Prof. Charlotte Watts and other UK officials visited the Uganda Virus Research Institute in support for the activities of UVRI, MRC, IAVI etc. on the 16th of January, 2020. Professor Charlotte Watts is Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Department for International Development (DFID). In this role she is Director of the Research and Evidence Division and Head of the Science and Engineering Profession for DFID. Prof. Charlotte Watts and her collegues were taken around the institute by Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu the director of UVRI. A meeting was then held later in the evening which involved Prof. Charlotte Watts, her collegues and some UVRI senior scientists in which Prof. Charlotte Watts applauded the UVRI team for the good work.