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2020-09-02 00:00:00

COVID-19 TESTING DEVICE FOR PASSENGERS AT KIA RELIABLE-FDA INSISTS

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has described as erroneous, claims that the COVID-19 testing of passengers at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) is not reliable.

It says the "detection of the SARS-CoV 2 virus at the airport is not a rapid diagnostic te.

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2020-08-31 00:00:00

AIRPORT RE-OPENING: ANTIGEN TEST TO TAKE 12-15 MINS, NO QUARANTINE FOR ARRIVING PASSENGERS

As part of preparations towards the opening of the Kotoka International Airport for the resumption of international airline operations, arriving passengers will be required to take an Antigen test at any of the over 70 sampling collection booths set-up at the upper l.

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2020-08-29 00:00:00

FDA FACILITATES ACTIVITIES OF SMEs

The Head of Cosmetics and Household Chemicals Department at the Food and Drug Authority (FDA), Emmanuel Nkrumah has urged local manufacturers of cosmetic as well as household chemical substances to do well to register their products with the authority.

Accord.

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2020-07-22 00:00:00

VOLTA FDA ARRESTS DRUG PEDDLER FOR SELLING 'HOLY WATER'

Ho, July 15, GNA - Andrews Agbena, an itinerant drug peddler has been arrested by the Volta Regional Directorate of the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) for selling "Adomfe" water that he claimed could cure myriads of ailments in Ho.

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2020-07-10 00:00:00

FDA LAUNCHES PROGRESSIVE LICENSING SCHEME FOR SMALL-SCALE AND COTTAGE FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has launched the Progressive Licensing Scheme (PLS) for Small Scale and Cottage sized Food Processors. The Progressive Licensing Scheme is a Government of Ghana initiative that would be implemented by the FDA that seeks to introduce.

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2020-07-03 00:00:00

FDA-NBSSI SIGN MOU TO FACILITATE THE REGULATORY OPERATIONS OF LOCAL SMEs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims at giving support to the development and growth of Small and Medium-Scaled Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana. This gestur.

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2020-07-02 00:00:00

TWO MEN ARRESTED FOR POSING AS OFFICERS OF FDA

The Kpone District Police command has effected the arrest of two young men who posed as officers of Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and visited the premises of Dada Foods and Beverages Limited in Kpone, Tema on Wednesday, 1st July 2020.

The suspects, 29 year o.

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2020-06-24 00:00:00

COVID-19: FDA CAUTIONS PUBLIC AGAINST BUYING DEXAMETHASONE

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 patients on ventilators and oxygen in the United Kingdom.

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