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NPHCDA DISSOCIATE ITSELF FROM SUBSTANDARD DRUG REPORT

NPHCDA dissociate itself from substandard drug report.

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency dissociates itself from a newspaper report where a statement that over 70% of drugs dispensed in Nigeria are substandard was credited to the Executive Director of the Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib.

A statement fromThe public relations unit of the agency states that the Executive Director never made such a pronouncement anywhere.

Head of Public Relations Mohammad Ohitoto explains that the NPHCDA Chief Executive is aware that drug administration and monitoring are outside the Agency’s mandate and would therefore be incorrect to quote him as making the assertion that 7 out of every 10 drugs in Nigeria are substandard.

NPHCDA he says has re-examined all external materials and online platforms, towards ensuring that that this inaccurate information is stopped in its tracks.

NPHCDA DISSOCIATE ITSELF FROM SUBSTANDARD DRUG REPORT

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