Browsing: Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel

Those inducted were the Director-General, Nigerian Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel; former Deputy Provost, University of Lagos, Prof. Herbert Coker; one-time national pharmaceutical advisor, World Health Organisation, Dr. Ogori Taylor; first African woman to bag the fellowship of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists in the US and Professor of Pharmaceutics

The Director-General of NIPRD, Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, noted at the event with the theme: strengthening the research and commercialisation of NIPRD phytomedicine, that estimated world market for herbal medicine based on traditional knowledge is $60 billion, which is 30 per cent of world pharmaceutical sales, adding that Africa accounts for only 1.2 per cent of the world’s total