Grace Kiwanuka, the Executive Director Uganda Healthcare Federation, says the training is scheduled to commence this Wednesday will focus on health workers in small private health facilities in the community.
According to the healthministry, two million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will be procured through the COVAX facility while the other 16 million doses will be procured from manufacturing companies. So far, we have approached the manufacturers of the Moderna, Pfizer and Sinopharm vaccines
Jamada Wepukhulu, one of the affected residents from Bulujele cell, says the Eastern Umbrella project, which operates the Wanale Water Gravity flow scheme disconnected water supply to the area in December last year.
The vaccine uses a weakened version of the common cold virus introduced in the body. It works by using killed viral particles to expose the body's immune system to the virus without risking a serious disease response. Once received, the vaccine induces an immune response.
According to Elungat, after preparing the breakfast, the elder children ate little food and left the rest for their twin siblings. He explains that upon their return from the swamp, all the seven children started crying of stomachache.
According to the latest statement by the drug maker, laboratory tests on individuals vaccinated with the vaccine found the drug to produce neutralizing titers against all key emerging variants tested including one identified in the UK and another in South Africa.