FG expresses readiness to support research to boost local manufacture of medicine, vaccines.

Federal Government has expressed its readiness to support research to boost innovative local manufacturing of medicines and vaccines in Nigeria.
Special Adviser to the President on Health, Dr. Salma Anas-Kolo made this known at a webinar organized by the Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development Dr. Obi Adigwe, with the support of the European Union and the Bulgarian Government.
The Presidential aide noted that 1 of the pillars of President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope for Nigerians in the health sector, is improving and increasing domestic research to support innovative local manufacturing of Medicine, Technology and Vaccines to achieve equity and quality health services for all.

She stated that the Federal government intends to work with the stakeholders and ensure increased funding for local research for new drugs, vaccines and disease epidemiology, determining best approaches to disease management within our local context.