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FDA and GSA harmonisation of processes will reduce cost -Pharmaceutical Manufacturers


FDA and GSA harmonisation of processes will reduce cost -Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

October 16, 2020 at 7:58 AM

The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Ghana (PMAG) has lauded the harmonisation of the processes of the Food and Drugs Authority and the Ghana Standards Authority.

It said the removal of the bottlenecks that increased cost and time of doing business, especially due to duplication of processes in the registration and certification of products was a welcome news.

Upon establishment of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) the continuous stringent requirements to certify FDA regulated products, Food, Drugs, Cosmetics, Household Chemicals, Herbal Medicinal products and Medical devices by the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) led to duplication of some of the processes involved in FDA's regulatory approval of products .

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