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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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NDA closes 277 drug outlets for operating illegally

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA southeastern regional office has closed 277 drug shops accused of operating illegally. The drug shops were closed in the three weeks long operation covering Namayingo, Namatumba, Bugweri, Kamuli, Kaliro, Luuka, Buyende, Mayuge, Buikwe, Kayunga, Iganga, Jinja district and Jinja city. During the …

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NDA closes 249 drug outlets in Western region

Drug outlets closed were trading in expired drugs and involved in relabeling, packaging of medicines Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has closed at least 249 drug outlets in Western Uganda. The outlets were closed during an enforcement operation that started on April 26, 2021, and ended on …

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