“It is unfathomable that the government of Uganda has proposed cuts to the health budget at such a time when the country is grappling with the devastating economic and health effects of the pandemic. This exemplifies how uncaring the government continues to act towards her citizens, especially women and other vulnerable groups who are disproportionately affected. Times such as these call for leadership that cares for their citizens and prioritizes critical public sectors such as health, rather than funding sectors such as security that continue to serve as tools for oppressing and meting violence on citizens,” Eunice Musiime, Executive Director, Akina Mama wa Afrika.
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