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PSN seeks National Rehabilitation Centre

Worried by the alarming rate of drug abuse in Nigeria, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) said it is working on a proposal for the establishment of National Rehabilitation Centre for Drug Abuse to be presented to both the legislative and executive arms of the Federal Government. “We are leaving no stone unturned in our drive to eradicate drug abuse and ...

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ADDRESS BY PROF MOJISOLA CHRISTIANAH ADEYEYE AT OFFICIAL RECEPTION AS DIRECTOR GENERAL (NAFDAC). NAFDAC CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA

Protocol: Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great pleasure to meet with all of you today on my assumption of office as the Director-General of NAFDAC. Let me start by appreciating the warm reception given to me as many of you are meeting me for the very first time. Your presence here signifies your readiness to join in charting ...

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Northern Group condemns appointment of Adeyeye as NAFDAC DG

A group, Healthy Drugs Promoters Network (HEDPET), has condemned the recent appointment of Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye as the substantive Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). It said the appointment is insensitive to the condition of incessant drug abuse plaguing the northern part of the country. At an emergency meeting held in ...

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Saving Lives through Local Drug Production

Having access to adequate healthcare is a major challenge in Nigeria as nearly two-thirds of the populace lives below the poverty line. Jonathan Eze examines the feat of FIDSON Pharmaceutical in bridging the gap with affordable and quality drugs The need for increased capacity in local drug production has been well recognised and it cannot be overemphasised. Such capacity should ...

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NAFDAC slashes registration fee by 50 percent – Christiana Adeyeye

Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Christiana Adeyeye, said that the agency had reviewed downward all products’ registration fees payable by operators of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, in the country by 50 percent. The director general also stipulated 90 days as the period within which all registration processes should ...

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NAFDAC seizes contraband in Onitsha

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday uncovered 30 different banned and unregistered products worth millions of naira in Onitsha, Anambra, an official has said. Mrs Christiana Essenwa, a Deputy Director of NAFDAC, said this when she conducted newsmen round the uncompleted building where the contraband were discovered. She listed some of the banned ...

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Fake Drugs Return To Streets With A Vengeance

Fake drugs are not a recent development. Like anything counterfeit, they are almost as old as real medicine. All over the world, drug counterfeiting is a potentially deadly phenomenon, but the situation may be actually worse in Nigeria as we have a tendency to be reactive to problems instead of proactive. In Nigeria, fake drugs undermine every aspect of medical treatment and health care delivery and are a major ...

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PSN hails Buhari for appointing Adeyeye as NAFDAC DG

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the appointment of Prof. Moji Adeyeye as the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. The appointment of Adeyeye, a professor of Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing Science and Drug Product Evaluation, College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University, United States, was announced on Tuesday. Her appointment, which ...

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Newer Technologies to Stop Fake Drugs

Experts have called for the adoption of newer technologies in Nigeria such as mass serialization and blockchain to reduce the incidence of fake and counterfeit medicines. In blockchain, the company’s strategy is to assign each product as an asset and add them to the blockchain. Each item will be given a unique number (hash) that will be verified through the ...

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NAFDAC DG Appointment: President Buhari made good on his promise and Pharmacists are glad!

I write to convey the depth of the appreciation of the NEC, Council and entire membership of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR on the appointment of a distinguished pharmacist, Prof. (Mrs.) Moji Christianah Adeyeye as the substantive Director General/Chief Executive Officer of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) ...

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