QCL Donates 2000 Mosquito Nets
Quality Chemicals Limited Donates 2000 Mosquito Nets To The Ministry Of Health
On Friday 18th June 2021, during the routine COVID-19 presidential address, H.E. President Yoweri Museveni announced further measures to curb the spread of the new COVID-19 variant. A 42-day lockdown directive was issued which included a measure requiring all food market vendors to camp at their places of work to avoid spreading the disease. H.E. the President further announced that the food market vendors will be provided with mosquito nets and polythene sheets for their protection.
In response to this, Quality Chemicals Limited (QCL) has donated 2000 mosquito nets to assist the Ministry of Health and KCCA in their efforts. QCL is a distributor of life science solutions amongst which are in the fields of Human Health and Public Health. QCL are distributors of medicines such as Antimalarials, Antivirals, Antibiotics, etc. Under their Public Health category, QCL supplies mosquito nets, mosquito insecticides, termite control and others.
Quality Chemicals Limited has had its focus on the eradication of Malaria for over 20 years and as such they strive to provide quality mosquito nets and medicine for its prevention and cure.
The mosquito nets were handed over in Nakasero market by Mr. Emmanuel Katongole, a director at Quality Chemicals Limited. During the handover, Mr. Katongole stated, “We deeply appreciate the sacrifice made by the market vendors to leave their homes and sleep at their places of work in order to make a living for their families and provide food to our communities. It is therefore important to us to ensure that they are protected from the harmful mosquitoes that linger in the night. We have donated 2000 mosquito nets to the Ministry of Health who will supply them to the market vendors. We appreciate the work that the Ministry of Health has put in to ensure that our country Uganda is protected from not only the COVID-19 disease but also diseases like malaria that have affected our nation for years on end. Together with the Ministry, we will continue our relentless work to provide quality and affordable drugs and products that keep our nation safe,”
The Ministry of Health was represented by the permanent secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine.