Health

FDA Issues Warning on Fake Medicines in Ghana; Introduces an ‘App’ to Safeguard Public Health

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public to be wary of fake and substandard medicines on the market to protect their health and prevent adverse reactions. Mr Jude Okai, a Communication Officer at the FDA, gave the caution in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on the sidelines of a sensitisation […]

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Health

FDA and GHS Advocate for National Legislation to Protect Breastfeeding Rights

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have jointly advocated for the implementation of nationwide legislation aimed at protecting the breastfeeding rights of employed parents. In their collaborative statement commemorating the 2023 Breastfeeding Week, both organizations emphasized the need for this proposed legislation to ensure working parents who breastfeed are […]

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General News Health

[Caution] 3 die, 8 go blind as FDA cautions against certain eye-drop brands

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the populace against the usage of two brands of eyedrops, Ezricare Artificial tears and Delsam Pharma’s Artificial tears. In a statement, the FDA indicated that the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) has disclosed that the products have caused the death of three persons and […]

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