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Experts give mixed feedback on Veterinary Practitioners’ Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Veterinary Practitioners Bill, 2023, currently under scrutiny before Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries, has garnered mixed views from experts. The bill aims to replace the Veterinary Surgeons Act, Cap. 277, which has been in effect since 1958. If passed into …

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NEW POLICY: Separate body to oversee plant, animal health

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the proposed amendments to the National Drug Policy and Authority Act, creating a new body responsible for overseeing the quality of agricultural and veterinary health inputs. This role was formerly under the National Drug Authority (NDA). This decision was made following …

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District Veterinary Officers get 1000 meat inspection kits

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Hosts Workshop to Strengthen Veterinary Public Health Services in Uganda. Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF workshop to support District Local Governments (DLG) in producing quality and safe animal products for human consumption and the …

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The Katikkiro of Buganda to support Uganda Veterinary Association activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Two weeks after holding a successful scientific symposium and AGM in Masaka City, the Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) has been assured of increased support by the Buganda Kingdom. Activitives to book livestock farmers education, establishment of demonstration farms and promotion of ecotourism and cultural …

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UVA prepares Vets for Parish Development Model, to issue IDs

Kampala, Uganda | LOUIS JADWONG | Practicing veterinarians and para-veterinarians have been urged by the Commissioner Animal Health to acquire the newly launched UVA identification cards within a period of a year from now to ease their operations. A new Identification Card has today been launched to ensure farmers deal …

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Vet doctors demand better regulation of animal drugs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) has asked government to give them a greater role in the regulation of veterinary drugs to help stop a flood of fake products in the country. They have demanded that government brings back the regulation of veterinary drugs to the Ministry …

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