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NMS seeks Shs298 billion to counter decline in donor funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Medical Stores (NMS) is seeking Shs 298 billion to offset the projected funding gaps arising from the declining donor funding. NMS General Manager, Moses Kamabare said that since donor agencies such as PEPFAR that have for long provided essential medicines such as …

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NMS E-services nominated for NITA-U Excellence Awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Medical Stores (NMS), a government entity mandated to procure, store and distribute essential medicines to mainly public health facilities, has been nominated for NITA-U Excellence Awards. They have been nominated under three categories, the E-Service of the Year Award (Health); E-Service of the …

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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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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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NMS struggles to supply drugs amidst inadequate funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Medical Stores – NMS is struggling to deliver the required amount of drugs due to inadequate funds. Speaking on Wednesday during the on-site monitoring of the new NMS warehouse, the NMS Chief Executive Officer Moses Kamabare said that the government allocates a third …

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