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2021-09-01 00:00:00

REGULATING OF TOOTHBRUSHES IN GHANA : FDA's NEW MOVE TO PROTECT THE CONSUMER

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Friday, 25th June 2021 issued a notice informing the public of its plan to start the regulation of toothbrushes in Ghana. This groundbreaking effort in the FDA's regulatory activities is in the Authority's quest to continuously p.

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2021-08-31 00:00:00

REGULATORY NEWS UPDATE

1.Russia says Sputnik Light 93.5% effective in Paraguay vaccination campaign
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Wednesday, 18th August 2021 announced the data from Paraguay regarding the one-shot Russian Sputnik Light vaccine demonstr.

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2021-08-30 00:00:00

ENSURING "BRUKINA" DRINK AND OTHER MILK-BASED FOODS ARE SAFE

Milk is a good source of protein and calcium. In Ghana, milk is used in the preparation of many forms of beverages (tea and chocolate drinks), cereals (tom brown), snacks (candies and yoghurt) and millet drinks commonly known as 'Brukina'. The most popular forms of m.

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2021-08-16 00:00:00

UPDATE NO. 6 ON THE SAFETY MONITORING OF THE MALARIA VACCINE

Background
This update summarizes adverse event following immunization reports received between May 2019 and May 2021 from the Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP).

The Ministry of Health launched the first malaria vaccine (M.

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2021-08-16 00:00:00

FDA ESTABLISHES TWO NEW CENTRES TO SUPPORT AfCFTA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has established the Centre for Laboratory Services and Research and the Centre for Import and Export Control as part of strengthening its regulatory function to deliver improved services to support .

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2021-07-26 00:00:00

FDA EMBARKS ON NATIONAL BLOOD DONATION EXERCISE TO RESTOCK THE NATIONAL BLOOD BANK

The Management and Staff of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the National Blood Donors Association, Ghana (NABDAG) on Friday, embarked on a Voluntary National Blood Donation exercise.

It was under.

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2021-07-16 00:00:00

100% OF ANTIMALARIA AND ANTIRETROVIRAL DRUGS IN GHANA ARE OF GOOD QUALITY

Substandard and fake medicines have been a bane of the developing world and Ghana has not been an exception. Globally, the World Health Organisation asserts that 1 in 10 medical products in low/middle income countries are substandard/fake and is considered as a multi.

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2021-07-14 00:00:00

WHAT IS NOT INSPECTED CANNOT BE EXPECTED

On 21st May, 2021, Blow Chem Industries Limited, manufacturers of Bel-Aqua mineral water and other beverages were duly certified by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) having gone through an expensive Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system training to s.

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