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NDA cracks down on illegal drug dealers, arrests 4 in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded unauthorised drugs worth Shillings 50 Million and picked up four suspects in Mbale town. This followed a crackdown on illegal drug shops in Bugisu and Sebei sub regions conducted by NDA backed by the Uganda Police Force. During …

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Over 30m condoms available for christmas, boxing day- MoH

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  More than 30 million male and 173,000 female condoms are ready for distribution nationwide during Christmas and Boxing Day. Vastha Kibirige, the National Coordinator of the Condom Desk in the Health Ministry disclosed this to URN. Unlike the usual stock out during the festive season, Kibirige …

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NDA closes 183 drug outlets in Western Ugandan.

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 183 drug outlets have been closed by the National Drug Authority-NDA in Western Uganda over the last one week. The outlets were closed in an enforcement operation that started on November 18, 2019 and ended on November 22, 2019. It covered 19 …

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NDA cautions against using herbal mixtures to treat malaria

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Drug Authority (NDA) has cautioned against the use of non-pharmaceutical forms of the Artemisia plant to treat malaria even though widely used antimalarial drugs like coartem are derived from the plant. While people continue to use herbal concoctions vended around busy Kampala streets as …

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NDA sanctions panty condom acceptability study

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The long-awaited panty condom might be on the market within the next six months. The panty condom, which was brought into the country about two years ago had remained unused, to allow the National Drug Authority (NDA) time to prove that it’s fit for …

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NDA impounds medicines worth UGX 75m in Northern Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has confiscated over 200 boxes of assorted medicines during a five-day enforcement operation conducted in 16 districts in northern Uganda. The authority also issued closure notices to 164 drug outlets that have been operating without necessary requirements, across the …

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