Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye
has criticised the overdependence on importation in Nigeria.
the only thing Nigerian pharmaceutical companies do not import is water.
overdependence on importation has affected the availability of medical supplies
in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
thing that the pharmaceutical companies do not import is water.
cannot manufacture ingredients, whether active or non-active in the country
without support from the government.
pharmaceutical industries without training the personnel; without having solid
We have two or three companies now that are going to be making some
thing, but it is also the worst thing that could have happened to Nigeria.
need for increased local production in Nigeria.
a better future for health sector and pharmaceutical as Coronavirus has drawn
the attention of the government to the health sector.
Nigeria because COVID-19 woke us up from our comatose state as a country. The
health sector was neglected for decades and what the Buhari administration is
doing right now is phenomenal.”
a result of COVID-19 has garnered support and financial contribution from the