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NDA closes 180 drug shops found operating illegally in West

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |The National Drug Authority-NDA Western regional office has closed 180 drug shops found operating illegally. The drug shops were closed during the five days long operation covering the districts of Kyankwanzi, Kyenjonjo, ,Masindi, Kiryandongo, and Hoima. The operation was conducted between February 4th to February …

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NDA impounds medicine worth sh69m in Lango

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drugs Authority (NDA) in collaboration with Uganda Police has impounded assorted drugs worth 69 million shillings from unlicensed drug shops in Lango sub region. During the five-day compliance enforcement operation conducted in six districts of Apac, Alebtong, Kole, Oyam, Lira District and …

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NDA closes 166 drug shops in Busoga

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has closed 166 illegal drug outlets in the Busoga Sub-region. The outlets lacked licenses and qualified staff to operate such facilities. NDA also impounded 241 boxes of assorted medicines valued at 80 Million Shillings. The five-day operation was carried out in …

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NDA confiscates coffee laced with erectile dysfunction drug

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has confiscated a consignment of L- coffee, which was being imported into the country as a nutritional supplement. While the sachet of L-Coffee shows that it’s a blend of Arabica and Robusta coffee beans and that it’s an energy …

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NDA closes 86 drug shops in greater Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has closed 86 drug shops and pharmacies in the Greater Luwero districts. Early this week, NDA and Police embarked on a compliance enforcement operation targeting drug outlets in the districts of Luwero, Nakaseke, and Nakasongola. On Friday, William James Tamale, the …

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NEW POLICY: Separate body to oversee plant, animal health

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the proposed amendments to the National Drug Policy and Authority Act, creating a new body responsible for overseeing the quality of agricultural and veterinary health inputs. This role was formerly under the National Drug Authority (NDA). This decision was made following …

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Prof. Ogwang prevails in COVIDEX ownership dispute

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has confirmed Associate Professor Peter Ogwang as the true owner of the COVIDEX support drug used on the COVID 19 virus. High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana ruled Friday that the ownership of the COVIDEX drug isn’t contested since Mbarara University …

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Pastor Kayanja’s acaricide adulterated with banned chemicals: NDA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An investigation by the National Drug Authority (NDA) has found Tickoff, an acaricide produced by Pastor Robert Kayanja of Miracle Center Cathedral and two colleagues to be adulterated with chemicals that have since been banned. According to Abiaz Rwamwiri, NDA’s Public Relations Officer, the product …

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NDA closes down 70 shops, Impounds drugs worth UGX40 million

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority – NDA has closed 70 drug outlets and impounded 140 boxes of drugs worth 40 million shillings during a seven day compliance enforcement operation in the seven districts of Rwenzori region. The operation, according to the Authority, targeted drug outlets that …

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