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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

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...

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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...

PhD Research Work on Characterisation of HIV at UVRI

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...

Kaleebu Receives Medal of Service on Labour Day

Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu recently received a medal of service on the National Labour day celebrations at Kololo Independece Grounds in Kampala. The celebrations were presided over by the President...

Members of Parliament on a tour in the laboratories

Mmebers of Parliament visited Uganda Virus Research Institute on Friday 15th April 2022 to ascertain progress of the vaccine development project and understand the capacity atained by the...

Open call for applications

The East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) is a semi-autonomous institution of the East African Community (EAC). EASTECO is mandated to promote and coordinate the development,...

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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