Saturday, 18 May 2013 21:44

DIRECTOR GENERAL

Dr Paul Botwev Orhii obtained his degree in Medicine from the Stavropol State Medical Institute, Russia in 1989 and has a Ph.D in Chrono-Neuropsychopharmacology. He is also a licensed Attorney and Counselor at Law.

He has worked as a lecturer, teaching pharmacology to medical students at the University of Jos, Nigeria and, as a Biomedical Scientist, supervising work conducted by graduate students, research assistants and volunteers at the University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.

He has authored and co-authored several scientific publications and before his appointment, worked as a Pharmaceutical Litigator. Dr. Orhii was appointed Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on 13th January, 2009. He is currently Vice Chairman of the International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (IMPACT).

 

NAFDAC INNOVATIONS

 
National Collaborations

Inter-Agency collaboration is at an all time high with other government agencies, professional...

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International Collaboration

Within the Africa region, we are also fostering and supporting greater co-operation and...

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Capacity Building

This has been made a top priority through human resource capacity development, upgrade of our...

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Upgrading Nafdac Laboratories

  On 15th October 2010, His Excellency, the President and Commander in Chief of the Federal...

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WHO Prequalification

We have actively encouraged the local pharmaceutical industry to work towards attaining WHO...

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Law Review

Reviewing NAFDAC laws to make more of a deterrent. The current law stipulates a fine of N500, 000...

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Cutting-Edge Technologies

NAFDAC is spearheading global efforts in the use of Cutting- Edge Technologies to fight...

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