Analytical Research
Contextualizing Research Processes
Private Sector Engagement
Private Section Engagement on RUTFs at the Presidential Villa
FG Appoints Board for NIPRD
The Hon. Minister of State for Health in handshake with the newly appointed Board Chair
Research and Development
Human Virology Laboratory
DG, NIPRD in a chat with HMSH
Stakeholders Meeting
DG, NIPRD with Perm Sec, FMOH and Chairman, Senate Committee on Health
Partnership Development
Dr Adigwe presenting a Business Feasibility Plan on CPP to the Kaduna State Government
NIPRD Laboratory Complex
Head office of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development
Private Sector Engagement
Dr Obi Adigwe, arguably the most collaborative Director General and Chief Executive
Prof Yemi Osinbajo with Dr. John Alfa and Dr. Obi Adigwe shortly after declaring the All-stakeholders'Int'l Conference on COVID-19 (ASICC-19) open

Welcome message from the Director General / CEO

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…
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The conceptualization of NIPRD HEEAD is a direct response to the gap in the Health Sector. This approach ensures a robust and comprehensive engagement with seminal and topical issues, in a manner that is contextual enough to expeditiously impact on our people’s health.

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