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2022-03-21 00:00:00

30% OF PALM OILS ON THE GHANAIAN MARKETS FAILS FDA'S NATIONWIDE ZERO SUDAN DYE TEST

As part of the Food and Drugs Authority's (FDA) routine market surveillance activities on food safety in 2021, about 30% of palm oils found on the Ghanaian Market have failed the Authority's nationwide Zero Sudan IV dye test, an increase from 7.3% in 2018.

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2022-03-11 00:00:00

FDA SUPPORTS LAREB IN QUALIFIED PERSONS FOR PHARMACOVIGILANCE (QPPV) TRAINING IN AFRICA

The Food and Drugs Authority has provided technical support to the Netherlands Pharmacovigilance Centre (LAREB) to provide Qualified Persons for Pharmacovigilance training (QPPV) fo.

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2022-02-19 00:00:00

FDA'S SAVING CONSORTIUM TEAM ORGANIZES STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

An internal stakeholder engagement on the Med Safety App was held on Tuesday, 8th of Febr.

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2022-02-19 00:00:00

THE USE AND ABUSE OF NAPHATHALENE BALLS IN GHANA

Naphthalene balls, sometimes referred to as mothballs are white, volatile, small balls that are used either as pesticides or insecticides. They may be used indoors or outdoors. Naphthalene balls mostly consist of the ingredient naphthalene.

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2022-02-19 00:00:00

FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY CONDUCTS VIRTUAL MARATHON TRAINING FOR PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURERS IN GHANA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Monday, 7th February 2022 commenced a marathon virtual workshop for Pharmaceuti.

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2022-02-17 00:00:00

FDA - SKIN WHITENING A DANGEROUS MIRAGE

In October 2021, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) warned citizens against the use of glutathione for skin bleaching. This directive followed a similar move in 2017 when it prohibited creams, lotions, oils, serums, etc containing hydroquinone due to its damaging eff.

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2022-02-09 00:00:00

PUM NETHERLANDS SENIOR EXPERTS ONLINE TRAINING ON QUALIFICATION AND VALIDATION FOR PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES IN GHANA

The Food and Drugs Authority(FDA) Ghana has over the years taken various steps including the conduction of routine inspections to improve on the compliance levels of manufacturing companies to GMP and regulatory requirements to ensure the availability of quality prod.

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2022-01-31 00:00:00

FDA SIGNS MOU WITH CAMFED-GHANA TO SUPPORT MSMEs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Wednesday, the 26th of January 2022 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an NGO, Campaign for Female in Education- Ghana (CAMFED-Ghana) at the FDA's Head office at Shiashie-Accra. The purpose of this MoU is to help wom.

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