The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has deployed its officials to all ports and select markets to check for some drugs imported from China which are suspected to have been made from the flesh of babies or foetuses.
The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye said, “NAFDAC was informed by the Federal Ministry of Health on Thursday of some Chinese drugs that contain human remains. I immediately alerted the agency’s Ports Inspection Directorate to be on the lookout (for these) at our ports and borders since the drugs may be brought into the country as small packages.
“The Pharmacovigilance and Post-Marketing Directorate has also been alerted to conduct surveillance in our markets. The Registration and Regulatory Affairs Directorate is also on the lookout.”
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