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09:54
09:54

Experts Advocate Shifting Focus from Drug Abusers to Facilitators in New Narcotic Drugs Bill 1 4

During a press conference organized to commemorate World Drug Day, Rogers Kasirye, the Executive Director of Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL), emphasized that laws have proven ineffective in stopping drug abuse among users.
13:17
13:17

Ministry Resorts to Awareness as NDA Struggles To Trace Source Of Chinese Pill Ministry of Health 3

During a media briefing held alongside the International Family Planning Conference, Dr. Richard Mugahi, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Reproductive and Infant Health, expressed concern over the pill, which is suspected to have caused the sudden death of Barbara Atwiine at the Uganda Police headquarters in Naguru in March this year.
17:10
17:10

NDA Partners With Mbarara Hospital to Improve Reporting of Adverse Drug Reaction 1

Adverse Drug effects can occur as a result of contamination during transportation or storage, poor prescription, counterfeit products, and allergies.
17:22
17:22

Pastor Kayanja’s Acaricide Adulterated with Banned Chemicals-NDA 1

According to Abiaz Rwamwiri, NDA’s Public Relations Officer, the product is laced with diazinon, a highly concentrated fumigant used to kill bedbugs, bats, and termites.
16:38
16:38

NDA Partners With Tooro Kingdom to Curb Irregular Drug Sale, Use 3

Dr. Beyeza Tito, the Tooro Kingdom Health Minister said that they have heard complaints of people using Panadol to soften foods such as beans and the youth crushing Anti-retroviral drugs for HIV and smoking them.
08:44
08:44

Drugs Worth UGX 26M Confiscated As NDA Raids Outlets in Masaka 1 2

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at NDA says the operation was conducted in Masaka, Rakai, Kalangala, and Sembabule districts, targeting unlicensed human and veterinary drugs outlets that were earlier issued with closure notices over noncompliance with set standards.
15:16
15:16

NGO Calls for Ban on Alcohol Industry Participation in School Related CSR 5 2

Olivier van Beemen a Dutch journalist and author of the book Heineken in Africa addressed a press conference on Tuesday where he shared that the Amsterdam-based beer company had launched a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign against alcohol consumption in Rwanda but they were indirectly promoting the brand to learners.
12:04
12:04

10 Arrested for Vending Drugs in Teso 1 3

The operation that ended on Friday was conducted in the weekly markets of Bukedea, Soroti, Serere, Ngora, and Katakwi districts.
16:48
16:48

NDA Moves to Clampdown on Broadcasters Persistently Airing Misleading Drug Ads 3 1

Abiaz Rwamwiri, the Authority’s Public Relations Officer told journalists on Thursday that with increasing complaints of misleading information and claims that some soft drinks contain curative properties against specific diseases, they decided to start dialoguing with broadcasters to stop airing the adverts.
16:58
16:58

NDA, Church of Uganda Sign MOU to Curb Drug Abuse in Schools 4 1

NDA will be operating in all the 37 Dioceses under the Church of Uganda where they will hold training and enroll in care for those that will come out to confess their drug abuse-related problems.
18:13
18:13

National Drug Authority to Deny Unvaccinated Staff, Visitors Access to Premises MOH 1

According to NDA, visitors or staff that are not vaccinated will have to present a negative PCR test carried out 72 hours before.
13:31
13:31

Six Arrested in Sheema over Counterfeit Veterinary Drugs 2 2

The Head of veterinary services NDA, Jeanne Muhindo, says that the culprits have been duplicating pesticides for spraying bedbugs, cockroaches and other insects and re-package them as acaricides for spraying animal, which they rebrand as Tick Burn.
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