Karamoja gets three Ambulances

The Korean International Cooperation Agency and UNICEF in Uganda have handed over three ambulances to the districts of Amudat, Kotido and Napak to enable pregnant women access life-saving services or health facilities quickly.

While handing over these Ambulances, the UNICEF Representative to Uganda Ms. Aida Girmaemphasised that Maternal and new-born mortality remain a global challenge and an area of concern for Uganda, yet there has been slow progress in addressing such challenges.

Karamoja region continues to record the highest cases of maternal mortality estimated at 750 per 100,000 live births against the national average of 438 per 100,000 live births.