NAFDAC – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:08:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg NAFDAC – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Incoherence on Covid19 drug between NAFDAC and PaxHerbal – Chido Nwakanma https://thenewsguru.com/columnist/incoherence-on-covid19-drug-between-nafdac-and-paxherbal-chido-nwakanma/ Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:08:01 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=263187 By Chido Nwakanma Ineffective communication between two significant players in the health sector muddied the waters Saturday 11 July concerning the otherwise positive news of the development of a licensed Nigerian medication against aspects of Covid19. It showed what can go wrong in communication of sensitive matters such as those requiring the approval and consent […]

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Reps urge Fed Govt to return SON, NAFDAC to ports https://thenewsguru.com/news/reps-urge-fed-govt-to-return-son-nafdac-to-ports/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/reps-urge-fed-govt-to-return-son-nafdac-to-ports/#respond Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:35:20 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=258143 Members of the House of Representatives have called on the Federal Government to reconsider its earlier decision barring the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) from operating at the nation’s seaports.   The lower chamber maintained that the two key agencies are needed at the […]

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NAFDAC, WHO raise alarm over fake COVID-19 drugs in circulation https://thenewsguru.com/news/nafdac-who-raise-alarm-over-fake-covid-19-drugs-in-circulation/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/nafdac-who-raise-alarm-over-fake-covid-19-drugs-in-circulation/#respond Thu, 04 Jun 2020 05:00:41 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=256376 As the world anxiously await a cure for COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday raised the alarm over the rising number of adulterated medical products in the markets. They specifically mentioned Chloroquine as one of such products that have been […]

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NAFDAC stops firms from using COVID-19 to promote brands https://thenewsguru.com/news/nafdac-stops-firms-from-using-covid-19-to-promote-brands/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/nafdac-stops-firms-from-using-covid-19-to-promote-brands/#respond Sat, 09 May 2020 09:03:03 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=251912 The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has warned infant foods producing companies from using the coronavirus pandemic as a means to promote their brands. It gave this order in a statement on, “COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and guidance note to companies that donate or market breastmilk substitutes for infants.” NAFDAC stated that […]

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BREAKTHROUGH! NCDC awaits NAFDAC to make COVID-19 treatment available for Nigerians https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breakthrough-ncdc-awaits-nafdac-to-make-covid-19-treatment-available-for-nigerians/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breakthrough-ncdc-awaits-nafdac-to-make-covid-19-treatment-available-for-nigerians/#respond Sun, 03 May 2020 21:51:42 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=250947 …NCDC DG says objectives of COVID-19 lockdown were achieved …Talks more on community transmission, says there are different outbreaks of COVID-19 in Nigeria Director General (DG) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has said conversations to enable Nigerians to gain access to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment have started. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) […]

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NAFDAC clears air on discovery, approval of COVID-19 drugs, vaccines in Nigeria https://thenewsguru.com/news/nafdac-clears-air-on-discovery-approval-of-covid-19-drugs-vaccines-in-nigeria/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/nafdac-clears-air-on-discovery-approval-of-covid-19-drugs-vaccines-in-nigeria/#respond Sat, 02 May 2020 15:56:40 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=250756 The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19. The Director General of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said in a statement on Saturday that NAFDAC had not granted approval for any vaccine for the treatment and cure of […]

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NAFDAC issues regulatory control to curtail COVID-19 spread https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/nafdac-issues-regulatory-control-to-curtail-covid-19-spread/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/nafdac-issues-regulatory-control-to-curtail-covid-19-spread/#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:06:02 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=242695 The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has put up control measures for its operations to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. The was contained in a statement by the Director-General of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, on Tuesday in Abuja. According to Adeyeye, the measures are aimed at ensuring […]

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COVID-19: Chloroquine may cause more harm than good, says Lagos Govt. https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/covid-19-chloroquine-may-cause-more-harm-than-good-says-lagos-govt/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/covid-19-chloroquine-may-cause-more-harm-than-good-says-lagos-govt/#respond Fri, 20 Mar 2020 18:13:17 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=242040 The Lagos State Government has said popular malaria drug, chloroquine, approved by the U.S. for treatment of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has significant side effects and should not be used without medical supervision, stressing it may cause more harm than good. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the U.S. on Thursday approved chloroquine, for the treatment of Coronavirus (COVID-19), […]

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Coronavirus: NAFDAC approves Chloroquine production for clinical trial https://thenewsguru.com/news/coronavirus-nafdac-approves-chloroquine-production-for-clinical-trial/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/coronavirus-nafdac-approves-chloroquine-production-for-clinical-trial/#respond Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:44:25 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=242010 The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the production of Chloroquine for clinical trials in tackling the deadly Coronavirus. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, agency’s Director-General, who spoke in Lagos on Friday, stated that NAFDAC was not approving Chloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19 but for clinical trials to find treatment […]

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Four years unaudited accounts of NAFDAC, Reps summon Orhi, Adeyeye https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/four-years-unaudited-accounts-of-nafdac-reps-summon-orhi-adeyeye/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/four-years-unaudited-accounts-of-nafdac-reps-summon-orhi-adeyeye/#respond Wed, 11 Mar 2020 18:06:48 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=240522 The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned  summoned former and current director general of National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Paul Orhi and Mojisola Adeyeye respectively to appear before it Tuesday next week. Chairman of the committee, Hon Oluwole Oke gave the directive on Wednesday in Abuja following NAFDAC’s […]

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