Dr Stephen Ssebudde, the Rukungiri District Health Officer, says a number of learners who took the first dose of the vaccine missed the second dose because schools where they often find them are closed.
Elly Kasirye, the chairperson of Wakiso District Human Rights Committee, says it will ironical to allow crowds in health facilities for voting purposes at a time the country is battling an increase in the number of Covid19 infections.
According to Lakony, they launched a community sensitization drive in May this year to stop the escalation of teenage pregnancies but hit a dead end when some parents failed to provide information on the whereabouts of their daughters.
Joel Peter Akoco, the Abongomola Sub-county VHT coordinator, says most members of his team are quitting due to lack of facilitation. He says the Shillings 10,000 given to them each quarter isn’t sufficient for them to meet their expenses.
Dr Mathew Emer, the Apac District Health Officer says locking the area that consists of over 5,000 residents in the nine villages will help the medical team trace over 100 contacts to the six confirmed cases.