Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has re-affirmed the government position sidelining from duty teachers who will not be vaccinated for Covid-19 Pandemic when schools re-open.
Addressing the Kasese district staff among them health and education stakeholders at the district headquarters Rukoki before heading to Kabaka village in Karusandara Sub County where she launched second dose vaccination for Cholera yesterday, Dr. Aceng said whereas some school going youth tested Covid-19 positive, it’s their weak elderly parents and relatives that passed on.
She assured the teachers that whereas vaccination was optional, no un vaccinated teacher will access school for duty. Dr. Aceng speaking…..
Earlier, the Kasese district Chief administrative officer, Mr. Amis Masereka Asuman commended government for more than 450 million shillings for sensitizing the masses on COVID-19 but that the district does not only require an ambulance but a field surveillance van.
In Karusandara subcounty, the Kasese Deputy RDC Kasese, Mr. Joshua Masereka was disappointed over a newly established camp for internally displaced flood victims at Kabaka Anglican church but not registered anywhere by the district leadership.
He tasked before the health Minister the subcounty leadership to explain why the camp wasn’t brought to his knowledge and that of the district leadership. Mr. Joshua speaking……
In his report to the health Minister, the Karusandara sub county chair, Mr. Charles John Mukiza blamed poor pit latrine and road coverage to seasonal floods that need a lasting solution, including taming the deadly rivers in the district. END.