Lawmaker drums help for struggle in opposition to pretend medicine



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    Lawmaker drums help for struggle in opposition to pretend medicine

    By Joy Mbachi

    Mr Obinna Emenaka, member representing Anambra East Constituency within the State House of Assembly, has referred to as on authorities at ranges to double efforts at combating the manufacturing, sale and circulation of faux and adulterated medicine within the nation.

    Making the decision on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka, the assemblyman mentioned that the struggle have to be received to avoid wasting lives.

    Emenaka mentioned all tiers of presidency ought to type a typical entrance to guard the lives of residents by way of an aggressive struggle to stop additional lack of lives.

    He additionally urged Nigerians to embrace common precaution in opposition to the distribution and use of faux and substandard medicine.

    The legislator mentioned that correct identification of custodians and sources of medication ought to be created to curb the menace of faux medicine.

    Besides, Emenaka steered for the creation of an enabling setting for correct regulation within the sector.

    He famous that open drug market didn’t assure correct authentication of sources of medication and ought to be discouraged.

    He mentioned that new outlet ought to be launched to assist decongest the Onitsha Drug Market and supply quick access to real medicine for patent medication sellers, pharmacists and docs who had personal clinics.

    Emenaka mentioned such outfit would assist in the battle in opposition to pretend medicine.

    He additionally referred to as on the National Agency for Foods, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to take decisive actions in opposition to unwholesome medicine and merchandise.

    The lawmaker suggested Nigerians to acquire their medicine from dependable sources to keep away from consumption of faux and substandard medicine.