Japan gives Uganda over $1.6 million in funding to fight COVID-19

It has been confirmed by UNICEF, that the Japanese government has provided an emergency aid fund, worth $1,640,442 to Uganda. The funds have been converted into medical equipment, to fight cases of the COVID-19 virus. UNICEF representative in Uganda, Dr. Safieldin Munir, said it was for the procurement of solar direct drive vaccines (106), cold boxes (190), vaccine carriers (2,200), generators (10), and other necessities. Munir also expressed his gratitude to the Japanese government for its prompt assistance in handling serious cases of the COVID-19 virus. The Japanese government previously…

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