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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

The president of Uganda His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni addressed the country on 22nd September 2021. He last addressed the nation on 30th July 2021.

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In an effort to contribute to the global research efforts into COVID-19, a team based at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Uganda, is participating in the ISARIC/ALERRT Clinical...

The Capacity building for Female Scientist in East Africa (CAFÉ-SEA) is a project under the Eastern Africa Consortium for Clinical Research (EACCR), which is an EDCTP-funded network of excellence...

The Ministry of Health has declared Polio a Public Health Emergency in Uganda following confirmation of positive laboratory tests from environment samples in Kampala

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Uganda Virus Research Institute continues with drives to inspire the next generation scientists by hosting three young children who got...

A health worker vaccinating a lady

The outcry about high treatment charges for COVID-19 patients at private health facilities will not end, until a greater majority of Ugandans are vaccinated. Doctors in private hospitals in...

Prof Pontiano Kaleebu who is the Director of Uganda Virus Research Institute is seen getting his Covid-19 vaccine at the hospital,

UVRI informs all that have been fully vaccinated, that you can now get your certificate from the online portal now as long as you have...

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

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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