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NDA closes drug outlets in Acholi over non compliance

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has closed 110 drug outlets in the Acholi sub-region. The outlets were closed in the districts of Gulu, Omoro, Amuru, Nwoya, Kitgum and Lamwo. During the operation, 248 drug outlets were inspected including pharmacies, 225 drug shops and seven veterinary drug …

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NDA raids Kampala pharmacies, impounds drugs worth sh46 million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority has impounded drugs worth sh46 million from 22 outlets within Kampala. The drugs were got during a 12-day enforcement operation after NDA were tipped off that some pharmacies and drug shops were operating without valid licenses. The operation also targeted …

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NDA rounds up illegal drug dealers in eastern Uganda

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has arrested and charged two people for allegedly Impersonating as NDA staff and three for dealing in illegal sell and smuggling of drugs. Officials of NDA also impounded assorted drugs worth shillings 130 million from private pharmacies and clinics in …

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COVID-19 pushes self-medication up

Doctors warn practice can result in improper treatment or cause new illness Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | More Ugandans are treating themselves without first seeking medical adviceas the COVID-19 pandemic rages. The Council of Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda made the revelation in a recent statement. “With the surge of …

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Fight over Covidex

Mistakes Prof. Ogwang, his lawyers, employers shouldn’t make Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Prof. Patrick Ogwang, the pharmacist now renowned for the supportive Covid-19 herbal remedy, Covidex, is being challenged by his employer; Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), over the ownership rights. In June, the National Drug …

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