The UVRI team wishes everyone merry christmas and happy new year!
World Health Organisation recently held an international meeting at UVRI campus to discuss some new developments in research.
The parliamentary Select Committee on STI visited the Uganda Virus Research Institute(UVRI) on Wednesday 1st December, 2021 to follow up on the vaccines investigations but also to understand what UVRI does. The team included; Hon. Kyooma Xavier, Hon. Awany Tony, Hon. Omara Paul, Hon. Silwany Solomon, Mwekwatse Sam, Kobere Betty, Bibabwa Rahma, and Malinga Titus.
HIV remains a major public health issue that affects millions of people worldwide.
Although the world has made significant progress in recent decades, important global targets for 2020 were not met.
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.
Find here details of the statement:
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 Characterisation Protocol (CCP) observational study. This protocol seeks to support a rapid, coordinated clinical investigation of confirmed cases of COVID-19.
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 primary goal of CAFÉ-SEA is to build capacity for research among female scientists in infectious diseases in the Eastern Africa region.
The Ministry of Health has declared Polio a Public Health Emergency in Uganda following confirmation of positive laboratory tests from environment samples in Kampala