Total Injects $70,000, Food and Medical Supplies to Boost Gov’t Efforts in Fighting Coronavirus.

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Total Group through its two affiliates Total EP and Total Uganda Limited have yesterday donated food, medical items and support worth USD 70,000 to aid in the fight against the Corona Virus (COVID-19) in Uganda,

In steering up on ground efforts in their area of operation, the company has pegged out USD 20,000 strictly to boosting preparedness and monitoring activities in the district of Buliisa and Nwoya separately.

“These activities will include community awareness on the pandemic and prevention, as well as purchase of medical kits. each of the two districts will be allocate USD 10,000 to run their own activities” read a line in press release.

Adding that, the execution of activities will also be managed by the Uganda Red Cross Society on behalf of Total, in consultation with the districts COVID-19 task forces.

While the USD 50,000 is directed towards implementation of recommended activities aimed at containing the pandemic at national level still with the help of the Uganda Red Cross Society in close consultation with the COVID-19 National Task Force.

“We commended efforts made by the Government of Uganda in ensuring that the health sector is adequately facilitated to manage the crisis and curbing COVID-19 pandemic”

We also recognize the tremendous work done by the Ministry of Health, working alongside all key players in Government and the private sector to ensure that the Corona Virus spread is contained and that its impact on the lives of Ugandans is also minimized. We will continue to stand with the Government and people of Uganda in this fight against COVID-19.

The donation supplements a recent contribution by Total Uganda Ltd of fuel worth 40 Million Uganda Shillings and 5,000 litres of sanitizer through the COVID-19 National Task Force, to assist Ministry of Health in the deployment of the various teams nationwide.

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