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New PS Ggoobi asks NMS to seek accountability for drugs supplied

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury in the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development, Ramathan Ggoobi,  says there is a need to enhance accountability in the delivery and utilization of drugs and medical supplies to public health facilities. Ggoobi noted that …

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Drug stock outs frustrate health care delivery in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health service delivery is on standstill at different government-owned health facilities in Gulu following prolonged drugs stock outs in the district. According to the District Health Department, the National Medical Stores-NMS, which is mandated to procure, store and distribute human medication and other consumables to …

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NDA closes 167 drug shops in greater Luwero over non compliance

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded drugs worth 81 million shillings and closed 167 drug shops in greater Luwero. The drug shops were found operating without licenses, employing unqualified staff, clinics illegally operating drug shops and others operated in unconducive buildings. The operation was conducted …

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NDA rounds up illegal drug dealers in eastern Uganda

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has arrested and charged two people for allegedly Impersonating as NDA staff and three for dealing in illegal sell and smuggling of drugs. Officials of NDA also impounded assorted drugs worth shillings 130 million from private pharmacies and clinics in …

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NMS to digitally track patients who receive drugs

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Medical Stores (NMS) plans to digitally track all patients who will receive drugs and other essential supplies at public health facilities by 2024. The plan is part of the agency’s move to digitize the supply chain to enhance transparency in the procurement, …

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Prof Kabasa to investigate quality of animal and crop drugs

Uganda Veterinary Association applauds minister for timely intervention Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Frank Tumwebaze has today named a committee of Ugandan experts to examine the frequent outcry of farmers and other farming stake-holders regarding the quality and efficacy of animal …

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