FDA declares zero tolerance for unregistered products

January 18, 2021 The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has declared zero tolerance for the importation of unregistered products. It is estimated that 20 percent of products imported into the country are...

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No COVID-19 vaccine yet approved for use in Ghana – FDA

January 13, 2021 Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has issued a Public Health Alert warning the general public against the patronage and use of any COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA in a press release...

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NEDS to improve standards, certification and conformity management in export

December 1, 2020 Over the years, Ghana’s export markets have become more sophisticated in their choices of what to buy as consumers now demand higher levels of quality, environmental sustainability,...

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GSA, FDA harmonisation on October 1

September 15, 2020 From October, the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) will begin to implement the harmonisation of their activities that are similar in a bid to eliminate...

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Moves to improve palm oil quality in Ghana

September 15, 2020 Solidaridad, an international civil society organization, has partnered the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to promote high quality food safety standards among artisanal palm oil producers....

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President assents to Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana Act

September 11, 2020 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has given assent to the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana Act. The President signed the Act into law on Thursday August 13, 2020, approximately...

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Coronavirus: Pharma firms unveil safety pledge over vaccine

September 9, 2020 A group of nine vaccine developers has announced a “historic pledge” to uphold scientific and ethical standards in the search for a coronavirus vaccine. The firms, including Pfizer and...

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COVID-19 tests at Kotoka “reliable and appropriate” – Noguchi

September 3, 2020 The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) says its assessment of the COVID-19 testing process at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has established that it was highly...

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COVID-19: FDA cautions public against buying dexamethasone

June 20, 2020 The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public against purchasing or stocking dexamethasone following news of the drug helping to reduce the number of deaths in COVID-19...

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FDA approves convalescence plasma treatment for COVID-19 patients

June 17, 2020 The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has approved an investigational convalescent plasma collected from individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 for the treatment of critically ill...

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