KAMPALA– Uganda through the Ministry of health has received a donation of oxygen cylinders just hours after receiving COVID-19 vaccines.
The 100 oxygen cylinders that were donated by United Nations Child UNICEF were on Saturday 31st July 2021 delivered by Dr. Munir Safieldin on behalf of UNICEF and were received by Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng the Uganda’s Minister of health.
The 100 are part of the 500 cylinders and other equipment procured by UNICEF to Uganda as a contribution to help in fighting COVID-19.
Among others, UNICEF delivered gas refill cylinders, medical regulator sets with masks and cylinder spindle keys for COVID-19 response in the country.
Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed the receiving of the these medical equipment.
“We also received 100 oxygen cylinders and their accessories from @UNICEFUganda to support the COVID-19” Aceng noted.