Flavia Nassaka, a journalist with Uganda Radio Network (URN) has written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic and in this interview by the Health Journalists Network under the ‘Mobilizing Media Fighting Covid19’ project by Journalists for Human Rights she talks about the exorbitant fees that private companies charged COVID-19 patients.
Here is Flavia Nassaka’s interview where she talks about this story she covered in which civil society took government to court over regulation of treatment costs by health facilities for COVID-19 patients and they won. Journalists for Human Rights project has contributed to international public health efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on human rights, in particular women’s and girls’ rights across 12 countries and is funded by Global Affairs Canada. Civil Society takes government to court over regulation of COVID-19 treatment fees – Flavia Nassaka in this interview discusses the issue. Watch the video here-https://fb.watch/8OoAESoeAN/