All pharmacy and drug shop proprietors are reminded to submit their applications for renewal of licenses for pharmacies and drug shops by 15th December 2016.
National Drug Authority is a statutory government body responsible for licensing all
Pharmacies in Uganda.
National Drug Authority is responsible for regulating access of quality, safe and efficacious of drugs and health care products being imported or exported out of Uganda. All drugs to be imported must be registered unless given special clearance by NDA.
FEE STRUCTURE FOR A DRUG SHOP OPERATOR
National Drug Authority is a statutory government body responsibly for licensing drug
The NDAMIS Import Export module: interface with the Uganda National Electronic Single Window (UNeSW) was successfully implemented and launched on 4th November 2016 by Hon. Amelia Kyambadde - Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives. This will not only enhance checks and balances between URA and NDA but also reduce clearance bureaucracies that affect medicine importers & exporters hence improving clearance time at NDA ports of entry offices.
NATIONAL DRUG AUTHORITY informs the General public that
there will be minimal operations with effect from 15th to 16th
September 2016 as all staff attend a very important
Normal operation will resume on 19th September 2016.
We regret any inconveniences caused.
The National Drug Authority (NDA) has a new executive director; Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa. A pharmacist and former director at Joint Medical Stores, she appears keenly aware that she must have rebuilding the image of the authority high on her agenda. Two days before she officially reported at her new work station on Jan.07, she called a meeting to brief journalists. Several members of her staff attended a small ceremony held at the Authority headquarters on Lumumba Avenue in Kampala.
KAMPALA. Newly appointed Executive Director of the National Drug Authority (NDA) Ms Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa has said she will concentrate on building the image of the authority which has in the past suffered a series of corruption scandals and abuse of office.
Ms Kusemererwa replaces Ms Kate Kikule who has been the acting ED.
On December 05, 2015, patients from across the world celebrated Patient Solidarity Day (PSD). In Uganda PSD 2015 was celebrated on 10th December, 2015, at Zirobwe sub county Health Centre III in Luwero District. Stand with us to proclaim that healthcare is a right-without exception-which must be reflected at every level of healthcare. The Uganda Alliance of Patients Organizations (UAPO) in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), Ministry of Health, National Drug Authority, Medical Access, The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) and other Healthcare stakeholders sponsored this annual event.
NDA emerged winner of the Best Public Sector Campaign during the Public Relations of Uganda Association Excellence Awards 2014/15 held last night (29th October 2015) at Imperial Royal Hotel, Kampala.
National Drug Authority (NDA) has been conducting a number of operations in the suburbs of Kampala cracking down on unlicensed drug outlets. During these operations a number of drug outlet operators have been found wanting in terms of qualifications since they did not have any required education and training.
Public sector pharmacies are now being inspected just like pharmacies in the private sector. This is thanks to the National Drug Authority (NDA) who in partnership with Ministry of Health’s Pharmacy Division and USAID funded Securing Ugandans’ Rights to Essential Medicines (SURE) are rolling out the Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) Certification programme. Certifying a facility for ‘GPP’ guarantees that minimum standards of medicine management are met, which ensures people can access quality healthcare. The certification of pharmacies in public and private-not-for-profit health facilities is a first in Uganda.
NDA has facilitated District Drug Inspectors with forty motorcycles to enable it deliver on its mandate. The Authority signed a memorandum of understanding with the District Local Government Administrations to support it in improving drug shop operators compliance with regulatory requirements at the local level.
The World Health Organization (WHO) donated equipment to National Drug Authority (NDA) to be used for post-shipment testing of the 13 priority Life Saving Commodities (LSC) as described by the United Nations Commission Life Saving Commodities. The commodities include injections, medicines, female condoms, contraceptives and an electric suction pump and are intended to boost NDA’s capacity to test LSC, medicines and health commodities.