Huawei Uganda’s new equipment donation to spur fight against COVID19

The Huawei Uganda CEO handing over teleconferencing equipment to the Hon. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda

Huawei has donated video conferencing equipment to the fight against COVI19 in Uganda for the 2nd time in a row. Initially, Huawei donated equipment to the Ministry of Health to allow doctors to easily teleconference and share ideas on possible solutions.

Huawei Uganda has now donated more equipment including 2 sets of Video conferencing systems to facilitate the effectiveness and efficiency of communications and data sharing for the National task force and Government in general.

While receiving the donated equipment, the Prime Minister Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda inked that the digital facility will soothe meetings between statehouse and government arms to further emphasize the need for social distancing as a preventing measure against COVID19.

I am happy that we are given this powerful instrument to fight against Covid-19 and at the same time to efficiently and conveniently do our business

Hon Ruhakana Rugunda – Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda

According to Dr. Rugunda, the received equipment will be sent to State House, Entebbe and State House, Nakasero and applauded the Huawei for its contribution in interconnecting Uganda with a goal of promoting the popular Government standard e-Government.

Previously, Huawei Uganda contributed to the NITA-U led National Backbone Interface (NBI) project by connecting the West Nile region to the Internet through Phase IV of the project. On receiving the newly donated equipment, President Museveni Tweeted on the move as one to enable real-time & interactive communication between medical and Government staff.

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