The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC says it will strengthen its regulatory framework to enhance security in the nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain.
Director, Registration and Regulations of NAFDAC, Monica Eimunjeze, made the disclosure at the ongoing 2nd African GS1 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday in Lagos.
Eimunjeze spoke on the topic: “Strengthening Supply Chain Security’’.
She said the agency has a statutory responsibility to safeguard public health, stressing that NAFDAC had imbibed best international practices and aligned with global regulatory standards.
According to her, legal framework, regulatory oversight, deployment of technology and collaboration between national, regional and global partners will be strengthened to ensure supply chain security.
Eimunjeze said NAFDAC would continue to pursue quality, safety and efficacy in pharmaceutical products, adding that emphasis on quality was paramount in healthcare.