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  • Dr. Medard Bitekyerezo, NDA Chairperson handing over a token of appreciation to one of the outgoing fifth Authority Board Members.

  • Group photo of NDA with Council of the Pharmaceutical Society after developing a road map on strengthening health service delivery in the Pharmaceutical sector

  • NDA Chairperson, together with some of the sixth Authority Members thanking the outgoing members of the fifth Authority

  • Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Jane-Ruth Aceng, opening the stakeholders consultative meeting on the draft National Food and Drug Bill.

  • Stakeholders during the NFDA Bill consultative meeting.

  • NDA Chairperson and Course facilitators together with Inspectors of Drugs attending the Advanced Good Manufacturing Practice Training (6th-10th March 2017) on Quality Risk Management and Data Integrity.

  • Group photo of the Hon. Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Ruth-Jane Aceng and the Chairperson, Dr. Bitekyerezo K. Medard with Members of the sixth Drug Authority Members after the inauguration ceremony held on Thursday 9, February 2017.

  • Hon. Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Ruth-Jane Aceng being welcomed by the Drug Authority Chairperson, Dr. Bitekyerezo K. Medard and the Secretary to the Authority for the inauguration ceremony of the new sixth Authority Members.

  • Dr. Bitekyerezo K. Medard being sworn in as Chairperson, for the sixth Drug Authority.

  • NDA stakeholders training on NDAMIS

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Ectoparasiticides and the challenge of Tick resistance

National Drug Authority controls the manufacture, importation, distribution and use of both human and veterinary drugs in the country. The three main concerns of veterinary drug regulation are quality, safety and efficacy (effectiveness). Veterinary drugs include acaricides which are the most important of animal drugs in terms of volumes and capital investment. Acaricides in Uganda are registered by NDA following well laid procedures that conform to international standards and following recommendation from Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), basing on pre-registration field trials on efficacy. These trials have always been coordinated by Ministry of Agriculture and carried out by the National Livestock Resources Research Institute (NaLIRRI). This ensures that NDA registers acaricides that are tested and confirmed effective in the Ugandan environment.


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