In Nigeria, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
(NAFDAC) has the mandate to regulate and control the manufacture, importation,
exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of Food, Drugs,
Cosmetics, Medical Devices, Chemical, Packaged Water and other drinks.
This project work researched into the procedures and criteria involved in the
appraisal of pharmaceutical products by NAFDAC Nigeria.
Drugs and other pharmaceutical products are specialized commodities to be used
in critical situations. As such, quality of such products must be assured at
all times. This is where a computerized appraisal system for pharmaceutical
products comes to play.
This project work helps the Agency achieve their aim with ease. This design is
more accurate and reliable it will try to bring in techniques of modern
operations into the computerization of the pharmaceutical products appraisal.
Due to inevitable constraints, this work is restricted to a particular product
in terms of the program design.
OF THE WORK
The chapters are organized as follows:
One: It talks
about the background of the case study, the reasons for this project, the
problem associated with the case study, the area which this project will cover
if completed and the assumption with the definition of forms used in the
certain things said by some authors concerning computerization of
pharmaceutical product appraisal.
with the description and analysis of the existing system.
about the design of the new system i.e computerization and low modification of
the existing system.
the implementation of the new system and how it works.
about the documentation of the entire system
describes or talks on the conclusion and recommendation of the project work.
Organization of Work
Table of Content
Background of Study
Statement of Problem
Purpose of Study
Aims and Objectives
Definition of Terms
AND ANALYSIS OF THE EXISTING SYSTEM
Fact Finding Methods Used
Objectives of the Existing System
Information Flow Diagram
Problems of the Existing System
Justification for the New System
FOUR: DESIGN OF
THE NEW SYSTEM
Output Specifications and Design
Input Specifications and Design
System Flow Chart
Program Flow Chart
BACKGROUND OF STUDY
The search for excellences begins with a
search for what one needs to achieve one’s personal best, the search ahs led to
discovery of many tools to improve human efficiency. Computer invention leads
Since the advent in the mid 40’s the problem has become how to use computer
truly for human endeavour. Initially, it was used as guides towards improving
administrative performances, today the shift is on the side of the computer
making decision and improving operation performance directly.
Since in the decision making, computer approach was enhanced with advancement
in operation research management science, quantitative techniques in solving
modern day problem using computers.
Decisions are basically made daily on raw materials inventory engineering spare
parts, procurement and contend if personal etc. these decisions are supposed to
be made from the interpretation of processed data. This is however, not usually
Some operations like job sequencing on machines, potency test on things at
regular intervals, careful monitoring of inventory level, efficient scheduling
of machine maintenance requires computer aids for good productivity. This is
Considering pharmaceutical products in relation to the National Agency for food
and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), information storage and retrieval
with adequate, processing and the base of their work flow information on drug
and the nature of such drug attracts importance more than every other
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM
The existing system is not meeting its
objectives due to problem associated with it. These problems hinder the smooth
operation of the system. The existing system, is not flexible. The method of
information storage and retrieval is very tedious. It does not make room for
adequate modification of information.
The system does not prompt for notification of a particular entry when a
re-entry is made. The system does not generate report in time. It wastes a lot
of time in report generation. This hinders success decision by managers;
directors or other head of councils.
The system is very expensive to maintain and the operations are difficult to
carry out. Due to the volume of data involved and the complex repots to tackle,
the staff find it difficult to produce accurate result.
PURPOSE OF STUDY
This project work is carried out to make
sure that maximum appraisal and security check in the agency (NAFDAC). It also
proves the usefulness of computer in the case study. It will also enlighten the
student in the course of studying relating to other fields of life.
This project will also provide detailed information on the concept of
counterfeit pharmaceutical product. The importance of appraising this products
and the importance of computer in the field. The major purpose is to effect a
computerized design which will tackle the operation of appraising
pharmaceutical products in an automatic manner.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The objectives of this product work is to
look into the operations involved in creating a standard appraisal system for
pharmaceutical product with a view of detecting the problems facing the system,
providing possible solution to the problems and to modify and develop a new
system that will carry out the activities in an automatic manner.
The research is also aimed at reducing cost of maintaining the system and to
improve in work operation of appraisal by keeping adequate records, enabling
easy retrieval and update and also enhancing speedy processing.
This project work is designed to take care
of a standard appraisal system for pharmaceutical products in NAFDAC Nigeria.
It keeps adequate records of appraised drugs or products and their registration
numbers respectively. The design accept information about such product, stores
them and generate adequate result when needed.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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