President Bongbong Marcos Appoints Personal Physician As FDA Chief

Dr. Samuel Zacate

President Bongbong Marcos has appointed his personal physician as the new FDA chief. PRESIDENT BONGBONG MARCOS — The President has appointed his personal physician Dr. Samuel Zacate as the new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief. This was announced by Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles during the press briefing on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. According to … Read more

DILG Says “Sari-Sari” Stores May Apply For FDA License To Sell Over-The-Counter Medicines

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año

DILG: “Sari-sari stores can actually apply to the FDA.” DILG — The Department of the Interior and Local Government said that “sari-sari” stores may apply for authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell over-the-counter medicines. On Friday, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said in a TV interview that “sari-sari” stores can sell medicines … Read more

FDA Plans To Ask LGUs To Prohibit “Sari-Sari” Stores From Selling Medicines

FDA

The FDA plans to ask LGUs to prohibit “sari-sari” stores from selling medicines. FDA — The Food and Drug Administration plans to ask local government units (LGUs) to prohibit “sari-sari” stores from selling medicines in order to prevent the sale of fake ones. FDA officer-in-charge Oscar Gutierrez mentioned the idea to President Rodrigo Duterte in … Read more

Faberco and RiteMed To Bring Molnupiravir To PH

Molnupiravir

Faberco and RiteMed will bring Merck’s Molnupiravir to the Philippines RiteMed and Faberco will bring Merck’s Molnupiravir to the Philippines once compassionate special permits (CSP) were filed with and approved by the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Manila Bulletin reported that Merck’s Molnupiravir may be available in the Philippines as early as next month … Read more

Moderna Submits EUA Application For Its COVID-19 Vaccine In PH

Moderna vaccine

Moderna submitted its EUA application for its COVID-19 vaccine in the Philippines. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday announced that Moderna submitted its EUA application for its COVID-19 vaccine in the Philippines. In a report on CNN Philippines. American vaccine mamufacturer Moderna had filed for an emergency use authorization (EUA) for its COVID-19 … Read more

FDA Warns Public vs Cologne Sold by Toni Gonzaga and Vlogger’s Company

FDA Warns Public vs Cologne Sold by Toni Gonzaga and Vlogger's Company

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against cologne spray sold online by TGWW Everyday Lifestyle Studio, a company owned by Toni Gonzaga and vlogger Winnie Wong. According to the FDA, POUF! Everyday Cologne Spray does not have a valid Certificate of Product Notification and is violating the FDA Act of 2009. … Read more

US FDA OKs Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

Pfizer BioNTech

US FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech for emergency use. The US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) officially announced that it authorized the use of COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech for emergency use (EUA). This, as it marked a turning point in the US wherein the coronavirus pandemic had killed over … Read more

US FDA To Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine From Pfizer, BioNTech

Pfizer BioNTech

US FDA was set to authorize COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech. The Food and Drug Administration in the United States (US FDA) on Friday said that it was rapidly working to issue an emergency use authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech. This, as the New York Times reported that the “green … Read more

DOH Official: 2 COVID-19 Vaccines Pass Pre-evaluation

COVID-19 Vaccine

2 COVID-19 vaccines passed pre-evaluation, according to a DOH official. A health official on Thursday said that the vaccine experts panel and ethics review board of the Department of Health (DOH) had approved clinical trial applications of two COVID-19 vaccines. This, as it cleared the way for final evaluation by the Food and Drug Administration … Read more