BY OKOT LIL ROMEO
GULU: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021
The German development cooperation, GIZ has donated 140,000 titres of sanitizer and personal protective equipment to Gulu City to help in the fight against Covid-19.
The 52 jerricans of sanitisers and boxes of surgical and nonsurgical masks, face shields, gloves and a temperature gun were handed to Gulu City officials on Thursday.
Michael Rubanga, the Acting Principal health inspector said that the items will be distributed to the different health centres in the city to ease the work of the medics.
These are Aywee health center iii, Layibi teko, Unyama health center ii, Laroo health center, Bardege health center ii, Layibi health center ii, Oiyitino, Lapete health center ii and Laroo –Pece health centre.
He however noted that city officers will get 20 boxes of face masks and each health center would get 30 boxes of masks.
Moses Otimong, Gulu town Clark thanked the Germans for the assistance and encouraged the teachers to continue vaccinating so that schools are opened in January 2022 as scheduled.
Otimong called for continuous mobilization and sensitization of the community on vaccination activity, disclosing that the city is finalizing arrangements to vaccinate people at places of worship in order to scale up the uptake of vaccines.
Gulu Resident City commissioner, Richard Odongpiny welcomed the support from the GIZ and pledged that Gulu city will continue to work to maintain the partnership in order to achieve sustainable development.