Uganda COVAX vaccine roll-out news

 

12 April 2021

ARTICLE

Protecting Uganda’s overstretched health workers through COVAX

Over 50 health workers in Uganda have lost their lives to COVID-19 – a huge toll for a country with just 0.17 doctors per thousand people in some areas. With remaining health workers overworked and vulnerable, some relief has come in the form of COVAX vaccinations.

By Dicta Asiimwe

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5 March 2021

Uganda receives first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

864,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines delivered. Health care providers, security personnel, teachers, journalists, persons aged 50 years and above and those with underlying health conditions to benefit from phase one of vaccination.

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