Dr. John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner in Charge of Emergency Services in the Ministry of Health, says that the available ambulances are insufficient to serve the entire country. He says that due to the limited number of ambulances, the response time to emergencies is poor.
In line with the government’s proposal, Afoyo-chan, the Zombo Woman MP proposed that each legislator contributes Shillings 2million from their salary towards the procurement of Pfizer vaccine that is recommended for vaccinating children.
Following this government position, Afoyo-chan, the Zombo Woman MP proposed that Parliament deducts money from MPs salaries to rise funds towards procurement of Pfizer vaccines that is recommended for vaccination of children.
Of the 858 participants surveyed from 10 villages in Nakawa and 20 villages in Kawempe, Dr. Daniel Semakula, a Co- Investigator on the study told journalists that only 30% were positive that government can offer the necessary support to households suffering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.