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NAFDAC Approves Three More COVID-19 Vaccines

NAFDAC Approves Three More COVID-19 Vaccines

The National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Thursday approved three COVID-19 vaccine variants for use in Nigeria. These are Moderna (Rovi Pharma Madrid, Spain); AstraZeneca AZD1222 [SK Bioscience Co Limited (Republic of Korea)]; and Sputnik V (Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia). In a statement, Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, director

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NAFDAC Approves Prof. Iwu’s COVID-19 Remedy for Clinical trial

There is light at the end of the tunnel for a homegrown solution to the COVID-19 pandemic as the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration, NAFDAC has approved IHP Detox Tea for clinical trials. [wpdiscuz-feedback id=”32ku2o4u0j” question=”Please leave a feedback on this” opened=”0″][/wpdiscuz-feedback] In a letter of approval signed by Ijeoma Nwankwo, director of

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Hungarian-Trained-Nigerian-Doctor’s Cure for Covid-19 Claim

A Port Harcourt-based diabetologist, Cornelius Ngochindo, has made a claim to discovering a medication that can prevent and cure the novel Coronavirus, Covid-19. Ngochindo, who was trained in Hungary, said he has already approached the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, to approve the medication got from scientific sources so that

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We Were Not Invited to Inspect Consignment of Rice to Oyo State – Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG

As the Oyo State consignment of rice from the Federal Government as part of palliatives to cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown remains enmeshed in controversy, the Director-General of the Nigeria Agency for Food, Drugs and Administration Control, NAFDAC, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye has said the agency was not in a position to explain what went


War Of The Bitters

There seems to be no respite yet for Nigerian manufacturers, especially brewers of herbal drinks whose trade has come under attack by imitators. That is why, when recently, Paul Orhii, director-general, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, alerted the nation that the agency would soon clamp down on unregistered herbal drinks,

USAID Accredits NAFDAC Laboratory

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID has presented the International Organization for Standardization quality certificate to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Central Drug Control Laboratory in Yaba, Lagos. The certification was presented by Michael Harvey, USAID’s Director in Nigeria, on Thursday, January 29. The certification is said to


NAFDAC Health Workers Suspend Strike

Health workers at the National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control have suspended their 14-day-old nationwide strike. Comrade Stephen Ibe, Chairman, Medical Health Workers Union, Federal Area Council, at a rally at the agency’s office in Lagos, said the union would renew the strike if the Federal Government does not fulfill its own

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