The Covid 19 Vaccines’ Acceptance and uptake Project (COVAP) is a one-year (12 months) project designed to increase the Covid 19 vaccines acceptance and uptake amongst rural and urban-poor communities.  The project will be implemented in a consortium of like-minded partners which include; ARUWE (Action for Rural Women’s Empowerment), Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA), UNHCO (Uganda National Health Consumers Organization), WWM (Women with a Mission) and AGHA-Uganda

The Inception meeting was conducted in the three districts of Wakiso, Kanungu and Rukungiri officiated by the Deputy Chief Administrative Officers. AGHA was appreciated   for the interest to work in their Districts to contribute to the efforts geared towards ending COVID 19 infection. Applauded other implementing partners implementing in the districts supporting them on COVID 19 prevention especially Infectious Disease Institute (IDI). The meeting was attended by 34 people (8M:26F). Other partners who attended were; ARUWE (Action for Rural women’s Empowerment), Mild May. It worth noting that Wakiso is ranked last among other districts in the country in terms of covid19 Vaccine uptake standing at 6.4%.It was further highlighted that about 7927 people were reported to have been infected by COVID19, and out of these, 137 died, and 7790 recovered.