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The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) is a Federal Government Parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Health. The Agency was established by Government Order No. 33 Vol. 74 of 11th June 1987 Part B under the Science and Technology Act Cap 276. It became functional in the year 1989. In 2001 following a Federal Executive Council decision, NIPRD was moved to the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), with a huge investment in scientific equipment and human resources.
NIPRD is the only one of its kind in the Region, and is statutorily charged with the responsibility for research and development of drugs, vaccines, phytomedicines, commodities, and diagnostics aimed at improving sustainable access to safe, affordable and high-quality healthcare. Read more…
As part of the Institute’s Human Capacity Development policy, the progressive and innovative Director General, Dr Obi Adigwe gave the nod for the Information and
Phytomedicine Training Conference (Adamawa Edition) At least no fewer than 80 traditional herbal medicine Practitioners were trained on Phytomedicine in Yola by the National Institute