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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

Uganda has registered two new COVID-19 deaths in Kiryandongo district bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 101.

The Ministry of Health has also confirmed 146 new COVID cases from samples...

Uganda records 134 new COVID-19 cases.

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 134 new COVID cases from samples tested on 23rd October 2020.

According to a statement, the...

 One new COVID-19 death recorded in Uganda.

 Uganda has recorded One (1) new COVID-19 death bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 99.

 The Ministry of Health has also confirmed 122...

 108 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Uganda.

 The Ministry of Health has confirmed 108 new COVID cases from samples tested on 21st October 2020.

 The cumulative confirmed...

One new COVID-19 death recorded in Uganda.

Uganda has recorded one (1) new COVID-19 death in Jinja district bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 98.

The Ministry of Health has also...

Uganda records 97 new COVID-19 cases.

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 97 new COVID cases from samples tested on 19th October 2020.

The cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in...

Uganda records 101 new COVID-19 cases.

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 101 new COVID cases from samples tested on 18th October 2020.

The cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in...

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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.

Vision and Mission

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

Mission
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

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Capacity Building

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The US Embassy Uganda Spokes-person Interviews Proff Pontiano Kaleebu, the UVRI Director, on the Institute's response to Covid-19 related activities with support from the US Embassy
The US Embassy Uganda Spokes-person Interviews Proff Pontiano Kaleebu, the UVRI Director, on the Institute's response to Covid-19 related activities with support from the US Embassy

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