National Drug Authority (NDA) is mandated to ensure availability of efficacious and cost-effective drugs to the entire population of Uganda at all times, as a means of providing satisfactory health care and safeguarding the appropriate use of drugs.
NDA wishes to notify the public wishing to operate pharmacies in Uganda that:-
Detailed guidelines are available to anyone wishing to set up a wholesale or retail pharmacy.
All pharmacies must operate under direct supervision of a Pharmacists to ensure that medicines are of good quality, safe and effective.
Certain restrictions are in place on the siting of new pharmacies to ensure that all pharmacies comply with the law and provide a high quality service to all people accessing care from them.
Therefore it is advisable for all potential pharmacy owners to contact NDA prior to making any investments