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Stop Patronizing Herbal Concoctions From Hawkers – NAFDAC
Drug Abuse, Health, News, Nigeria

Stop Patronizing Herbal Concoctions From Hawkers – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against patronizing hawkers who sale herbal concoctions. The NAFDAC DG Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said the herbal concoctions starts growing bacteria if kept for four to five days. She also said that even though the herbal concoctions have some medicinal properties, the bacteria can still be harmful to human health and possible kill the person if taken. She added that some herbal medicines works, but they need to go through proper research to determine the level people can consume it. She said; “For the liquid herbal concoctions, especially after four or five days, it starts growing bacteria. “Even if the herbal concoction has some medicinal properties, the bacteria will kill the ...
Nigeria To Commence Manufacturing of Vaccines Soon – NAFDAC
Food, Health, News, Nigeria

Nigeria To Commence Manufacturing of Vaccines Soon – NAFDAC

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has expressed confidence that Nigeria would soon start manufacturing vaccines, with the upgrading of existing laboratories across the country. She stated that achieving the ISO 9001 in June 2019, which is the world’s most recognised Quality Management System (QMS) standard, places the country in good standing to strive to get to maturity level three, which enables the country manufacture its own vaccines. Speaking during the NAFDAC’s Staff Recognition Award Ceremony for 2019 and 2020, where serving and retired staff were awarded for excellence and dedication, Prof. Adeyeye said, “NAFDAC is a leading national regulator in Africa. The Agency is driven by internation...