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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso army kill 10 militants, seize ammunitions and drugs in northern region

Burkina Faso army has said it killed about ten militants and seized ammunitions and narcotic drugs during response to attack on Friday in the...

“Increase taxes on alcohol and drugs to manage addiction” – Psychologist

A psychologist has advised the government to increase taxes on alcohol and drugs to help manage addiction related to such products, especially by the...
Community Anti-Drug Coalition of Ghana

Coalition adopts constitution to fight against decriminalisation of drugs in Ghana

The National Steering Committee of the Community Anti-Drug Coalition of Ghana (CADCOG) has adopted a constitution and an action plan to fight against the...
Stephen Hammond Mp Is Accused Of Having Business Connections With Khans Copy

Cocaine and drugs entering Britain through various consignments

In June 2015, the existence of liquid cocaine was found in the container seized by the Customs Intelligence from Chittagong port in Bangladesh. The...

Over the Counter Medicine Sellers Cautioned to Avoid Unapproved Drugs

Mr Golden Akurugu, Volta Regional Director, Food and Drugs Authority has warned members of the Over-the-Counter Medicine Practitioners Association (OTCMPA) to refrain from buying...
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Nigeria Grabs Foreigner with Smuggled Drugs

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced the arrest of a national of Niger with smuggled drugs worth about 30 million naira (about 84,500...

Upper East Region Hospitals Needs Mental Health Drugs Badly

Psychiatric units in the Region are in dire need of psychotropic drugs to improve on the health care needs of psychiatric clients, Mr Edem...

Wa Central Prisons Sick Bay Without Drugs

The infirmary of Wa Central Prisons has run out of essential drugs for inmates. Inmates of the prisons have therefore appealed to authorities to help...
jail bars

Vulcanizer sentenced 10 years for drugs

An Accra Circuit Court on Monday sentenced one Evans Kwame Adabila, a Vulcanizer to ten years imprisonment in hard labour for possessing eight compressed...
Mentally ill person

Dr. Akwasi worried over growing cases related to drugs

Dr Akwasi Osei, Chief Executive Officer of Mental Health Authority has lamented over the increased number of drug related cases reported at the country’s...

Mason to serve 10 years for narcotics possession

An Accra Circuit Court has handed a 10-year jail term to a mason, Foster Anku, 26, who was charged for possessing eight cello taped...

Painter on remand for drugs

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday remanded Allotey Laryea, 54, into Police custody for the supply of narcotics drugs without lawful authority. The accused pleaded...
Foods and Drugs Authority

FDA chances upon buses loaded with drugs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Volta Region has intercepted two KIA buses loaded with drugs at Sogakofe border. The buses, with registration...
Kotoka International Airport

FDA ceases large quantity of drugs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Volta Region has seized large quantity of drugs - diclofenac and antibiotics that were being smuggled...

DCOP Hinneh Advise Ghanaian Youth to Shun Drugs

The Tema Regional Police Commander, DCOP Nana Asomah Hinneh has advised the youth to desist from the use and abuse of illicit drugs as...
Red Cross

Drug Store Operators Advice To Educate Customers

Mr. Justice Peter Ansah, Gomoa West District Secretary of the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS), has advised drug store operators in the country to...

Brong-Ahafo Records 98 Attempted Suicide Cases

Brong-Ahafo Region has recorded 98 cases of attempted suicide, a field survey conducted by MIHOSO International, a health centered Non-Governmental Organisation, has said. The survey,...

Fake foods and drugs responsible for Africa’s many deaths

With the advancement in technology, which normally should come to alleviate humanity of their various herculean problems to make living on earth much easier...
healing herbs on wooden table, herbal medicine

Herbalist Calls For Relaxation Of Laws On Registration Of Drugs

An alternative herbal medicine practioner and Chief Executive Officer of Manjada Herbal Centre at Gomoa Ekwamkrom in the Central Region, Dr. Umar Kwesi Kaitu...

Scientists discover new way to improve malaria drugs

Scientists have discovered a new way to slow down malaria infections, providing a possible new target for antimalarial drugs. The team are already working with...

Cambodia destroys 126kg of hard drugs

Cambodia destroyed 126.31 kg of illicit drugs with a street value of about 4 million U.S. dollars on Monday, said Meas Vyrith, secretary-general of...

FDA Granted Approval to Destroy Fake Abortion Drugs

Food and Drugs Authority says it has the greenlight to destroy 90,000 packets of fake abortion drugs imported into the country by family-planning giant...

New HIV Drugs Pushes Life Expectancy to Near Normal

Young people on the latest HIV drugs now have near-normal life expectancy because of improvements in treatments, a study in The Lancet suggests.Twenty-year-olds who...

Divine Group Supports Rural Communities With Quality Healthcare

Divine Group International Foundation, an Accra-based humanitarian organisation focusing on healthcare and evangelism in deprived communities, has screened 3,500 inhabitants of the Upper West...
Teenage pregnancy

Chief Worried About Rate Of Teenage Pregnancies

Nana Bosomprah Kese II, the chief of Assin Anyinabrimin in the Assin South District, has expressed concern about the spate of teenage pregnancies in...

Kenyan Athlete Jemima Sumgong Fails Her Drugs Test

Reigning Olympic and London marathon champion Jemima Sumgong is the latest Kenyan athlete to fail a drugs test. The 32-year-old tested positive for banned substance...
foreign drugs

Measures for registering foreign drugs approval enhanced by Chinese Gov’t

China is now studying on the ways to optimize approval procedures for drug registration of foreign companies, head of drug safety watchdog disclosed on...

FDA Ask Public to Ignore Publication On Poisonous Drugs

FDA CEO  The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is calling on the public to ignore media publications suggesting that poisonous drugs have hit the market. Some...

TTH: No Expired Drugs Were Dispensed

Management of the Tamale Teaching Hospital has dismissed media report suggesting that the use of expired anesthetic drugs and oxygen shortage caused the death...

Tamale Teaching Hospital Debunks Administering Expired Drugs

Management of the Tamale Teaching Hospital in the Northern Region, has denied reports suggesting that its anaesthetics department has been shut down as a...