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UNBS directed to withdraw quality mark on energy drinks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry has directed Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to withdraw their distinctive marks on all the energy drinks which have violated standards. The Chairperson of the committee, Mwine Mpaka gave the regulatory body seven days to take punitive …

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Private pharmacies operating within Mulago hospital evicted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Private pharmacies that have been operating within Mulago National referral hospital have been kicked out following a directive by health minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng. The minister instructed the National Drug Authority (NDA) to enforce closure of all private facilities operating within public health facilities. According …

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NDA moves to end drug hawking in Arua city

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has embarked on a campaign to stop drug hawkers in Arua city. Emmanuel Omirambe, the NDA West Nile regional manager notes that drug hawkers in public places including streets and commercial buses have increased ever since Arua was elevated to city …

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NDA stuck with impounded drugs worth UGX 53million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drugs Authority (NDA) southwestern region office is stuck with drugs worth 53 million Shillings that were impounded during operations carried out last year. The two weeks operation was conducted in 15 districts of Buhweju, Bushenyi, Ibanda, Isingiro, Kasese, Kamwenge, Kazo, Kiruhura, Kitagwenda, Lyantonde, Mbarara, …

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Livestock farmers in Tooro puzzled by drug resistant ticks

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drugs Authority-NDA has embarked on training extension workers and livestock farmers in the Rwenzori region on rational use of drugs following farmers’ complaints about drug resistance. The training comes at a time when livestock farmers in Kabarole district are troubled by the continued …

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SPOKESPERSON: Changes to NDA Tower design were to achieve functionality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Drug Authority-NDA has made structural adjustments to the building plan of their proposed headquarters in Kampala. The 12-floor tower comprises offices, laboratories and a three-level basement parking area. Abias Rwamiwiri, the NDA Spokesperson, says that the changes were vital to achieve the functionality of …

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Changes to NDA Tower design could cost taxpayer Sh3.5 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government risks losing up to Sh3.5 billion following unapproved structural adjustments in the building plan of the proposed National Drug Authority-NDA headquarters in Kampala. This is part of the findings in a recent report by the Auditor General, John F.S Muwanga. The Auditor General’s …

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NDA bans Stronger Weekend drink adultered with viagra

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority has banned the sale of three batches of drinks namely, Stronger Weekend, Stronger Pineapple Wine and Stronger Beer after tests carried out revealed the products were laced with viagra and aphrodisiac. The affected batch numbers are SW0032020TOMI with UNBS QC number …

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