According to Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Africa Regional Director, while there is this general reduction, countries in West Africa are experiencing a resurgence including Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Nigeria that are also battling other outbreaks including viral hemorrhagic fevers.
Andrew Ogwetta Otto, the City Councilor for Pece –Laroo Division North says due to lack of funding, a lot of Village COVID -19 Taskforces have become discouraged. He appealed to the City Clerk to speed up the process of having the disbursement used.
The Global Fund has since 2007 committed a total of $1.7billion in funding to HIV, malaria and tuberculosis with annual contributions to health programmes bigger than the annual health budget appropriated by government.
According to Baine, the 13,000 doses have been district to the 260 prison facilities across the country purposely to vaccinate high-risk inmates and prison warders. Uganda Prisons have so far registered 1,915 positive COVID-19 cases since the pandemic broke out in Uganda in March 2020.