Oyogist.com Reports that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has set up a pharmaceutical traceability strategy document to fight the menace of Substandard and Falsified medical products.
This was disclosed during a statement signed by the agency’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, issued to newsmen in Abuja. She penned that the document strategy was to prevent the loss and diversion, as well as improve NAFDAC’s regulatory control of medicine supply chain in the country.
“The mission of NAFDAC is a daunting task in the face of the chaotic drug distribution system currently existing in Nigeria. The pharmaceutical traceability strategy document presents NAFDAC’s priority objectives that will guide the development of a comprehensive operational plan.
“It will also contribute to strengthening the existing regulatory and legal framework required to publish and enforce a traceability regulation and related guideline.“The launch of this strategy document is the first step in positioning Nigeria as a leader in driving traceability of pharmaceutical products in Africa.”