By Goodluck Musinguzi
The government of Uganda and it’s partners through Ministry of health distributed millions of long lasting mosquito nets to residents of Kampala and Wakiso.
The Ministry of Health working with sister Ministry of Kampala and Local Government managed to deploy enough personnel that reached to households in villages.
Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health thanked the teams that worked tirelessly to reach millions of people in a record time.
“We are determined to fight malaria disease even in the midst of the pandemic. Malaria continues to be Uganda’s most killer disease”.
The people of Kampala and Wakiso amidst a political season knew securing their lives was much important.
Teams registering people were welcomed very well and later received the mosquito nets at designated points in a village.
The Ministry of Health was hiring stores in villages so that there’s easy access to long lasting mosquito nets.
Youth supported the exercise by assisting the Ministry reach to the beneficiaries. They never showed any indifference to the exercise.