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PROGRAMMES COMMENCING IN 2021/2022 SESSION
Masters Programme (M.Sc.)
1. Herbal Medicine
2. Drug Development
3. Regulatory Science
4. Pharmacovigilance
5. Biomedical Toxicology
Masters in Philosophy (M.Phil.)
1. Regulatory Science
2. Pharmacovigilance
3. Biomedical Toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
1. Regulatory Science
2. Pharmacovigilance
3. Biomedical Toxicology

LIST OF SHORT COURSES (40-hours Certificate programs)

S/N Short Course Title
1 Pharmacovigilance
2 Formulation and Packaging of Herbal Medicines
3 Standardization and Quality Control of Herbal Medicines
4 Toxicological Evaluation of Herbal Products and Results Interpretations
5 Regulatory Science
6 Quality Assurance and Regulation of Herbal Medicines (LSTMB)

MODULES OF SHORT COURSES


1. CERTIFICATE IN PHARMACOVIGILANCE
module Course Title
1 Definitions, History of Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology; Experience in Africa
2 Basic principles of Pharmacovigilance, objectives, rationale
3 Methods in Pharmacovigilance I
Active and Passive (ICSR)
4 Methods in Pharmacovigilance II
(Causality Assessment)
5 Adverse event reporting and Pharmacovigilance Regulations
6 Adverse events following immunization (AEFI)
7 Pharmacovigilance of Herbal medicines

2. CERTIFICATE IN FORMULATION AND PACKAGING OF HERBAL PRODUCTS
module Course Title and Content
1 Introduction to crude drugs
2 Methods of preparation of crude extracts
3 Dosage forms of Herbal formulations
4 Pre-formulation studies
5 Stability studies of Herbal products
6 Good Manufacturing Practice policy for Herbal Medicine
7 Storage conditions, Packaging and labelling of Herbal products

3. CERTIFICATE IN STANDARDIZATION AND QUALITY CONTROL OF HERBAL PRODUCTS
module Course Title and Content
1 Introduction to Standardization and Quality Control System
2 Standardization of Herbal Medicine and Products using Physical and chemical Methods
3 Standardization of Herbal Medicine and Products using Biological and Toxicological evaluation
4 Application of Chromatographic techniques
5 Hyphenated procedures for analysis of herbal products
6 Quality Assurance in Herbal production industry
7 Stability assessment of finished herbal products

4. CERTIFICATE IN TOXICOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF HERBAL PRODUCTS AND RESULTS INTERPRETATIONS
module Course Title and Content
1 General principles of toxicology
2 Exposure and dose (exposure routes/duration, dose-response concept, NOAELs and LOAELs)
3 Acute and repeated dose toxicity
4 Carcinogenicity, and Genotoxicity
5 Organ-System toxicity (liver, kidneys and blood)
6 Contaminants Identification and Detection [Heavy Metals, Mycotoxins/Aflatoxins and Pesticides]
7 Results Interpretations in Toxicology

5. CERTIFICATE IN REGULATORY SCIENCE
module Course Title and Content
1 Basic principles of Regulatory Science
2 Regulatory agencies and their laws.
3 Application of Regulatory Science to Drug, Herbs, Food, pharmaceutical and related materials
4 Intellectual Property Protection for drugs, herbal medicines and medical devices
5 Principles of Marketing and Advertising
6 Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
7 Guidelines for Clinical Trials

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