The intervention at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital is part of the timely emergency response and delivery of medicines and medical supplies to all government health facilities, according the Ministry of Health. The Hospital has been relying on vehicles for delivery of oxygen but the demand in hospital has recently overwhelmed the facility. The vehicles sometimes take two days to return with the oxygen.
According to the health ministry, a total of 18,900 sample collection kits, 18900 sample transport kits and 3,800 disposable medical gowns will be received by the country. Also, 3,800 face shields, 36 thermometer guns and 15 ventilators