A PRESENTATION ON NATIONAL DRUG POLICY AND SUPPLY CHAIN SRATEGIES BY JOYCE UGWU MRS Deputy Director, Drug & Vaccine Development, Federal Ministry Of Health, Abuja . 16 TH APRIL 2008. INTRODUCTION.
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A PRESENTATIONONNATIONAL DRUG POLICY AND SUPPLY CHAIN SRATEGIESBY JOYCE UGWU MRSDeputy Director, Drug & Vaccine Development, Federal Ministry Of Health, Abuja.16TH APRIL 2008
populace adequate supplies of drugs that are affordable, safe and of good quality
NDP is to:
controls of importation, procurement, storage, distribution, supply, sale and use of drugs.
compounding & formulation of pharmaceutical products.
Inspection , Registration etc. to ensure good quality and efficacy of drugs as well as good pharmacy practice.
Procurement : The various Health programs
Procure drugs individually ie fragmentation of procurement.
HIV/AIDS --- ARVs
RBM ---- ACTs
TB ---- Anti TB and OIs
based on treatment outcomes eg. Stavudine is almost being replaced by zidovudine.
USAID and others.
Vital role e.g programme is planning to shift from Ethambutol 400mg/ Isoniazid 150mg to Rifampicin 150mg/Isoniazid 75mg combination for continuation phase of category 1 case because of high failure rate with Ethambutol/Isoniazid combination.
Section 6.1 Product selection objectives:
Manufactures/ Importers – Wholesalers – Retailers.
ensure compliance with quality assurance provisions.