Dr. Lisa says through partnership with the National Ebola Task Force, the Center for Disease Control assisted the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in testing more than 600 Ebola surveillance samples collected from the porous border with DR Congo in which Four were confirmed to be Ebola.
The distress comes barely a week after the Office of the Prime Minister announced that that the mass recognition of refugees had been suspended on security grounds to prevent criminal activities. Initially, such groups of people were provided temporal protection for up to two years before they are asked to apply for refugees’ status in Uganda.
The support fell from 3.6 trillion shillings in 2017 to 3.3 Trillion shillings in 2018. The Third Report to the Ugandan People published by the US Embassy in Uganda indicates that 1.9 Trillion shillings was spent in the Health Sector to among others provide 2 Million insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents.
Under the open door Policy, the government has been accepting refugees from any Part of the world and once an individual is granted a refugee status, he or she is free to move, work and even open a business in line with the 2006 Refugee Act.
In Moroto, the district Chairperson, Andrew Napaja Keem was denied access to the DAO Marble Mining Site last year. Other leaders in Nabilatuk, including the district youth chairperson reported denial to the mining site in his district.
Elias Nuwagaba, the former personal assistant to Makerere University Vice Chancellor has said he wants the university officials involved in his attempted eviction from the house to pay his lost property.