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Nigeria to Manufacture In-vitro Diagnostic, Vaccines, Other Medical Devices

Federal Government has revealed plans to begin domestic manufacturing of in-vitro diagnostics, IVDs, generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and other medical devices critical to unlocking Nigeria’s health care value chain.

Minister of Health, Muhammad Ali Pate, disclosed this through his official X account, yesterday (Wednesday).

He stated that Tinubu’s administration is committed to stimulating local production of in-vitro diagnostics and biologics in Nigeria.

“We are moving forward in 2024 to unlock Nigeria’s healthcare value chains, inspired by Mr President.

“Domestic manufacturing of in-vitro diagnostics (IVDs), generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biologics, and medical devices is critical to advancing the health and wellbeing of all Nigerians,” he said.