PRESIDENT MUSEVENI APPLAUDS MEDICS FOR SAVING LIVES AMIDST CORONA VIRUS.
BY INNOCENT ATUGANYIRA
KAMPALA: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 22, 2021
HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the President of Republic of Uganda has Wednesday evening applauded the health workers for saving lives of Ugandans amidst the hardships of corona virus which has hit hard the health system.
The head of state while delivering the status of corona virus in the country, said that health workers are fighting the battle of the deadly corona virus in the country. “They are working tirelessly to ensure our people’s lives are saved,” he noted.
He also said since medics are front line workers, they are risking their precious lives for the sake of saving Ugandans. “Many of the medical workers including those in developed have succumbed to the the deadly corona virus, but they are working around the clock to ensure we are saved,” Kaguta added.
The president also assured Ugandans that the government is sourcing for more vaccines, he therefore noted that the front line workers including health workers, teachers, security personnel, and others will be considered first for the vaccination since they are at high risk of the virus.
He however said others including the elders, the vulnerable, and those with health issues will also be considered as the country will be getting more vaccines for the citizens.
President Museveni also ordered the Chief Administrative Officers – CAOs, Residents District Commissioners – RDCs, and the District Health Officers – DHOs to carry out mass sensitization to ensure that the above category of people don’t miss vaccination.
The political head also asked the citizens to continue adhering to the standard operating procedures including hand washing, wearing face masks, keeping social distance and others to contain the spread of the deadly corona virus in the country.