By Goodluck Musinguzi
The unvaccinated patients against Covid19 are dying in hospitals especially in Eastern Uganda prompting the top Management Committee at the Ministry of Health to pitch camp in the 4 Sub-regions of Karamoja, Bugisu, Bukedi, and Busoga.
Minister of Health Hon Jane Ruth Aceng said she is out to lead Covid19 vaccination campaigns so that people can be saved from diseases caused by different variants of Covid19.
The Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Acheng tasked local leaders in the Elgon sub-region to continue sensitizing their communities about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination.
She revealed that statistics from the districts show that those dying in hospitals are not vaccinated.
Dr. Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health said “We continue to mobilize key stakeholders to actively join the struggle to vaccinate all eligible Ugandans. We cannot afford
All this was said at the Launch of the Accelerated COVID-19 Vaccination campaign in Manafa for the Bugisu subregion, and Tororo for Bukedi subregion.
Thousands of people responded to the Covid19 vaccination campaign.
Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public relations at the Ministry of Health had earlier said COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns were to resume in the regions of Karamoja, Bugisu, Bukedi, Busoga, and Buganda. The Mass Accelerated COVID-19 Vaccination activities in the above regions are expected to resume from January 29th to February 5th.