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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

The viral meta-genomics training facilitated by Dr Jonathan Kayondo, head of Bioinformatics at UVRI and Screenu Vattipally from MRC-University of Glasgow- Centre for Virus Research to equip...

Dr Emma Thomson, a clinical senior lecturer at Glasgow University has noted the need to rethink treatment for Hepatitis C due to high variations in the disease. Dr Thomson has delivered a...

Uganda Virus Research Institute has been praised for impressive research in public health diseases. Speaking at the UVRI end of year party, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Dr...

Uganda Virus Research Institute has been applauded for its outstanding research on viral diseases and engagement of communities in addressing health challenges in the West Nile Region.

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The Global Virus Network (GVN) and the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) announced on the 29th of May 2018  the induction of the Uganda Virus Research Institute as GVN’s newest...

Dr. Luke Nyakarahuka, an Epidemiologist at UVRI and a long time CDC partner is among the bat team that has been conducting research about bats in Uganda that carry the deadly Marberg virus which...

Oct 5th 2018

The United Kingdom has announced a 5.1-million-pound fund to Uganda to support the fight against Ebola.

Speaking while visiting the Uganda Virus Research Institute, UK...

Uganda Virus Research Institute has benefited from three four wheel vehicles donated by the Medical Research Council/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Research Unit.

The...

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Welcome to Uganda Virus Research Institute

The UVRI engages in health research pertaining to human infections and disease processes associated with or linked to viral aetiology and provides expert advice, enables partnerships and communication and serves as a center for training and education.

To be a world class center of excellence in health research. To conduct scientific investigations on viral and other communicable diseases so as to contribute to knowledge, policy, practice and build capacity while promoting institutional sustainability

Mandate

The UVRI engages in health research pertaining to human infections and disease processes associated with or linked to viral aetiology and provides expert advice, enables partnerships and communication and serves as a center for training and education.

Mission and Vision

To be a world class center of excellence in health research.

To conduct scientific investigations on viral and other communicable diseases so as to contribute to knowledge, policy, practice and build capacity while promoting institutional sustainability.

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Projects at UVRI

I welcome you to the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) website. UVRI is a Government Institution under the Ministry of Health and the Uganda National Health Research Organization (UNHRO)....

Capacity Building

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Prof Kaleebu MRC/UVRI explains the mixed HIV Strains
Prof Kaleebu MRC/UVRI explains the mixed HIV Strains

Who we work with

The UVRI is grateful to the support of its local and international partners, both past and present,  who have generously funded its activities in Uganda over the years, enabling UVRI to make great strides in health research and inching closer to its vision. These include:

On Campus partners

Collaborators