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16:21
16:21

NDA Impounds Drugs, Closes 167 Drug Shops in Greater Luwero 2 2

The drug shops were found operating without licenses, employing unqualified staff, clinics illegally operating drug shops and others operated in unconducive buildings.
11:59
11:59

KIU Lecturer, Five Others Arrested with Fake Vet Drugs Fake Drugs 3 3

Abias Rwamwiri, the Spokesperson of the National Drug Authority, says that Agaba is a lecturer from the School of Clinical Medicine at Kampala International University Ishaka in Bushenyi and owns a printery business.
12:08
12:08

NDA Reports No Major Side Effects for Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccines MOH 2

Uganda received 300,000 doses of Sinovac in July as a donation from China, and the jabs were subsequently ringfenced for teachers who had not been vaccinated. According to the health ministry, the vaccines meant for teachers have all been used up, with Kampala recording up to 200,000 vaccinations in this category.
15:15
15:15

Medical Students Decry Forced Vaccination As Postmortem for Deceased Colleague Delays 1 5

Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) told URN on Tuesday that he has received six letters from students since Friday calling for the reversal of the directive compelling them to take the COVID-19 jab before accessing training.
14:06
14:06

Police Deserter Arrested for Impersonating NDA Staff drug inspection 1

Engwedu and Dr Martin Okello were allegedly carrying out illegal operations and confiscating drugs in Osera, Kapokin, Akum and Akide under Ongino sub-counties.
17:41
17:41

COVID-19 Profiteers Flood Uganda With Fake Tests And Kits Ministry of Health 3 1 Top story

Be aware of Fraudulent Coronavirus tests being administered by people seeking to profiteer from COVID-19 or Corona tests
20:30
20:30

Why Medics Can’t Administer Covidex For COVID-19 Patients 4

Prof Pauline Byakika, a member of the Scientific Committee of the National COVID-19, task force says the drug is only a supplement and can only be recommended for use as a treatment once clinical trials have been completed.
10:13
10:13

COVID-19: Another Herbal Concoction Hits Market in Masaka Despite MOH Warning MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 2 Top story

Kawonawo, who is known for making anti-cough and cold herbal mixtures, says that he improved his formulas by blending plants rich in Vitamins A and C as well as those with high alkaline levels to suppress the virus.
20:25
20:25

Experts Worry Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Scam Could Hinder Uptake 4

On Tuesday, the unit revealed that they had arrested two nurses from Nakawa on accusations of vaccinating people using suspected fake vaccines in jabs taken between May 15 and June 17.
08:45
08:45

Experts Say COVIDEX is Safe But Caution Against Nosal Use Twaweza survey 1 4 Top story

Pamela Achii, the President of the Uganda Pharmaceutical Society and Dr Grace Nambatya, the Director of Research at the Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory say that while the herbal-based treatment has not been approved by the NDA, it has some ingredients to treat COVD-related infections and should not be wholly dismissed.
13:34
13:34

Drug Resistant Ticks Puzzle Farmers in Ankole 1 6

Petero Bagerize, a farmer in Masha Sub County says that they have failed to get the genuine acaricides to kill ticks. Bagerize, explains that he has resorted to spraying his cows every after two days because the ticks fall off after spraying but later attack the cows.
12:39
12:39

Masaka Drug Shop Operators Protest Payment of Trading License Fees Masaka City Council 4

The drug shop operators says that several local government authorities such as sub county and division councils have already issued assessment forms for the taxes they have to pay to the councils as trading license which they says that its unfair since they already paid money to NDA to secure their operational licenses.
18:23
18:23

Researchers Start Study on Impact of Food and Beverage Advertising On Children Makerere University 4 1

This study which has been code named FACE – U lasts a year and will be conducted in cities and towns of Kampala, Wakiso, Kabale, Mbale and Kampala. In addition to assessing what children eat, the researchers will interview parents and policymakers in addition to assessing how often children targeted adverts run in the media.
17:51
17:51

MOH Permits Companies to Import COVID-19 Vaccines for Their Staff Ministry of Health 4

She says companies can import the vaccines on condition that they will not sell them to the final recipients and that they are those that have been cleared by the World Health Organization for emergency use.
11:07
11:07

NDA Closes 305 Illegal Drug Outlets in South West 3 1

During the operation, 678 boxes of assorted drugs estimated at 204 Million Shillings were impounded, while 3 boxes of expired Veterinary drugs and other 3 Agrochemicals were impounded.
12:25
12:25

NDA Closes Drug Outlets over Illegal Operations 2

Tamale says NDA has now resorted to a mass sensitization campaign to take the people through what is required to be licensed and its relevance owing to increasing number of people who opt to take corners when asked to register their businesses.
15:46
15:46

NDA Fails to Inspect Drug Manufacturing Plants drug inspection 1

The just released annual report indicates that they only did 92 inspections of manufacturing sources of the 200 that they had scheduled to conduct.
19:16
19:16

Over 5,000 Adverse Reactions to HIV Drugs Reported to NDA MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Because of drug toxicity, Sekyaana says they have had to withdraw some drugs and made recommendations for review of treatment guidelines which they have realized negatively impact retention of clients on treatment.
12:49
12:49

Sale of Livestock Drugs by Unlicensed Dairy Farmer's Cooperatives Worries NDA 1 5 Top story

Dr. Bernard Sibwome, the head of Drug Regulation in NDA, says the dairies use unqualified people to dispense drugs to farmers, which is dangerous to human and animal life.
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