Makerere University through the University Hospital on Friday, March 26, 2021, rolled out vaccination of its staff.
This is also in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and World Health Organization (WHO), starting with staff from the College of Health Sciences and administrative units at the University Hospital. The exercise is deemed to occur between 9:00 AM and 03:00 PM.
Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University, upon receiving his jab, urged all staff to get the vaccination and affirmed its safety.
“I have just received the first Jab for COVID-19 vaccine here at the Makerere University Hospital. I want to assure all Makerere Community, all Ugandans that the vaccine is safe,” Professor Nawangwe said after receiving the jab.
“Please make sure that you get your jab if you are in the priority group because this is the only opportunity you have to ensure that you are protected. Please come according to the schedule that you have received,” he added.