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2020-09-01 00:00:00

COVID TEST AT KIA RELIABLE; FDA DISMISSES DR. BONNEY'S CLAIMS

The Food and Drugs Authority, the statutory body mandated by Sec 118 4(b) of Public Health Act 851, 2012 has noted with concern, a media interview granted to Joy News on August 31, 2020 by Dr. Kofi Bonney of Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research.

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2020-08-15 00:00:00

PRESS RELEASE- VIRAL VIDEO OF A SANITIZER PURPORTED TO CONTAIN ACID

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) wishes to inform the public that it has seen the viral video of a hand sanitizer purported to contain acid and bearing the brand name BERNICE ALCOHOL BASED HAND SANITIZER..

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2020-07-07 00:00:00

PUBLIC STATEMENT ON THE WITHDRAWAL OF JOHNSON AND JOHNSON BRAND OF BABY TALCUM POWDER FROM NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has taken note of a recent video on social media on the ongoing discussions linking the use of Johnson's baby talcum powder with ovarian cancers..

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2020-07-04 00:00:00

FDA ADVISES ON THE USE OF UNREGISTERED RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST KITS (RDT) FOR CORONAVIRUS

There have been concerns and calls from sections of the public for the use of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) Kits to test for Coronavirus disease. These test kits are based on the detection of antibodies, in blood or serum, in people who are believed to have been infected .

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2020-06-30 00:00:00

PRESS RELEASE: FDA DETAINS UNREGISTERED COVID-19 HERBAL PRODUCTS

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) with the assistance of the Police Drug Enforcement Unit of the Ghana Police CID, has seized a total of 431 bottles of two unregistered herbal medicinal products namely, COVID-CURE (1) and COVID-CURE (2), purported to treat COVID-19, as.

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2020-06-18 00:00:00

SAFETY ALERT ON DEXAMETHASONE USE IN COVID-19

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) wishes to caution the general public about the underlisted in spite of the preliminary results from the RECOVERY Trial in the United Kingdom which revealed that dexamethasone is able to reduce deaths in patients on ventilators and oxyg.

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2020-05-07 00:00:00

THE USE OF NAPHTHALENE FOR THE TREATMENT OF COVID-19

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) wishes to bring to your notice an audio which has gone viral on social media about the inhalation of vapor from Naphthalene (commonly called Camphor or Mothballs) for the prevention and treatment of Covid-19..

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2020-04-17 00:00:00

PRODUCT RECALL - COA FS

The Food and Drugs Authority wishes to notify the general public of a recall involving all batches of COA FS Food Supplement manufactured by COA Herbal Centre, Cape Coast and registered with the FDA as a food supplement. This is as a result of laboratory analysis on sam.

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