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Gov’t agencies to crackdown media advertising counterfeit health drinks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The advertisement and promotion of drinks with claims of health benefits has been stopped unless approved by the National Drug Authority (NDA), Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) and Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). Many non-carbonated soft drinks have increasingly been marketed as health drinks, energy …

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Six arrested in Sheema over counterfeit veterinary drugs

Sheema, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has arrested six people in an operation on counterfeit veterinary drug dealers around the Ankole sub-region. The operation was conducted in the districts of Mbarara and Sheema. The six arrested have been identified as Wilson Kafeero, a retired veterinary officer and …

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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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