The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda was established in 2001 as a faith-based initiative to contribute to the fight against the scourge of HIV/AIDS. Over the years IRCU has immensely contributed to the National HIV response.
“We are happy to report to the nation that the Faith Sector Action Plan 2021/22-2024/25 was launched by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Uganda, who was represented by the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabanja on 1st December 2021.” said Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba
The goal of the Action Plan is a coordinated and sustained contribution of the Faith Sector to accelerate efforts to the national HIV and AIDS response and end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
During the same meeting also the IRC cautioned the public to be vigilant against the terror attacks
“We appeal to public passenger vehicles to refrain from the habit of charging exorbitant transport fares. We also call upon public vigilance so we can check possible terrorist activities among us.
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The anxiety and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are still with us. We have tested how devastating these viruses can be. We, therefore, would like to earnestly appeal to you to take responsibility for your health and neighbor”
The Inter-Religious Council informed the public on how places of worship have been opened up as vaccination centers to ensure ease of vaccination as close to the people as possible.
“Our sense of responsibility in this area will greatly support the Government’s plan of opening up educational institutions in January 2022.”