• Beware! We Can’t Vouch For Herbal Drugs, says NAFDAC

    Beware! We Can’t Vouch For Herbal Drugs, says NAFDAC

    The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that it cannot guarantee the efficacy of herbal drugs and products being sold across the country.

    It said the certification number issued for some herbal drugs and products was only to confirm that these products were fit for human consumption.

    NAFDAC Director of Special Duties, Alhaji Abubakar Jimoh, who made these facts known in Minna, Niger State, on Monday at a stakeholders’ forum declared that the organization did not have […]

  • Health Minister endorses use of herbal drugs

    Health Minister endorses use of herbal drugs

    Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health has frowned on the importation of mosquito nets and directed that they should be produced locally in the country.

    He endorsed the use of herbal drugs and recommended that they should be produced under the supervision of the Nigerian Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control.

    Speaking at the presentation of “NAFDAC Guidelines 2016” on Tuesday in Abuja, the minister said billions of “hard-earned” money […]