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Nigeria will Profit from Local Manufacturing of Drugs

Nigeria will Profit from Local Manufacturing of Drugs

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The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday in Ibadan, Oyo State, said that local production of drugs would boost employment opportunities in the health sector and enhance quality control in drugs distribution. The minister spoke at the international conference of the Centre for Drugs Discovery, Development and Production. The conference had the theme, ‘Improving Access to Quality Medicine through Appropriate Legislation and Policy.’ He was represented at the event by a director in the ministry, Mrs Modupe Chukwuma. “I support local production of drugs because I know that it will boost employment opportunities in the health sector, and by extension in the country,” said the minister. He added, “Production of drugs in Nigeria has provided opportunity for the ministry to ha