This was just a day after Patrick Amoth Chairman of the Executive Board declined discussion of a dossier by the Ethiopian envoy that was calling for investigation of Tedros on allegations of supporting opponents of the government in Ethiopia.
Even though there were concerns of public hospitals being poorly run prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists attending a lecture by the Uganda National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday said that the new evidence shows it’s getting worse.
Union President Justus Cherop Kiplangat told journalists on Monday that owing to several unanswered cries to the ministry over supplies, they resolved to make an appeal to donors who in response sent them a consignment of items containing 136 kits each containing Personal Protective equipment, baby weighing scale, stethoscopes, blood pressure machines, mama kits and scissors among others.
Dr Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health told URN that as restrictions are being lifted, an average of 17 people are dying every day and severe cases have been registered where 65 per cent are people of advanced age and not vaccinated.
In a statement released on Monday, the organization noted that in low and middle-income countries, learning losses to school closures have left up to 70 per cent of 10-year-olds unable to read or understand a simple text, up from 53 per cent in the period before the pandemic.
Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says that city authorities are now struggling to change structural designs of roads to accommodate different road users to guarantee safety but even then, the pedestrian lanes so far put in place are being abused.