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Health Facilities in Busia Get Personal Protective Equipment

The PPEs worth 220 million shillings include gumboots, face masks, hand sanitizers, gowns, gloves, hand washing facilities among others. They will be distributed to medical workers in health centre IIs and IIIs across the district.
Covid-19 tusk force receiveing PPE'S at Busia district headquarters.

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Health Centres in Busia District have received Personal Protective Equipment-PPEs. They were donated by Busia Area Community Federation, a non-profit making organization supported by Child Fund International.

The PPEs worth 220 million shillings include gumboots, face masks, hand sanitizers, gowns, gloves, hand washing facilities among others.  They will be distributed to health centre IIs and IIIs across the district.  

Some of the health facilities to benefit include; Buhehe health centre III, Lumino Health Center III, Majanji Health Center III, Sibona Health Center II among others.  

 

Dr Willis Syongola, the Acting District Health Officer says that the district has been grappling with PPEs especially for the lower health facilities, yet the district is prone to COVID-19 due to its closeness to Kenya.

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Capt. Chris Mike Okiria, Busia Resident District Commissioner-RDC says that Busia district being at the border, the government should give it special consideration to enable health workers deliver services to the people.      

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Geoffrey Kyeyune, the District Councillor for Buyanga sub-county appealed to the government to provide the district with more PPEs for health workers and tents to reduce congestion in the health centres. 

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