Prime Minister Nabbanja Bans Countrywide Vaccination Roadblocks

Ministry of Health (MOH) - Covid-19 Vaccination at Kololo Independence grounds to be suspended this week

Prime Minister Right Honorable Robinah Nabbanja has banned countrywide roadblocks forcing people to get vaccinated. Following the opening of the country’s transport sector, the Uganda Police Force has embarked on a countrywide system where they are forcing all unvaccinated road users to get vaccinated at various road blocks that have been put up. Although various vaccination campaigns have been ran…

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Reopening of the economy hangs in the air after confirmation of Omicron variant

Uganda’s scheduled reopening of the economy in January 2022 hangs in the air after the confirmation of the Omicron variant in the country. According to the latest news, 9 cases of the COVID 19 Omicron variant have been confirmed. All these cases were confirmed from the samples taken from passengers who accessed the country through Entebbe International Airport. This variant…

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MOH receives over 3 Million Johnson and Johnson vaccines from Germany

MOH recieves over 3 Million Johnson and Johnson vaccines from Germany.

The Ministry of Health has received 3,050,400 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccines under COVAX facility under the dose sharing arrangement which were donated by Germany. According to the Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng, the vaccines will accelerate Covid-19 vaccination in hard to reach areas around the countries. “The J&J vaccines will be deployed in hard-to-reach areas during…

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Museveni lauds the Private Sector for spearheading Covid-19 vaccination.

Museveni lauds the Private Sector for spearheading Covid-19 vaccination.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has hailed the private companies for their contribution towards their contribution to Covid-19 vaccination “I would like to thank the private sector, led by Uganda Breweries Limited, Safe Boda, NICE-UG, Coca-Cola, Vision Group, NBS, and others for contributing to our national vaccination effort. Our combined efforts have led to a steady increase in vaccination uptake in…

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Old Taxi park & City Square added to the list of vaccination grounds

Old Taxi park & City Square added to the list of vaccination

Ministry of Health has added the Old Taxi park and City Square to this list of vaccination grounds in the country. However, the two are only temporary vaccination grounds only meant to enhance the vaccination campaign hence the vaccination process here shall run from Monday afternoon which was yesterday until the end of this week. This was confirmed by the…

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Uganda Breweries unveils Ykee Benda and Azawi as COVID 19 ambassadors

Beer making company Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) have unveiled singers Ykee Benda and Azawi as their brand ambassadors in the fight against COVID 19. These will use their positions to sensitise the masses about the benefits of COVID 19 vaccination. The exercise is set to go down at Kololo Independence Grounds on the 16th of October 2021 from 9am-5pm and…

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Uganda attains over 196,000 Johnson and Johnson vaccine doses

Uganda attains over 196,000 Johnson and Johnson vaccine doses

196,800 doses of the single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine procured by the Ugandan government have finally reached the country. This is only the first batch of the single-shot vaccine out of the nine million doses which have been acquired by the Ugandan government for the country’s population. This batch was last night delivered into the country by Brussels Airlines at…

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Surge in COVID-19 Patients Halts Prayers in Soroti

Surge in COVID-19 Patients Halts Prayers in Soroti

Prayers have been halted in Soroti by the district’s covid-19 taskforce due to a surge in the numbers of patients suffering from covid-19. This ban shall specifically be implemented in Asuret Sub County where all Church-related activities have been put on hold. In between 22nd September and 1st October only, the community had registered a total of 173 covid-19 cases.…

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