The Cuban government and the federal government have entered into partnership,
using biotechnology to eradicate malaria in the country. This was disclosed in Abuja when the Cuban Ambasssador, Carlose Trejo Sosa, paid a courtesy visit to the Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr Paul Orhii
The Cuban government has also invited a delegation from NAFDAC that will be led by
Director General to pay a visit to Cuba in order to cement the relationship in various aspects of medicines. Responding to questions from journalists, the Cuban Ambassador said: "Cuba, being a country that is rich in biotechnology which could be use also for the Nigerian population, of course, we have to come through NAFDAC where we have people that are capable with experience and expertise who will look at the technology and see
whether it is good for Nigeria or not."