Balinda accuses Byaruhanga and his executive of failing to monitor and supervise government projects in the district. Balinda argues that the failure to monitor government projects resulted in shoddy works on the construction of a lined pit latrine at Miduma Primary School, the renovation of Kihagani Primary School staff quarters, and boreholes in Kijunjubwa and Kimengo sub-counties that were never constructed.
But Sarah Kayagi, the Chairperson Parliamentary Committee on HIV called on the leaders of Arua to continue sharing the meager HIV services with those in DRC adding that they will task government to increased resources to meet health services demand by border districts including Arua.
Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech told journalists at a press briefing Friday morning that temporary closure of the clinic is to pave way for proper disinfection of the entire health facility.
The Ministry of Local government advised the district leadership to relocate the administration offices of the district, to another area outside the city boundaries following the creation of Masaka city in July last year. But the leadership in the sub-counties of Buwunga, Bukakata, Kyesiiga, and Kyannamukaaka, which make up the district are embroiled in a dispute over where the district headquarters should be placed.
Kitgum District was allocated 407 million Shillings in July to facilitate the work of the taskforce and implement interventions for the control of Covid-19. The funding would cover expenses on case management, surveillance, communication and risk, among others.
Muhanga says the latest batch of 335,000 doses brings the total number of AstraZeneca doses received since March to 3,143,193 doses. Uganda has also received other doses, which include 1,647,270 doses of Pfizer, 647,080 of Moderna, and 300,000 doses of Sinovac.