to ensure national drug security through self-sufficiency in the supply of essential medicines, two pharmaceutical giants, Sanofi and May & Baker Nigeria. Plc weekend signed a contract for local production of Sanofi’s products in Nigeria by May & Baker.

Speaking during the signing ceremony, the General Manager Rx and Country Chair, Sanofi Nigeria – Ghana, Ms Folake  Odediran, said they understand that local sourcing of essential medicines was central to achieving the government’s objectives, and remain committed to the noble aspiration of Nigeria’s dream.

“The formal signing of a manufacturing agreement with May & Baker is proof of the commitment to localisation. We will continue to contribute our quota toward the availability of very efficacious, high-quality made-in-Nigeria medicines.

She said the agreement would increase availability and more importantly, quality. It…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper