The Entebbe Warehouse has 8,000 pallets, space for the stock, while the new warehouse will have 30,000 pallet positions. The cold chain unit at the new warehouse will also be five times bigger than the one at Entebbe. The cold chain unit is where vaccines are kept.
Nine Committee members led by the chairperson, Jesca Ababiku visited specifically Bunonko-Misoli village in Kigungu and Bugonga landing site in Bugonga parish to ascertain how many people have been affected by Lake Victoria floods, whether or not the affected people are within the 200-meter protected zone, the extent of damage and possible solutions.
They have created more space to enable social distancing, installing automated document readers to eliminate excessive scanning passport pages and e- boarding pass readers and other glass shields at the baggage check-in points to reduce contact between passengers and immigration, customs and health officers.
In an event held on Tuesday evening, Ambassador Malac was thanked for her involvement in the awareness efforts to keep Ebola away from Uganda when it continues killing thousands in the Neighboring DR Congo. The event was attended by heads of health bodies and staff of the Ministry of Health.
At the reopening, government put in place guidelines including requirements that only allowed Ugandan citizens to access and mine, a ban on the use of mercury in the mines as well as reduction in the mining time from 8:00am to 6:30pm.