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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 closes 167 drug shops in greater Luwero over non compliance

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded drugs worth 81 million shillings and closed 167 drug shops in greater Luwero. The drug shops were found operating without licenses, employing unqualified staff, clinics illegally operating drug shops and others operated in unconducive buildings. The operation was conducted …

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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 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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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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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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National drug authority impounds smuggled drugs in Teso

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Drug Authority has impounded hundreds of unregistered and smuggled drugs sold in Pharmacies in Soroti and Serere districts. The impounded drugs include herbal concoctions like Super Mulabe, which is marketed as a wonder drug for all ailments including HIV/AIDS, as well as Kisakyamuzadde, …

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NDA cracks down on illegal drug dealers, arrests 4 in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded unauthorised drugs worth Shillings 50 Million and picked up four suspects in Mbale town. This followed a crackdown on illegal drug shops in Bugisu and Sebei sub regions conducted by NDA backed by the Uganda Police Force. During …

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NDA impounds 121 boxes of drugs, arrests five in West Nile

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has arrested five people for illegal dealing in drugs. Four people including a Congolese national were arrested in Arua, while one was arrested in Nebbi in a crackdown on illegal dealing in drugs. The five day operation which started …

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