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Day: 29 September 2020

‘Nigeria Needs Industrial Parks for Drug Manufacturing’

‘Nigeria Needs Industrial Parks for Drug Manufacturing’

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The National Chairman, Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria, Ignatius Anukwu, says the local pharmaceutical industry can produce many products of indigenous research that will not only meet the medical needs of Nigerians but also compete favourably in the international space. To achieve this objective, Anukwu said, the nation must bridge the huge infrastructural and skills gaps in drug manufacturing by establishing pharmaceutical manufacturing parks where drug research and manufacturing can take place with less difficulty. The NAIP, he said, is committed to consolidating the gains made in its advocacy for the establishment of the parks as effective means of bridging these gaps. In his address at the 23rd annual national conference of the NAIP, held in Kano recently, An...