Dei Pharmaceuticals was visited by Hon. Elioda Tumwesigye, Min of Science, Technology and Innovation together with Dr. Peter Ndemere, Executive Secretary- Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Mrs. Jennifer Muwuliza, Asst. Commissioner for Policy & Planning (MoSTI) and Mr. Ronald Jagwe, Uganda National Council for Science & Technology.
The site, in Matugga, Wakiso District, is going to be the home of the world-class (cGMP) Dei Pharmaceuticals plant, which will take a whooping US$ 82 million for the first phase.
On top of the pharmaceutical plant, the following laboratories will be constructed
- Quality Control Laboratory
- Drug Discovery, R & D Laboratory
- Cancer Research Laboratory
- and later a Bio-Technology Laboratory (estimated to cost US$ 65 million).
In order to achieve this grand plan, it will require a total of US$ 162 million for the plant and laboratories.