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NDA closes 117 illegal drug shops

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has closed 117 illegal drug outlets in Northern Uganda during an operation aimed at enforcing compliance with licensing requirements. NDA conducted the operations between Oct 19th and 30th to crackdown down on drug outlets operating in none compliance with their …

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Defective condoms: Man sues gov’t after contracting HIV

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man who allegedly contracted HIV and gonorrhea after using defective Life Guard condoms has sued Maristopes Uganda, National Drug Authority-NDA and the government for negligently supplying products that adversely affected the public. In his application filed before the High Court Division, Joseph Kintu demands …

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NDA concerned about unregistered drugs on the market

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at the National Drug Authority-NDA has noted that most pharmacies sell unregistered drugs to the public. Speaking to journalists on Friday after a nationwide pharmacy and drug shop inspection in Jinja district, Kyomukama said that they have recovered …

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Three more sanitizer brands fail NDA quality tests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) warns the public against the use of three sanitizer brands – Sanit, Vexesan and Sigma all locally manufactured for failure to meet quality standards. According to David Nahamya, the Secretary to the Authority, the manufacturers have been asked to withdraw …

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We need accountability for COVID funds

It’s time to test the transparency and accountability that this government boasts of and preaches as its principles COMMENT | MICHEAL ABONEKA | First, Parliament approved a supplementary budget of Shs284 billion to fight COVID-19. This was approved under Addendum 2, of the Supplementary Expenditure Schedule No. 2 for Financial …

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Wrong masks used in hospitals – National Drug Authority

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers could be using wrong masks mistaking them for surgical masks that are required in hospital or infectious settings after the National Drug Authority (NDA) found a shortfall in their labeling. Brenda Kitimbo, the Principal Regulatory Officer at NDA says that although medical …

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NDA receiving proposals for research into COVID-19 medicine

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Drug Authority (NDA) is currently receiving research proposals towards the development of medicine for treating the coronavirus–COVID 19. The NDA Public Relations Officer, Fredrick Ssekyana told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday afternoon that they started receiving documents on Friday …

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