US Government Donates COVID-19 Vaccines to Uganda


Uganda receives a donation of 647,080 doses of the Moderna vaccine from the US Government under the dose sharing arrangement through the COVAX Facility.

The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has said Uganda will receive 1.6 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine under the same dose sharing arrangement before the end of September.

Aceng revealed that in the ongoing vaccination exercise, a total of 1,044,871 people have received the 1st dose of the vaccine while 431,655 have received their 2nd dose.