designate for Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng says the Government will take stock of the administration of the 964,000 COVID-19 vaccines received by the country.
It follows reports on the recovery of 803 doses of vaccines stolen from
Government facilities in a raid on two city pharmacies and the arrest of twelve suspects.
efforts to purchase more vaccines have been slowed down by the global demand
for the same. Now with scarcity hitting the country, Aceng says that it is
absurd that in the middle of a crisis, someone steals vaccines in the hope of
making quick money.
Aceng, they will conduct an assessment on the different health facilities both
Government and private that received the vaccines to administer them free of
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speaking to journalists on Tuesday evening following her interaction with the
Appointments Committee of parliament. She told journalists that the committee
chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Anita Among was reassuring and wanted to know
whether Uganda will get vaccines.