The Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Aceng has come out to appreciate all companies that have supported the fight against COVID-19 through the different donations and relief offered to the Ministry.
President Museveni recently banned all individuals, organizations and companies from giving out donations directly to the people affected by Coronavirus but instructed that any donations must be made to the National Task Force fighting against the virus.
The Minister said that this is the time all generous Ugandans should come out and supplement the efforts by government.
“On behalf of government, I thank Movit Products Limited for the generous contribution and support towards this fight. Movit has donated Hand Wash, Sanitizer which has 70% alcohol which is the right content that we desire and Soap to wash our hands to ensure that the health workers can remain safe as they execute their noble duties to Ugandans,” Aceng said while receiving the products.
Movit Products Limited gave out 500 Cartons of Skin Guard Anti-Bacterial products worth Shs 150m, 200 cartons of Skin Guard Hand wash, 200 cartons of Skin Guard Soap and100 cartons of Sanitizer gel.
The donation was made by Movit Products Limited CEO, Bruce Mpamizo to the Minister of Health Ruth Achen at the Ministry of Health head offices.
Mpamizo said that the Skin guard Hand Sanitizer Gel and spray which is one of their new product will be donated to the hospitals for healthcare workers caring for patients on the frontlines of the current COVID-19 public health crisis.
“As Movit Products Limited, we stand with our customers in all situations. Today we are here to support the ministry of health because we were enabled by our customers to do so. We believe that this is the beginning of a long-standing partnership with the ministry of health and we expect to provide even more support as we continue the fight of the spread of Covid 19 together,” Mpamizo said.
He added that Movit Products Limited has also partnered with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to install hand washing units in markets and around the city center with Skin Guard hand wash to encourage washing hands and staying safe from the Coronavirus.