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UVRI Signs MOU With University Of Kisubi

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 graduates with practical skills in the field of Biological Sciences and providing opportunities for collaborative programs on capacity building as may be availed by the Partners for the qualified and selected staff. These include:

  1. Biosafety and biosecurity
  2. Microbiology
  3. Molecular biology and Genomics
  4. Bioinformatics
  5. Parasitology
  6. Hematology
  7. Immunology
  8. Virology 
  9. And other labolatories as required for the students'/ staff exposure.

The Partners did acknowledge the importance of working together as stipulated in Sustainable Development Goal 17. Sustainable Development Goal 17 is about "partnerships for the goals." One of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations in 2015, the official wording is: "Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development".