Robinah Nabbanja, the State Minister for Health announced that the government was withdrawing the bill, moments after the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga called for its second reading this afternoon. The Bill was first tabled before parliament for consideration in August 2019.
According to schools that URN visited, schools like St Joseph’s Nansana and Sam Iga Memorial School and St Stephen’s Church of Uganda Primary School found it hard to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures due to lack of adequate space.
According to data from the health ministry, over 3, 000,000 are registered in this age group. During this round vaccination, persons aged 18 and above who suffer from co-morbidities like; asthma, diabetes,high blood pressure can also go and get their jabs.