Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has inaugurated Body of Experts, BoE of the CBN Healthcare Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme HSRDIS
Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye heads CBN HSRDIS
The BOE is to review and evaluate submitted research proposals and provide recommendations for financing the identified Research and development proposals.
CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele said Healthcare Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme is to address challenges that limit Research and Development investment in the healthcare sector.
According to the CBN governor, 20 projects valued at 26.278 Billion naira have been funded under the 100 billion naira credit support intervention for the healthcare industry.
CBN HSRDIS is designed to increase Nigeria’s research and development activities to support the development of validated Nigerian made vaccines, drugs and herbal medicines.