[ABOVE] THE DONATION FROM ISRAEL IS HERE; [L-R] Dorothy Kisaka,Muganga, Okurut and Asiimwe pose for a memorable picture alongside the donation.
Israel donates PPEs to Covid-19 Fund
By Kitts D.Mabonga
The state of Israel has extended a humble donation of an assortment of personal protective equipment (PPEs) dedicated to support medical teams currently manning the Covid-19 facilities in the country.
The Honorary counsel of the state of Israel in Uganda Mrs. Ishta K.Muganga handed over the consignment including 6,000 face masks, 500 medical gowns and 50 temperature thermometers in Kampala on the 26/06/2020, to the minister in the office of the prime minister Hon.Mary Karooro Okurut.
DISCUSSING COVID-19 ISSUES; The Honorary counsel of Israel to Uganda Mrs. Ishta Muganga in blue coat declaring her package to Minister Okurut in yellow and Dorothy Kisaka as his aide Godwin Asiimwe on left looks on.
Okurut who is the political overseer of the national response fund to Covid19 thanked the government of the State of Israel for the donation saying it was not the first one as her office recently received a consignment of items of which Uganda appreciates so such.
The minister told Muganga that government was getting concerned that people are no longer respecting the ministry of health guidelines that safe guards them against contracting the deadly corona virus.
She pointed out that president Museveni was looking at strengthening the health sector at this critical moment as the numbers of infections to the Covid19 pandemic are on the increase adding that the protective gear donated by Israel through its foreign aid body of Mashav was timely and welcome.
DIPLOMACY;[R-L] Dorothy Kisaka the fund administrator, Minister Okurut, Muganga and his aide Asiimwe,the team posed for a memorable picture moment shortly after declaring their donation from Israel.
Mrs.Muganga,who was flanked by Mr. Godwin Asiimwe from her office was reportedly recently appointed in that office as the new Counsel of the State of Israel to Uganda in May 2020 and took up office just recently, thanked President Yoweri Museveni with his government for the concerted efforts in combating Covid19.
She noted that Israel whose East Africa regional Embassy is in Nairobi Kenya donated a bigger consignment of items to Uganda and a section of them would be sent to some Hospital in Kiboga district while another to Naguru hospital in Nakawa division which would be delivered next Tuesday by a special select delegation.