Eng. George Otim, the Commissioner Health Services Infrastructure in the MOH says the contractor, Silverbacks Pharmacy Ltd has asked for time to get a voltage stabiliser to address the high power voltage challenge.
According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe forms of the disease end up in need of a ventilator because they cannot breathe since their lungs are immersed in the fluid.
Dr Richard Idro, the Uganda Medical Association president, says that the death of medical workers needs to be addressed urgently. He says the government needs to consider keeping senior doctors away from hospital rounds.