In a bid to scale up covid-19 prevention services, Medlink lab and surgical limited has donated covid test kits to ministry of health. This is to increase covid-19 medical intervention to the refugees and host communities worth 213,000Us dollars.
Mary Muthigan Medlink managing Director while handing over the donation to minister of health appealed to other private sector to support the cause. She said covid still alive and general public should take precaution to remain safe.
“The donation is to further motivate the plight of refugees. It will also help host communities as support government address challenges of covid pandemic. We believe that by extending this support ministry of health and partners will be able to conduct screening of refugees in conflict zones and neighbouring countries and respond to covid.
challenges effectively while protecting both refugees and host communities, “Marry said.
She however clarified that the covid test kits will also be used for malaria, tb, hiv/aids, hepatitis, syphilis and other non Communicable diseases.
Philip Okello, Humane Africa Mission chairman Board of directors pledged to support government. This will be on covid data collection to ensure those tested get treatment and effective results.
What is being done;
“Medlink lab and Humane Africa Mission will make efforts to create equitable access to medical diagnostic and surgical supplies from reputable manufacturers. This will ensure the correct test results and increase volume of test in the country,” Okello said.
Recently Medlink lab and surgical limited contributed 25,000 Covid19 test kits to government to scale up medical interventions.
Humane Africa Mission is local NGO that provides humanitarian support in education, health, agriculture and environment.
Currently Humane Africa Mission is working in partnership with United Nations High commission for refugees. This they are doing to implement refugee response in Lamwo and Kiryadongo districts in Northern Uganda.
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