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At UN, Uganda Highlights COVID-19 Response, Commitment to Sustainable Development

At UN, Uganda Highlights COVID-19 Response, Commitment to Sustainable Development

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Through deliberate and targeted actions, Uganda has been able to contain the spread of COVID-19, the country’s representative to the UN told the General Assembly, adding that the Government also prioritized sustainable recovery from the pandemic in its national plans. Philip Ochen Odida, Deputy Permanent Representative, speaking in person to the UN Assembly.  To mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Uganda followed strong guidelines, standard operating procedures and systematic testing, tracing, quarantining and treatment regimen, explained Philip Ochen Odida, Deputy Permanent Representative, speaking in person to the UN Assembly.  The COVID-19 crisis, however, “has given lessons and areas for re...