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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 infecte.

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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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2020-03-23 00:00:00

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST (RDT) KIT FOR CORONA VIRUS

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) wishes to inform the general public that it has not registered any Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits (RDTs) for screening and diagnosis of CORONA VIRUS (SARS-CoV-2) in Ghana. The current tests for screening and diagnosis of the Coronavirus in.

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2020-03-18 00:00:00

PUBLIC NOTICE - QUALITY OF PRODUCTS USED IN PREVENTION OF THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IN GHANA

Reference to the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851) establishing the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Ghana and the directive from His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana on measures to prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission the Authority hereby bring.

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2019-12-16 00:00:00

PRODUCT RECALL - TOMATO PASTE

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has directed the withdrawal of all batches of certain brands of tomato paste from the market which were found to contain the ingredients starch and colour (erythrosine), that were not indicated on the labels. These ingredients are not .

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