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NDA impounds medicines worth UGX 100M in operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded 406 boxes of substandard assorted medicines worth 100 Million Shillings. The head of enforcement at NDA Samuel KyomukamaIn said that the drugs were impounded from the districts of Iganga, Kamuli, Buyende, Jinja, Kaliro, Namutumba, Kayunga, and Jinja City. Kyomukama …

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NDA partners with Tooro kingdom to curb drug misuse

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) and Tooro Kingdom have joined hands to clamp down on illegal traders of medicines in the Rwenzori region. Dr. Merdard Bitekyerezo, the chairperson of NDA says while the authority has previously been using surveillance, arrests, and raids on pharmacies …

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NDA impounds drugs worth UGX 26m in greater Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Drugs worth over 26 million Shillings have been confiscated by the National Drugs Authority-NDA in an enforcement operation carried out in the districts of greater Masaka. Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at NDA says the operation was conducted in Masaka, Rakai, Kalangala, and Sembabule …

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NDA impounds drugs worth sh150m in Rubaga raid

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has confiscated drugs worth over 150 million Shillings in an enforcement operation carried out on unlicensed outlets in Rubaga Division in Kampala. Abiaz Rwamwiri, the authority’s Public Relations Officer told URN that a total of 80 outlets were inspected …

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NDA to clampdown on misleading drug adverts in Ugandan media

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst the struggles to ensure that producers of herbal medicines comply with the set guidelines for the promotion of medicines, the National Drug Authority (NDA) is partnering with the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to block any irregular advertisements on TV or radio. Abiaz …

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NDA, Church of Uganda sign MoU to curb drug abuse in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Church of Uganda to curb drug and substance abuse in Anglican secondary schools. At an event held on Wednesday, the Archbishop Church of Uganda Stephen Samuel Kazimba Mugalu said this school-based drug …

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Drug manufacturers want NDA to expedite approval process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has started a program of retooling company chemists to eliminate unnecessary bureaucracy. Abiaz Rwamwiri, the NDA spokesperson says that they have rejected some of the manufacturers drug prototypes many times for always misfiring on important aspects such as mixing the …

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