Pharmaceuticals producer Intravenous Infusions Plc has said it faces an existential threat from unpaid bills to the tune of over GH¢10m by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA). The company supplies a lot of medical facilities that are signed onto the National Health Insurance Scheme with IV medications - but...
Beginning third quarter of the year, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) will be rolling out a technology that will enable consumers to determine fake and unregistered drugs on the market, the CEO of FDA, Delese Darko, has announced. “Already, the FDA uses a device called the ‘true scan’;...
The global beauty industry, according to Euromonitor International, is worth some US$670billion - an indication that Ghana can leverage this industry as it has recently seen growing interest among the youth. From every nook and cranny pops-up beauty shops like hair parlours, skin care shops, nail parlours, spas, cosmetic shops...
A forum to highlight the importance of menstrual hygiene management among young girls has been held in Accra. At the forum, which was organised by GHOne under the theme “Period Not Shame’, Nana Aba Anamoah, an astute broadcaster with the EIB Network said: “It is absolutely a shame that after...
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has set aside GH₵25m to put up district offices across the country before end of the year. NHIA district offices are for the purpose of decentralising operations to enable easy access to the services rendered by the Authority, and for that matter health care,...
An annual campaign has been launched in the Northern Region to spray households to prevent the spread of malaria. The spraying is known as “Indoor Residual Spraying,” which is the application of long-acting insecticides on the walls of houses in order to kill malaria-carrying mosquitoes that land close to...
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has set aside GH₵25m to put up district offices across the country before end of the year. NHIA district offices are for the purpose of decentralising operations to enable easy access to the services rendered by the Authority, and for that matter health care,...
In what can be described as a step in stimulating responsible waste management practices, the Plastic Waste Management Programme has created a fund to cater for the increasing problem of plastic waste management. When fully disbursed, the fund will be able to cater for debts and logistics to make plastic...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have cautioned manufacturers and importers of food, drug, and cosmetics that the distribution of products not labelled in English contravenes Section 4 Subsection 3 of the Ghana Standards Board (Food, Drugs and Other Goods) General Labelling Rules, 1992 L.I 1541. In a statement issued...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has ordered the closure of some supermarkets in the country facilitate the removal of all products labelled in foreign languages. The decision by the FDA came following a publication by the Daily Graphic, which drew attention of authorities to some supermarkets and mother care...