ISO probes Health officials over Covid-19 test kits cash bonanza

The Woman Member of Parliament for Kibaale District, Ms Noelina Kisembo, during the screening process for Covid-19 at Parliament on July 16. PHOTO | DAVID LUBOWA

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  • Dr Atwine detailed the costing as follows: masks N95-$0.7 (Shs2,500), face shields-$0.5 (Shs1,800), safety eye goggles $1.5 (Shs5,500), latex gloves $0.2 (Shs700), aprons plastic re-usable-$3 (Shs11,000) and gowns-surgical $1.5 (Shs5,500).

On June 5, the Ministry of Health permanent secretary (PS), Dr Diana Atwine, published a press statement titled, ‘Ministry of Health clarification on cost of Covid-19 testing’.

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