The move is one of the strategies Dr. Atwine told our reporter that the ministry plans to implement as a result of identifying loopholes in the current exercise of testing only unvaccinated passengers from ten countries namely India, South Sudan, Kenya, United Arab Emirates and Tanzania.
Annet Biira an expectant mother says the improved facility will close the window of women who have been using traditional birth attendants-TBAs because they could not meet transport costs to bigger health centres in neighbouring sub counties.
During the six months of the expo, President Museveni says that officials will show Uganda’s unique tourism potential to the people of the UAE and other participating countries and promote agriculture products such as diary, fish, simsim, cocoa, coffee, fruits and vegetables. They will also promote trade and seek joint ventures and investments in agriculture, manufacturing, services and ICT.
Another staff says Bamwesigye must lobby for extra funds because these funds are pegged to addressing staffing shortfalls, regulating safety and standards that could put UCAA in trouble when the International Civil Aviation Organisation-ICAO audits Uganda. "The ICAO audit is due this year and remember in 2014, that audit resulted in the closure of Air Uganda and suspension of Air Cargo."
Last month of September 2021, out of the 2,594 samples tested by the health team 92 people, mostly travelers and long-distance truck drivers turned positive compared to 35 out of 2,478 samples tested in August.
Odong-Kigundi explained that while education institutions in Uganda have been largely closed since March 2020 due to the global pandemic, Wakadogo School has been able to conduct at least 20,000 face-to-face homeschooling lessons in the community to ensure continuity of learning.