“Persons with mental health challenges in institutions have not got enough info about COVID-19 especially social distancing.”
“It was televised when a person with mental disability was arrested by security during curfew hours in Wakiso district and was tortured only to be rescued by the mother the following days.”
“We have also had cases where persons with psychosocial disabilities are beaten for breaking curfew time and quarantine.”
"A part from the general public measures, I do not see any disability specific measures in my community."
"The government ordered all persons leaving in social care institutions to go back to their families. However, many of the persons with disabilities had no close relative so they had to stay in these institutions."
"There is a possibility that after covid 19 some pwds might lose employment as it is projected that some employers may consider laying off some of their employees. Most pwds may be affected by hunger as they may not be able to access food supplies leave alone that poverty that has struck them may hasten."