have been arrested for allegedly sabotaging the polio vaccination campaign. Last week, the
government launched the vaccination exercise among children below five years.
of St Anthony Kindergarten and Moonlight both in Maganjo were arrested by the
District Health Team and the Police who stormed ten schools in Nansana
Municipality to enforce the vaccination exercise on Thursday The names of the
teachers were withheld and are detained at Nansana Police Station pending
Emmanuel Ddamba, the health inspector at the Wakiso District said that the
teachers will be put to task to explain why they refused the children to be
vaccinated in their respective schools.
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Nakalanzi explained that they were still waiting for the parents of the
children to sign consent forms before they could allow vaccination.
A member of the Village Health Team, Alice Birungi said that some parents instructed
teachers not to allow their children to be vaccinated.
District Commissioner, Justine Mbabazi emphasized that it is government policy
to ensure that all children aged 5 years and below are vaccinated against