The Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health Dian Atwine, has received a donation of equipment valued at over One Hundred Million Shillings including 36 oxygen concentrators and 36 power transformers.
Moses A. Mawa, President of the Transformation Institute, Silvertrust Media and the Afroglobal Television channel in Canada, and Mrs. Maggie Kigozi, the Patron of the Uganda Diaspora Network in Boston, handed over the items that were mobilized by USA COVID-19 Support Network and a group of concerned Ugandans and Friends of Uganda.
Other leaders of the group are Susan Namulindwa of Maama Watali Foundation and Ronnie Mayanja of the Uganda Diaspora Network in Boston, USA, with the support of the Uganda High Commission in Ottawa.
Atwine, expressed her appreciation to the team for responding to the actual health needs of Ugandans and urged them to continue partnering with the Ministry with their skills to build the capacity of health workers in Uganda.
She noted that these items will mostly be used in lower-level health facilities to save the lives of many Ugandans