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The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Olumide Akintayo, on Saturday said at least 62 illegal patent medicine stores had been sealed in Lagos State since February. Mr. Akintayo said that the stores were sealed during raids by
Sachdev affirmed that Nigeria could actually meet the target of being among the 20 leading economies by 2020. He said by 2050, his country would have become the most populous, overtaking China, and the second or third largest economy in the world.
Dr. Paul Orhii, yesterday said that Nigeria has the largest market for counterfeit drugs in developing countries. Orientation Camp, said the country also has the highest purchasing power of such drugs. He said to encourage local production of drugs,
B also established against them, a case of insubordination for failure to respond to lawful query issued to them. The letter further reads: "The committee therefore recommends your dismissal from service in accordance with the provisions of the Civil
Nigerians on the proliferation of fake St Louis sugar in the markets. The sugar which was said to have been smuggled from Cotonou had been consumed by a number of unsuspecting Nigerians without the slightest knowledge of the hazard it represents.
War Against Fake Drugs - NAFDAC's Truscan to the Rescue Victoria Ojeme 20 November 2011 Barely a year after the introduction of the Mass Authentication Service (MAS) Truscan technology that enables consumers to enter twelve digit numbers and send
Lax Laws Fail to Punish Drug Counterfeiting Judd-Leonard Okafor 8 November 2011 Head of Nigeria's food and drug regulating body says the country's laws are lax about treating drug counterfeiting as a crime and punishing it appropriately.
The agency says approvals it gives to herbal medicine makers are simply a "listing status", covering safety requirements but not efficacy standards.
FG, China Team up on Drug Counterfeiters Ruby Leo And Judd-Leonard Okafor 3 November 2011 Nigeria and China are to sign a memorandum in early 2012 allowing food and drug regulators in both countries to work together against drug counterfeiting.
NMA 25 October 2011 Misdiagnosis of patients sometimes occurs because some hospitals lacked the required tools, the President of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Dr Omede Idris has said. "Misdiagnosis or wrong diagnosis will not be there if the