Fake Drug War Receives A Boost As Court Convicts Producers Of Killer Syrup
The war against fake drugs and other substandard regulated products being wagged by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) received a boost recently as a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos convicted the manufacturers of My Pikin Baby Teething Mixture that killed 84 children in 2008 to fourteen (14) years imprisonment.
NAFDAC DG ISSUES DISCLAIMER FOR FACEBOOK!
The Director – General of NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii has raised alarm over the activities of internet fraudsters who have established a facebook account in his name with the aim of duping unsuspecting Nigerians.The fraudsters have put up a fake facebook account in the name of Dr. Paul Orhii requesting prospective contractors to pay the sum of N250, 000.00 (two hundred and fifty thousand naira) in order to get jobs from NAFDAC.
NAFDAC/USP Collaborate on Road Map to Strengthen Medicine Quality
In what international experts on quality of medicine have described as a groundbreaking development, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), with the assistance of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have agreed to work on a road map that will act as a guide towards ensuring the quality monitoring of medicines in Nigeria.