The National Drug Authority (NDA) was established in 1993 by the National Drug Policy and Authority Statute which in 2000 became the National Drug Policy and Authority (NDP/A) Act, Cap. 206 of the Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition).
The Act established a National Drug Policy and National Drug Authority to ensure the availability, at all times, of essential, efficacious and cost-effective drugs to the entire population of Uganda as a means of providing satisfactory healthcare and safeguarding the appropriate use of drugs.
| Vision|| Mission|
A Uganda with safe, effective, quality medicines and health care products.
Promoting and protecting public health through the effective regulation of human, animal medicines and health care products.
| Core Values|
The functions of the Drug Authority are stated under Section 5 of the NDP/A Act, Cap. 206. These are;-