This Act makes provision with respect to the protection of public health in Uganda. It provides rules relative to, among other things, prevention and suppression of (animal) diseases, sewerage and drainage, prevention and destruction of mosquitoes, storage of foodstuffs, the handling of food by diseased persons and control of potable water. The Act defines ample regulation-making powers of the Minister. The Minister may, by Statutory Instrument, establish sanitary boards. These Boards shall exercise the powers conferred on local authorities by this Act in respect of any specified area. The Minister shall also establish the Advisory Board of Health.