In Mpigi, the exercise was scheduled to take place at Mpigi Health Center IV, Muduuma Health Center III, Nkozi hospital and Butooro Health Center where all health workers are expected to report to be vaccinated. Dr. Nannozi expects health workers in the district to be exemplary to the community by turning up in big numbers to participate in the exercise.
Several patients, particularly expectant mothers told trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde that they have been forced to abandon the facility and instead endured a long journey to Gombe Hospital in the neighbouring Butambala district to avoid harassment and extortion.
Mpigi Resident District Commissioner Rose Mary Byabasaija says that the patient has returned to the island after two weeks of treatment at Mulago Hospital in Kampala. Also, none of his contacts was found positive after the 14 days of quarantine.
The food will be distributed to persons whose livelihood was affected by measures put in place by the government to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease. Some of it will go the needy members of the community.
The call comes barely hours after the arrest of Rev Fr Deogratius Kiibi Kateregga from St. Joseph parish in Mpigi town for allegedly defying the guidelines. Fr Kiibi was arrested by Police Officers, working with District Internal Security Officer and UPDF soldiers, early today.
Dr Jane Ruth Nassanga, the Mpigi District Health Officers says although Mpigi Health Centre IV is close to most of accident black spots, the health workers fail to handle emergencies due to limited medical supplies and manpower.
In his June 12th letter addressed to Mpigi Chief Administrative Officer, Ssekweyama claims that part of the hospital land measuring 6 acres located on block 94 Mawokota was part of the Mailo Hold in the names of Matayo Mpanga Kidimbo, one of the clan elders.