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close this bookNational Drug Policy - Nigeria (FMOH, WHO; 2005; 32 pages)
View the documentFOREWORD
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentACRONYMS
View the document1.0 INTRODUCTION
View the document2.0 DEFINITION
View the document3.0 GOALS OF THE NATIONAL DRUG POLICY
View the document4.0 OBJECTIVES OF THE NATIONAL DRUG POICY
View the document5.0. TARGETS OF THE NATIONAL DRUG POLICY
Open this folder and view contents6.0 STRATEGIES FOR IMPLEMENTING THE NATIONAL DRUG POLICY
 

ACRONYMS

CIDA

Canadian International Development Agency

DFID

Department for International Development

DIC

Drug Information Centre

DRA

Drug Regulatory Authority

DRF

Drug Revolving Fund

DTC

Drugs and Therapeutic Committee

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

EDL

Essential Drugs List

EVDL

Essential Veterinary Drugs List

FMOH

Federal Ministry of Health

GMP

Good Manufacturing Practices

INN

International Non-Proprietary Names

LGA

Local Government Area

MDCN

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria

NAFDAC

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

NCN

Nursing Council of Nigeria

NDF

National Drug Formulary

NDLEA

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

NDP

National Drug Policy

NEMA

National Emergency Management Agency

NIMR

National Institute for Medical Research

NIPRD

National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

NPI

National Programme on Immunisation

NUC

National Universities Commission

OTC

Over the Counter

PCN

Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria

PMG-MAN

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Group of the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria

PPMVL

Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors Licence

QC

Quality Control

RMRDC

Raw Materials Research and Development Council

SMOH

State Ministry of Health

STG

Standard Treatment Guidelines

SVTG

Standard Veterinary Treatment Guidelines

TB

Tuberculosis

TRIPS

Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

UNODCCP

United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

VCN

Veterinary Council of Nigeria

VDF

Veterinary Drug Formulary

VRI

Veterinary Research Institute

WHO

World Health Organisation

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