How To Install And Create An Account On The FDA Ghana Med Safety App

What is FDA Med Safety Mobile App

The Med Safety Mobile App is the official app approved by the Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana to enable individuals (consumers, patients or healthcare professionals) to report adverse reactions to medicines and other health-related products.

This was developed with support from the Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP), the WEB-RADR (Recognising Adverse Drug Reactions) Project and the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). 

Essentially, this app is to allow all and sundry to report any form of harmful, unexpected side effects of health products including drugs, and vaccines as well.

How to install the Med Safety App

FDA Ghana Med Safety App – [Wapomu]

In order to download the FDA Med Safety App, follow the following instructions

  • Go to play store (Android devices) or App Store (IOS devices) and search for “Med Safety App” or click on any of the links below depending on your type of phone
  • Click on install and wait patiently for it to install
  • Open the installed app
Install and open Med Safety App – Wapomu
  • Create an account
    • Select Ghana as your region (for Ghanaians)
Choose your country as region – Wapomu
  • To create an account you need to provide the following information
Fill in the required details – Wapomu

i. Choose between these two options (as a healthcare professional or as a member of the general public)

ii. Your profession (The options provided depends on what you chose for the above) 

If you choose public then you have these two options to choose from

Pharmaceutical company representative

Consumer or other non-health professional

If you choose healthcare professional, you will have the following options:

  • Physician
  • Pharmaceutical company representative
  • Pharmacist
  • Other healthcare Professional
  • Lawyer

iii. Your title

iv. Your first name and last name

v. Email, Organisation, Address, City and Postal code

vi. Telephone

vii. Password: Must be a minimum of 8 characters including at least a number and a capitalized letter. Avoid the use of special characters in your password. 

  • You can then log in with your details after creating the account

What can you report with this App?

Once you have the mobile app installed, you can report any of the following to the FDA;

  • Adverse reactions of any medicine, vaccine, blood and blood products, supplements or herbal medicines, medical devices, household chemicals, and cosmetic products.
  • Problems with suspected pharmaceutical defect
  • Medicine ineffectiveness
  • Medication errors
  • Suspected counterfeit or fake medicines


Dr. Ehoneah Obed is a registered pharmacist and a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana. He has a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and has experience working in a Tertiary hospital as well as various community pharmacies. He is also a software engineer interested in healthcare technologies.

His love for helping others motivates him to create content on an array of topics mostly relating to the health of people and also software engineering content.

He is knowledgeable in digital marketing, content marketing, and a host of other skills that make him versatile enough to uplift any team he joins.

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Isaiah Amoo is a practicing community pharmacist in good standing with the Pharmacy Council of Ghana who has meaningful experience in academia and industrial pharmacy. He is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, England, UK and currently pursuing his overseas pharmacy assessment programme (MSc) at Aston University, UK. He had his MPhil degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He has about 5 years’ experience as a community Pharmacist and has also taught in academic institutions like KNUST, Kumasi Technical University, Royal Ann College of Health, and G-Health Consult. He likes to spend time reading medical research articles and loves sharing his knowledge with others.

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