Wednesday, 19 September 2018

WHO Representative Visits Uganda Virus Research Institute

Kampala, 14th March 2014:- The World Health Organization Representative for Uganda, Dr. Wondimagegnehu Alemu visited the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe and commended the staff on their excellent work. UVRI is a national
centre of excellence for viral diagnostics, surveillance, and research.Dr Alemu was received by The Director Dr Edward Katongole Mbidde and some senior staff. They gave him a brief history of he UVRI that was formed in 1939 as The East African Yellow Fever Centre. Today, UVRI constitutes 8 Divisions, that is, Arbovirology, emerging and re-emerging infections, Immunization, Vector Biology, Immunology, HIV Reference, Clinical, training, administration and finance divisions. Read More

Influenza Vaccination

UVRI-NIC Uganda proudly informs you that preparations for the Influenza vaccination introduction in the country started May 2013, there are several practical attempts on seeing progress of this activity  in Uganda. For more Information please visit our NIC offices or call Dr. Julius Lutwama +256 752650251 or Dr. Barnabas B  +256 772477016

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