NDA Gives Pharmacies Deadline to Meet Standards

New Vision
Nov 12, 2013

Ugandan daily newspaper, New Vision reports:

Drug dealers and pharmacies have a two-year grace period to style up and meet the required good pharmaceutical practice or face closure.  

This follows announcement by the health minister that all public sector pharmacies will be subjected to inspection just like the private sector.

State minister for health in charge of general duties, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, said the implementation will be conducted with support from National Drug Authority (NDA).

Tumwesigye said at the launch of the Good Pharmacy Practice certification at Protea Hotel that the new initiative funded by USAID through SURE is geared towards enhancing Ugandan’s Rights to Essential Medicines.

Read the full article at the New Vision website.