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NDA shuts down 178 drug shops in Western Uganda

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has closed 178 drug outlets in Western Uganda. The outlets were closed in an operation that started on December 1, 2021 and ended on December 10, 2021, covering 19 districts of Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Bunyangabo,Kabarole,Mubende, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Kagadi, Kakumiro, Mityana, Kasanda, Hoima, …

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NDA arrests 15 for operating illegal drug shops

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifteen drug dealers in the Greater Masaka sub-region are in trouble for illegally operating pharmacies.  They were arrested by the National Drugs Authority-NDA during their week-long compliance and enforcement operation conducted in the area. Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at NDA says the …

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Trade committee wants all energy drinks tested for adulteration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry has directed Uganda National Bureau of Standards-UNBS and National Drug Authority-NDA, to test all energy and health drinks to ascertain the levels of adulteration and caffeine. While meeting officials from UNBS, NDA and Uganda Communications Commission-UCC on …

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MPs hand ‘health drink’ makers to Police over misleading adverts

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Trade Tourism and Industries on Friday handed Fazil Wabulembo, a food scientist working with Mukamanayamba Energy Drink to the police for interrogations over misleading adverts. The committee was meeting energy and soft drink producers who were tasked to explain misleading advertisements …

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NDA recalls sexual arousing M-Magix coffee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority has recalled M-Magix Coffee after test results revealed that the beverage is adulterated. According to the drug authority, the beverage which is sold as a sexual arousing drink for men was found to be laced with Sildenafil citrate, a drug used …

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NDA closes 167 drug shops in greater Luwero over non compliance

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded drugs worth 81 million shillings and closed 167 drug shops in greater Luwero. The drug shops were found operating without licenses, employing unqualified staff, clinics illegally operating drug shops and others operated in unconducive buildings. The operation was conducted …

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KIU lecturer, five others arrested over fake veterinary drugs

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint operation conducted by the National Drug Authority (NDA) and Uganda Police Force in Bushenyi district has led to the arrest of six suspects accused of selling fake acaricides. The suspects are Deo Marks Mubangizi, Cleophus Kyobutungi, Steven Bamwine, Jude Agaba, Asiimwe Mwesigye and Urban …

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