FDA To Increase Surveillance To Clear Counterfeit Medicines

Mr James Lartey, Public Affairs Director of FDA who made this known in an interview with the Ghana News Agency yesterday said as part of the Authority’s activities to be embarked on for the year, it would embark on public education, targeting the rural areas where there is lack of information.

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Environmental Ministry To Enforce Environmental Laws

Mr Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), says the ministry has plans to enforce various environmental laws and regulations.

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Ashanti Regional Minister Receives Honorary Phd

California-based Barkley University in the United States (US) has conferred an honorary Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree on the Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Samuel Sarpong, for his selfless and dedicated service to Ghana’s socio-economic development.

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Superior Officers In Ghana Prisons Service Promoted

President John Dramani Mahama in consultation with Ghana Prisons Service Council, has approved the promotion of 17 superior officers of the Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) with effect from January 1, 2015.

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Ghanaians Should See Sanitation Day As National Duty - LGWU

The Local Government Workers’ Union (LGWU) has described the institution of the Sanitation Day programme as a national duty call and all citizens must participate in it.

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EBAN Elderly Welfare Card Launched

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched the EBAN Elderly Welfare Card to provide the aged easy access to social amenities.

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National Ageing Bill In The Offing

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP), Nana Oye Lithur, has disclosed that the National Ageing Bill developed by the Ministry has been finalised.

According to the Minister, the MGCSP was reviewing the policy implementation Action Plan of the Bill with key stakeholders in order to include emerging issues that reflected the realities of issues facing elderly persons.

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Assemblies Are Over Dependent On Common Fund -Minister

Mr Julius Debrah, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has observed that the over dependence on central government by the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) for funding development is of serious concern to the Ministry.

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