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Don’t give babies, toddlers cough or cold syrup, Edo Health Ministry advises public

As NAFDAC confirms y of four medicines linked with death of 66 children Following a global alert over four cough syrups reportedly linked with the death of 66 children in

How bureaucratic bottleneck frustrates Nigerian  researchers – Afe Babalola 

Founder of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD, Aare Afe Babalola, SAN has expressed concern over the delay often experienced  during the process for clinical test and approval of locally made

NAFDAC begins crackdown on unapproved sex enhancing drugs

says herbal sex enhancing drugs are laced with cannabis, dangerous chemicals  THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has begun nationwide crackdown on producers

NAFDAC procures 73 utility vehicles to check fake drugs, unwholesome food products

  In its renewed efforts to rid the nation of falsified and counterfeit medicines, unwholesome food and cosmetic products, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC

NAFDAC bans registration of sachet alcoholic drinks

The National Agency for food and Administration Control (NAFDAC) has banned the registration of alcohol in sachets and glass bottles below 200ml. This is contained in a statement signed by the

Performance enhancing drugs may cause organ damage, sudden death, NAFDAC warns

Dangerous to healthy living The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has warned Nigerians to desist from using performance enhancing substances known as aphrodisiac in order

Nigeria destroys over 1 million expired COVID-19 vaccines in Abuja

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) alongside the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has destroyed one million, sixty-six thousand, two hundred and fourteen

NAFDAC accuses U.S., EU of ‘persistently rejecting Made in Nigeria food’

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for synergy amongst government agencies to end the rejection of made in Nigeria food products by the

NAFDAC destroys expired drugs, food products in North East

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed unwholesome foods and products worth N515.73 million in the North East. In a statement NAFDAC’s Resident Media

NAFDAC warns against using chemicals to enhance food, drinks

Apprehends Merchants of dangerous chemicals that killed three in Kano after consumption of adulterated Flavored drinks  The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC has warned Nigerians against

NAFDAC approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has granted emergency use authorization for the use of  COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. Director General

We have not approved Covid vaccine for use in Nigeria – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says no vaccine has been approved for use in Nigeria as it has not received any application for registration 

Drug development the Nigerian way

Policy grants approval based only on safety profile:  Use whether it works or not, as long as it’s safe for human consumption. Manufacturer to conduct clinical trial after drug hits

Sanofi signs pact with May & Baker for local drug production

 NAFDAC, PSN, NIROPHARM, PMG-MAN, others applaud The National Agency for Food & Drug Administration & Control (NAFDAC) has expressed strong support for the efforts by Sanofi, a multinational healthcare company,

Poisonous ‘Ponmo’: Lagos arrest 3

Warns  against purchase of foods from doubtful sources  Lagos State government said it has arrested three persons connected with the sale of toxic cow-skin popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ in Ojo

NAFDAC raises alert over fake anti-hypertension drug

ABUJA –  The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control has alerted the public on the circulation of a fake anti-hypertensive drug. NAFDAC’s Director General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, in a

NAFDAC intensifies awareness campaign on BMS marketing Code

• Partners Alive and Thrive FHI-360   • Organises workshop for health editors   In a bid to radically improve the knowledge, practice and attitude of Nigerians towards exclusive breast

NAFDAC returns to ports

● To intensify control of importation of narcotics,  hazardous chemical substances The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), today announced plans to return to the nation’s

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New NAFDAC DG unfolds agenda

Says “I come with an open mind and commitment to lead the agency” Abuja- Newly-appointed Director-General of the National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola

Health sector crisis worsens

NAFDAC,  NPHCDA staff, others shun work  States health workers may join strike next week ABUJA  –  Nigeria’s health systems may be heading for a major crisis in coming days as

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CRS endorses NAFDAC labs for Global Fund-sponsored programme implementation  

  Abuja – The recently accredited laboratories of National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, (N AFDAC)  have been endorsed by a principal recipient of Global Fund, Catholic

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NAFDAC gets ISO for Kaduna lab

• Agency reiterates commitment to mandate ABUJA – The Acting Director-General, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mrs Yetunde Oni, on Thursday reiterated the commitment of the

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No killer anti-malaria drug in Nigeria – NAFDAC

• Says Senate’s list of 42 drugs banned by EU are monotherapies already phased out in the country The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) today reacted

NAFDAC  DG meets Indian professional forum

… explains new e-Regulatory process The e-Regulatory registration process of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) was brought into focus at the weekend as a non–profit association

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FG declares Coke products safe for human consumption

The Federal Government has given Fanta, Sprite and other drinks produced by the Nigerian bottling company a clean bill of health saying they are fit for human consumption. A release

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