Wakiso District Community Vaccine Sensitization And Out Reach Meetings
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 is being implemented by a consortium of five CSOs which include; ARUWE, Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA), UNHCO, WWM and AGHA-Uganda. The project aims to increase; access to vaccines, public trust, access to COVID 19 and vaccines information and increase collaboration amongst stakeholders. The project is currently tackling issues of COVID 19 Vaccine disinformation and misinformation through a well-coordinated set of interventions for example community awareness campaigns awareness, factual and timely communication campaigns, collaborative engagements focused at increasing uptake of COVID 19 vaccines.
The key project interventions are currently targeting the following stakeholders; locally elected officials, health workers, Village health Teams (VHTs), political Counselors, Faith leaders, Teachers, the private sector, other Civil Society Organizations and the community at large among others.
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Some of the People who came to be vaccinated in Tula village-Kawempe