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2021-11-23 00:00:00

GHANA COMPLETES THE RATIFICATION PROCESS FOR THE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS PROTOCOL

Ghana continues to make significant strides in tobacco control in line with its obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The strong political commitment to tobacco control is evidenced by the inclusion of tobacco-specific provisio.

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2021-11-20 00:00:00

FDA-BREAKING DOWN REGULATORY BARRIERS TO FACILITATE INTRA-AFRICA TRADE

Africa is known to be the only continent that does not consume what it produces, with a total of less than 16% intra-Africa trade flows, compared to the 60%, 40 % and 30% intra-regional trade achieved in Europe, North America and The Association of Southeast Asian Na.

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2021-11-10 00:00:00

NO STREET FOOD VENDING PERMITS, NO BUSINESS

Street food vendors in the Korley Klottey Municipality have received with joy, the launch of the Street Food Vending Permit as a laudable initiative of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA). The event which brought together over 50 street food vendors from the municipal.

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2021-11-10 00:00:00

FDA AWARDED FOR ITS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

It was a night of glitz and glam as prominent players in Ghana's Healthcare delivery gathered at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra on Friday 5th November, 2021 for the 3rd edition of the Ghana-West Africa Healthcare Excellence Awards night.

The glamorous event whi.

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2021-11-03 00:00:00

SAVING CONSORTIUM JOINT CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME

It was an interesting picture of teamwork and collaboration when Work Package 4 (Food and Drugs Authority (FDA)) and Work Package 2 (University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS)) brought together participants for a capacity building programme held at the Erata Hot.

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2021-10-28 00:00:00

NO SAFE FORM OF TOBACCO USE - FDA

Participants at the just ended high-level meeting on tobacco control in Ghana have expressed concerns about the need for more rigorous structures for the regulat.

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2021-10-18 00:00:00

REGULATORY NEWS UPDATE 3

1. Italian studies show COVID-19 shots less effective in Immunocompromised

COVID-19 vaccines are less effective on people with weakened immune systems, three small Italian studies show, which the studies' researchers say highlight the need to.

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2021-10-18 00:00:00

STAFF OF NALERIGU BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, OTHERS CAUGHT SELLING CONTRABAND DRUGS

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized a large quantity of unlicensed and fake drugs from several shops and pharmacies in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North East Region. The Authority is carrying out a surveillance operation in the region to get rid o.

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