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NDA arrests six people with fake FMD drug in Kazo district

Kazo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Six people have been arrested in Kazo District after they were found selling a drug purported to be treating Foot and Mouth disease. During the same operation, as conducted by the National Drug Authority, up to 10 boxes of a drug labelled Anti-efmdi drug were confiscated. Dr …

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Parliament approves amendment of NMS, NDA acts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has approved the amendment of the National Medical Stores-NMS and National Drug Authority-NDA acts.  This follows Parliament’s adoption of the Public Accounts Committee- PAC Central Government report on the findings of the Auditor-General on the Health Sector for the financial years 2016/2017 to 2019/2020.  In …

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NDA closes drug outlets over illegal operations

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority- NDA has closed down more than 600 drug outlets over illegal operations.  Dr. James Tamale who heads regions at the NDA says that apart from operating without licenses and being run by unqualified individuals, many of the medicines that they …

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Scientist stranded with innovation despite presidential nod

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The directive by President Yoweri Museveni to several institutions to guide bio-technologist Robert Mijumbi refine his idea of a COVID-19 cure has only created him anxiety and unnecessary suspense, the young scientist told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.  Mijumbi who was arrested in April …

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National drug authority impounds smuggled drugs in Teso

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Drug Authority has impounded hundreds of unregistered and smuggled drugs sold in Pharmacies in Soroti and Serere districts. The impounded drugs include herbal concoctions like Super Mulabe, which is marketed as a wonder drug for all ailments including HIV/AIDS, as well as Kisakyamuzadde, …

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Marie stopes ordered to recall 4 Million life guard condoms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Marie Stopes Uganda, a Non-Government Organisation that offers reproductive health services, has been asked to recall two batches of Life Guard condoms on the Ugandan market following complaints from customers. Marie Stopes are the sole distributors of the condoms in Uganda.   According to a letter …

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