Under the initiative, UBL and other private sector players will support the scaling up of COVID-19 mobile sites in the greater Kampala Metropolitan area by sensitizing and mobilising the public to go and get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Osborn Ocheng, who also doubles as Amuru District COVID- 19 Taskforce Chairperson, told URN this morning that they gave the medical workers four days to take the jab, which has elapsed today.
What is missing are the cylinders into which the manufactured oxygen is packed and administered to patients; our country has capacity to produce sufficient oxygen gas," says Elly Karuhanga, the PSFU Chairman.
Experts point at both domestic and external factors which include the failure by Uganda’s trade partners mainly in Europe, to stabilize their economies. But some of the countries, which are the main markets for Uganda’s exports have re-introduced lockdowns for the third time as new cases of the disease rise again.
Details from a joint research released by the Center for Health and Social Economic Improvement, Makerere University, Gulu University and Ministry of Health early this week point the knowledge gap among refugees in relation to responses against COVID-19 at 40 per cent.
“We have boosted our assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic to address the additional needs of vulnerable refugees and the Ugandan communities that so generously host them,” U.S. Embassy Kampala’s Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft said.
Banalekaki petitioned the court accusing CEC, NRM’s second top organ for allegedly resolving not to nominate candidates for Special Interest Groups particularly the Youth League, a position for which he wanted to contest. The elections are scheduled for August 18, 2020.
The said group was picked from one house in Kyengera Town Council and held at Nkonkonjeru Police Post at the end of March 2020. Subsequently, they were arraigned before the Nsangi Magistrates court, charged with an act that is likely to spread the infectious disease and remanded to Kitalya government Prison.
However, one of Zaake's lawyers Abdullah Kiwanuka has told Journalists that what this order means is that if Zaake has not taken plea to the charges in Mityana, the order is very effective and must be complied with.
Through their lawyers of AF Mpanga and Company Advocates, the two legislators contend that parliament breached its rules of Procedure when it smuggled the issues of the said money into the Budget committee report without the consent of members.
The move comes in the wake of a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, which led to a 14-day suspension of both public and private transport, as a measure to control the movement of people. Under the arrangement, all persons intending to seek healthcare services were advised to seek movement permits from their respective RDC’s.