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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
Top management of the two institutions after signing MOU

Uganda Virus Research Institute(UVRI) earlier today endorsed a memmorandum of understanding with the University of Kisubi(Unik) in seeking to achieve a mutual objective of producing competent...

 

Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever Virus (CCHFV) is an enveloped, negative-sense RNA virus, vectored principally by Hyalomma species of ticks. CCHFV causes a...

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Enabling Research in Every Healthcare Setting

University of Cape Town, South Africa,...

RENU Donates Tech Gadgets to UVRI

A team of ICT experts from Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU) donated networking connectivity gadgets to UVRI to help the institute cope with increased bandwidth...

Call for PhD Opportunities

Schistosomiasis is a major neglected tropical disease, estimated to affect 240 million people worldwide, and 90% of this burden is in sub-Saharan...

The Alliance for Global Health and Science (the Alliance) is a partnership between the University of California, Berkeley and Makerere University.  The Alliance seeks to make a tangible, enduring...

Happy Heroes' Day

Profiles of some of the MUK PhD graduates were put in media

Two staff at UVRI recently acquired PhDs at the just recently concluded Makerere University graduations of 2022.

The included; Anne Kapaata with PhD in Molecular Virology and Stephen...

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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

Collaborators