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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

President Museveni on Friday evening eased lockdown restrictions following the advice of scientists and projections from National Planning Authority (NPA).The new...

The PS receiving her first dose of the covid vaccine

The MInistry of Health has come up with a number of Frequently Asked Questions and below is a link to the document where you can find a response here:...

The Government of Uganda recently embarked on a vaccination drive and published a number of verified sites for vaccination.

Please find the list with details here: ...

ADVAC is a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental
agencies. The Course aims to facilitate critical decision-making in...

The Ministry of Health recently published the Public Health (Control of COVID - 19) Rules, 2021. (Under sections 11, 27 and 29 of the Public Health Act, Cap. 281) IN EXERCISE of the powers...

Dr Jennifer Serwanga clears way for facts about vaccination and the Delta variant

By Dr. Jennifer Serwanga Ssempala, BVM, PhD Assistant Director Research, Uganda Virus Research Institute.

On the Delta and Media Hype

It is correct, the...

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has detected the Indian COVID-19 variant in Kampala.

According to officials from the Ministry of Health, the variant also referred to as -B.1.617...

The UVRI with support from Training Health Researchers into Vocational Excellence (THRIVE-2...

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Mandate

UVRI is mandated to conduct health research pertaining to human infections and disease processes associated with or linked to viral aetiology and provides capacity building to target beneficiaries.

Vision and Mission

Vision

A world class Centre of excellence in health research

Mission

To conduct scientific investigations on diseases, contribute to knowledge, policy and practice; and engage in capacity development for improved public health.

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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

Dr Jennifer Serwanga clears way for facts about vaccination and the Delta variant

By Dr. Jennifer Serwanga Ssempala, BVM, PhD Assistant Director Research, Uganda Virus Research Institute.

On the Delta and... Read More

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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

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