Accountability of Covid-19 resources wanting – report

A police officer attached to Mutukula Border Police Station being interviewed at Masaka hospital after testing positive for Covid-19  on May 5, 2020. Early testing allows time for faster treatment. PHOTO/ISSA ALIGA

What you need to know:

  • The report titled: Managing COVID funds: The Accountability Gap, authored by Uganda Debt Network (UDN) in collaboration with the International Budget Partnership (IBP),  reveals that information on the detailed breakdown of budgets pertaining to Covid-19 was not made public in areas involving procurement where billions if not trillions of shillings were spent.

Overall, Uganda’s level of transparency for Covid-19 resources has been found wanting in many ways, according to a new report.

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