Enugu PSN Urges Pharmaceutical Manufacturers To Scale-up Operations
For the pharmaceutical industry to make meaningful impact on national development, stakeholders must ensure the viability and expansion of local drug production, as recent statistics has shown that the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector contributes less than 1% to national Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Pharm. Jasper Chika Onyeka, has said.
Pharm. Onyeka, who was the keynote speaker at the 2016 annual conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Enugu State Branch themed:”Contributions of the pharmaceutical manufacturers to the development of the economy”, noted that if the trend persists, it has a lot of negative implications on the citizenry as well as the nation as a whole.