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COVIDEX clinical trial gets sh3 billion boost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has allocated shs3billion for studies into the efficacy of COVIDEX, a herbal solution that helps relieve symptoms associated with COVID-19. Prof. Patrick Engeu Ogwang, a clinical pharmacologist behind the herbal concoction revealed this to Uganda Radio Network in an interview. He, however, says …

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Herbal skin treatments

Makerere University scientists give traditionalists a boost | THE INDEPENDENT | An organic research group at Makerere University Kampala has embarked on testing the safety, quality and efficacy of herbal remedies in a bid to ensure that only those found safe and effective are used. The group from the university’s …

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COVIDEX: Prof Ogwang asks court to dismiss case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The inventor of Covid-19 supplementary drug Covidex, Prof Patrick Ogwang has asked High Court to dismiss the case filed by lawyer George William Alenyo seeking orders that he is not the lawful proprietor of the drug and therefore should remit money collected from the sales …

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UIA to support Prof Ogwang in Covidex promotion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Investment Authority, UIA, has intervened to promote the herbal treatment solution Covidex, an innovation by Mbarara University of Science and Technology Professor, Patrick Engeu Ogwang. Ogwang caught the eye of the public, the government and the international community last month following testimonies about …

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Fight over Covidex

Mistakes Prof. Ogwang, his lawyers, employers shouldn’t make Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Prof. Patrick Ogwang, the pharmacist now renowned for the supportive Covid-19 herbal remedy, Covidex, is being challenged by his employer; Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), over the ownership rights. In June, the National Drug …

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Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Fight over Covidex: Mistakes Prof. Ogwang, his lawyers, employers shouldn’t make THE LAST WORD South Africa’s slippery slope: Why the arrest and detention of Jacob Zuma is dangerous for the unity and stability …

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