Nigeria

v. 19 – Q3 2021

Market Executive Summary In 2014, requirements to apply security labels allowing verification of serial numbers applicable for antimalarials and antibiotics were put in place. Otherwise, inactive market for serialization.
Key Dates
  • May 2020: Publication of the “Nigeria National Pharmaceutical Traceability Strategy” aiming for additional serialisation and traceability requirements and a 5-year roadmap. Proposed high-level milestones
    • Coding guidance within 6 to 12 months
    • Outline of traceability requirements within 12 to 18 months
    • Leading to implementation within 5 years
  • 2014: Security labels on antimalarials and antibiotics

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