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Couple lose 3 children to insecticide poisoning

Tragedy hit a young couple in Accra when they lost their three children to death through insecticide poisoning. The children, nine-month-old twin girls and their two-year-old brother, died at Abavana Down, a suburb of Accra, last Friday night. They had ingested a deadly substance called organo-phosphate found in a product …

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21 shops face punishment for tramadol sale

Twenty-one drug sellers in the Ashanti region have been referred to the Pharmacy Council for the necessary action to be taken against them for stocking and selling high doses of tramadol. This was after the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) had undertaken market surveillance at 84 shops comprising 50 over-the-counter …

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FDA drags five drug peddlers to court

Five alleged drug peddlers who were caught displaying and selling drugs and herbal medicines unauthorised by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. The five including two females have been charged with exhibiting for sale, drugs, and herbal medicinal products not registered by the …

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