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Bawumia With Times Of Africa

Ghana to Bank on India’s Experience and Become a Pharmaceutical Hub

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the Government is focused on establishing partnerships with Indian businesses to aid Ghana’s ambition of becoming the...
One-district, One-factory initiative

Ghana #SoNA2019: Prez announces 79 1D1F factories under construction/operation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed that 79 factories under his flagship One District-One Factory programme are at various stages of construction and...
Ghana Revenue Authority

GRA destroy expired products

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has destroyed large quantities of seized unwholesome, damaged and expired products with a street value...

Lack Of Comprehensive Legislation On Franchising Hindering SME’s

The Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) has urged government to promulgate a Franchising Act to facilitate business growth, especially for small and...
World Health Organisation

WHO At Early Stage Of Viral Hepatitis Response

Newly released World Health Organisation (WHO) data reveals that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) or...

PSGH Focus On A Push For Malaria Prevention

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has marked the 2017 World Malaria Day on the theme “End Malaria for Good” with a focus on...
Bill Gates

Gates Foundation Double Effort In Tackling NTDs”.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday committed $335 million dollars in grants over the next four years to support various Neglected Tropical...

UNIDO to help boost its Kenya pharmaceutical industry

UNIDO Consultant Wilberforce Wanyanga told journalists in Nairobi it plans to assist 34 pharmaceutical manufacturers meet World Health Organization (WHO) pre-qualification standards in the...

Merck expandeds Best Student Awards to KNUST

For the past three years, the company selected three students from the University of Ghana's School of Pharmacy to participate in a month-long internship...

Believe it or not, India’s emergence is Timely – IMANI

The third India-Africa Summit recently held in New Delhi, created history by being the largest Africa summit ever held in India. Based on a...

Pregnant women charged for Eclampsia drugs

Pregnant women in the Volta Region who suffered from eclampsia were supplementing the cost of magnesium sulphate injection 50%, Divine Azameti, Head Pharmaceutical Services,...

Pharmaceutical Industry Gets GHC50m From Government

President John Dramani Mahama has revealed that GHC50 million in assistance has been pumped into various pharmaceutical companies in the country. This is to boost...

Pharmaceutical Firms Lament Over Their Inability to Produce

Ghana?s plan to meet the demand for pharmaceutical products through local production could face a major challenge as local firms encounter low production due...
Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah tour

Government to support more local companies

He urged Ghanaians to buy made in Ghana products to boost the economy, and that, companies that engages the services of local industries would...

Medical outreach offered to residents of Half Assini

During the exercise, those diagnosed with diseases, including Hypertension and Diabetes, were given medication and referred to the hospital, while others were...

Turing Pharmaceuticals Boss Defends 5,000% Price Hike

Martin Shkreli, 32, founder and chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals, changed the price of Daraprim, which is used to treat AIDS patients, from...
Laboratory technicians of the company Icon Genetics prepare proteines from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana benthamiana) for weighing in a laboratory in Halle, August 14, 2014.

KNUST established central laboratory

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has established a central laboratory to function as a shared facility for use in both...

Ernest Bediako Sampong is PMA’s New President

Mr Ernest Bediako Sampong, Chief Executive Officer of Ernest Chemist Limited, has been elected as the new President of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

Kenya introduces new policy to boost manufacture

A policy to encourage Kenyans to buy locally produced goods will be put in place by the end of 2015, a government official said...

Israel to host Annual Clinical Trials Congress

Israel is to host its Annual Israeli Clinical Trials Congress on February 25th 2015. The event will be taking place at the David Intercontinental...

Ghana must not host African Cup of Nations-PSGH

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has appealed to President John Mahama not to allow the country to host the African Cup of Nations...

Service providers are preparing to go to court

Pharmaceutical companies are threatening to suspend drug supplies to accredited National Health Insurance Scheme facilities across the country. The companies reached the decision at a meeting...

HORDS Limited investigate efficacy of Soyabetix

HORDS Limited, producers of food supplement, is to undertake clinical tests to investigate the efficacy of Soyabetix, one of its products as a food...

Ebola creates fear among pharmaceutical society

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has dissociated itself from a statement alleging the pronouncement of the Ebola disease at a discourse held...

THE AFRICA Pharmaceutical Summit To Happen In Accra

Miles Mudzviti THE AFRICA Pharmaceutical Summit, an event concept that focuses on the pharmaceutical industry across the African continent is scheduled for Accra this...

International Consortium To Fight Against Substandard Drugs

The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa (PMPA) is a plan mandated by the Heads of State of the African Union (AU) to build up...

Growth Expected For African Pharmaceutical Sector

The African pharmaceutical sector is expected to grow tremendously in the coming years. The opportunity is such that public-private synergies are key to the...

Kano State Task Force Closes Down Pharmaceutical Stores

The Kano State Task Force Committee on Fake and Counterfeit Drugs on Tuesday shutdown six unregistered pharmaceutical stores in the state. This is contained in a...

Local Companies Need Support To Manufacture Pharmaceutical Products Locally.

Local manufacturing companies should be supported to manufacture essential pharmaceutical products locally in order to combat the menace of counterfeit and sub-standard pharmaceutical products...

Ghana Gets A Pharmaceutical Training Centre To Combat Fake Drugs

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has opened a centre in Ghana to train experts to combat the rising tide of substandard and counterfeit...