The hopes of Ugandans continue to accelerate as the Uganda National Drug Authority (NDA) approves another herbal drug to complement the treatment and management of Covid-19. The Vidicine drug was inaugurated in Mbarara City on Wednesday by pharmacognist Edward Kazire, the proprietor of Kazire Health Products.
The propertier of kazire health products said that they embarked on this project of manufacturing a complementary treatment for Covid-19 a year ago, this was in response to the pandemic that befell the world. Being practitioners in the field of natural medicine, we found it important to engage in first tracking the solution to save our people.He said scientists will keep making research to ensure that they get a cure for Covid-19 as the world continues to grapple with the pandemic.
“I would like to inform Ugandans and the world of science that the journey of finding this solution is taking shape. We registered a landmark step on August 16 when NDA notified our herbal medicine under brand name Kazire Vidicine,” Mr Kazire said.
Mr Kazire said he used the drug on 270 Covid-19 patients on home-based care during the second lockdown as a complementary treatment, which helped them (patients) to avoid getting severe to seek for oxygen support. None of these patients went for oxygen support and it’s because of the vidicine drug we gave them,” Mr Kazire said.