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FDA moves to boost nutrition of street foods in Ghana

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has taken another giant step by launching a project...
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FDA Alerts The Public Of Fake Drugs On The Market

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has issued an alert on the circulation of counterfeit malaria and dewormer drugs on the market. The drugs,...
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FDA Promises Ghanaians Of Its Plan On Public Health And Safety

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that, recent market surveillance activities have revealed the...
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Policy formulation on drug and substance abuse must include Journalists

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has called for the involvement of the media in policy formulation so they could champion guidelines more effectively and...
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Food Vendors receive education on food safety

The Central Regional Directorate of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has embarked on education on food safety for food vendors to promote hygienic...
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UWR: Drug Agencies to Fight Tramadol Abuse

Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in partnership with Narcotics Control Board and Pharmacy Council on Tuesday engaged stakeholders in a six-hour forum on combating...
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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...
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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...
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FDA links suicidal bents to the intake of Tramadol

Mrs Olivia Boateng, Head of the Tobacco and Substances Abuse Department of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has advised the public against the...
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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...
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Ghanaian alcohol producers promise to put consumer safety first

The Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI) and together the relevant bodies have pledged to work together to raise alcohol marketing and advertising...
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FDA says unregistered Tramadol sale is crime in Ghana

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned that Pharmaceutical shops and Over the Counter Medicine Sellers (OCMSs) are not supposed to sell unregistered...
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ABL Handed Their HACCP Certification

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has awarded Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABInBev), the world’s largest brewer, a Hazard...
Representatives of the AAMI, GIBA and AAG with the Hon. Dr. Mustapha Hamid (Minister for Information), Mr. Joseph Adusei, (Head of Regenerative Health and Nutrition Program), Ms. Marie Lovelace-Johnson (Head of Enforcement, FDA), Hon. Dr. Kwabena Twum-Nuamah (Chairman, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health).

Stakeholder outline plans on alcohol marketing and advertising

The Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI), Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information, Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), together with the Advertisers Association...
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FDA cautions public over unregistered medical devices

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned members of the Ghana Federation for Traditional Herbal Medicine Practitioners Association (GAFTRAM) against the use of...
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FDA Seizes Large Quantity of Tramadol in Western Region

The Western Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority has so far seized more than 6,000 capsules of Tramadol from licensed chemical stores...
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FDA confirms the death of three from fumigant tablet

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said the three children who died after their parents sprayed a fumigant tablet lost their lives through...
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Five young drug peddlers nabbed

The Upper West Regional Police Command in collaboration with other state agencies, has arrested five suspected drug peddlers aged between 32 and 70 years...
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FDA cautions pharmacies against dispensing unprescribed Tramadol

Mr John Odai-Tettey, the Acting Central Regional Director of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned over-the-counter medicine sellers to desist from either...
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FDA refers pharmacy shops to council for action over seized drugs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized large quantity of Tramadol and other drugs which are not permitted to be sold over the...
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Ashanti Region: FDA operations seizes Tramadol

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Ashanti Region has confiscated several quantities of Tramadol and other drugs which are not permitted to...
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FDA impostor nabbed in Nungua

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), with the assistance of the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID), has arrested Frank William K. Addo, a 37-year...
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FDA sends Pharmacovigilance team to probe health centre deaths

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said a Pharmacovigilance team from the Eastern Regional Office has been dispatched to the New Senchi Health...
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FDA Gives Pharmacist, Healthcare providers nTraders

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has stressed the need for health facilities to report Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) experienced by their patients to...
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African countries encourage to safeguard health of citizens

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has called for stronger collaboration and networking among African countries, to sustain the momentum for the harmonisation...

Food service operators educated on FDA regulations

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) as part of its activities to ensure safer food especially during Christmas season, on Monday held a stakeholder...
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Most alcoholic beverages advert against Public Health Act

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says, henceforth, all unapproved and prohibited advertisements on the Authority’s regulated products should not be aired. FDA and its...
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FDA Asked To Focus Attention On The Influx Of Anointing Oils On The Market

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has been asked to focus its attention to the influx of various type of anointing oils on the...
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FDA Seize Vials Of Tramadol

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says it has seized 524,191 capsules and 3,001 vials of Tramadol over the past eleven months. Vial is a...

FDA Calls For Effort To Curb Abuse Of Tramadol

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has decried the increasing abuse of Tramadol, a pain reliever, among the youth and called for concerted effort...

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