FDA approves locally made Covid test kits

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:16:22 +0000

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing kit developed by the University of the Philippines’ National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH), according to an announcement late Friday. FDA Director General Eric Domingo gave the go signal for the Covid-19 test kit manufactured by Manila HealthTek Inc. “Upon the company’s […]

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5 Private Metro hospitals assessed for Covid-19 testing

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 03:22:55 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH) has announced that they are now assessing five private hospitals in Metro Manila as possible extension laboratories for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing. In a statement, Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd said that these hospitals are St. Lukes Medical Center – Global City, Makati Medical Center, The Medical City, St. […]

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Online sellers Shopee, Lazada ordered to stop peddling medicines

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:08:57 +0000

MANILA, Philippines—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered online stores, mainly Shopee and Lazada, to stop selling medicines. The order followed a warning made by FDA to consumers against buying medicines online. In a statement, the FDA said the order would strengthen the enforcement of rules against online selling of health products. “Major online […]

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Canned luncheon meat seized from OFW contains swine flu virus

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 03:40:49 +0000

Canned luncheon meat seized from OFW contains swine flu virus

Several cans of luncheon meat that were earlier seized from an OFW had been tested postive for African Swine Fever (ASF).

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FDA warns of 5 ‘substandard’ vinegar brands

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:01:49 +0000

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised the public on Tuesday not to buy or use five vinegar brands that it found to be of “substandard quality.”

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EcoWaste: Reject banned, mercury-laden whitening products in CdO

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 00:50:46 +0000

EcoWaste warns of FDA-banned whitening creams sold in CDO

MANILA, Philippines  – Pro-environment and health group EcoWaste Coalition on Tuesday warned the public that whitening products with high levels of mercury are being  sold in some outlets in Cagayan de Oro City.

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Palace: ‘Numerous complaints’ vs ex-FDA chief reached Duterte

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:14:31 +0000

Palace: 'Numerous complaints' vs ex-FDA chief reached Duterte

President Duterte has received “numerous complaints” against recently fired FDA Director-General Nela Charade Puno, Malacañang has revealed.

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FDA chief Puno accepts Duterte decision but balks at ‘corruption’ allegations

Credit to Author: CATHERINE A. MODESTO| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 05:04:37 +0000

FORMER Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) chief Nela Charade Puno denied involvement in corruption as she accepted the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to terminate her on Thursday. “I serve…READ

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FDA chief Puno accepts Duterte decision but bulks at ‘corruption’ allegations

Credit to Author: CATHERINE A. MODESTO| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 05:04:37 +0000

FORMER Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) chief Nela Charade Puno denied involvement in corruption as she accepted the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to terminate her on Thursday. “I serve…READ

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