Public sensitization on the importance of Covid 19 vaccination


Many organizations have put up campaigns that seek to encourage the general public to get vaccinated against Covid 19 amidst concerns over low uptake of the vaccine in most parts of the country.

Abdul Aguko is the country’s director of Christian Aid, an international Non_governmantal organization working towards poverty eradication and he shares with us how much the organization has done interms of Covid 19 vaccine sensitization and the country’s state of the Ebola pandemic preparedness along the Kenya_Uganda border.

Speaking during a stake holders engagement meeting in Kisumu, the chairperson of the Kenya medical practitioners and dentists Union (KMPDU) Nyanza region Dr. Ndonga Onyango says there is a large inequality when it comes to provision of health, and the public health stake holders be interrogated to find out how much they are prepared to tackle health_ related pandemics.

He further states that health can be used as a bio_weapon, a security concern that the government should take as a priority during budgeting and finance allocation.

Speaking at the same event, Mr. George Collins urges the public on the importance of Covid 19 vaccination, on the other hand blaming the government for the public’s laxity on the vaccine uptake, citing corruption related issues.