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UVRI Staff Celebrate World Mosquito Day With Sports Activity

UVRI staff in a sports workout for World Mosquito Day

 Each year, 20th August is a global commemoration of the discovery in 1897 by Sir Ross that female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. He proved that mosquitoes transmit malaria by identifying pigmented malaria parasites in mosquitoes that fed on an infected patient. This discovery revolutionized our knowledge of the disease and led to new preventive measures.

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 selec

RENU Donates Tech Gadgets to UVRI

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 needs. These were handed over on 29th June 2022 by the CEO of RENU Nicholas Mbonimpa and received by the Executive Director Prof Pontiano Kaleebu at the UVRI office. 

2022 Alliance For Global Health And Science Summer Institute Workshop

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 impact by focusing on locally identified health research needs and strengthening collaborations between faculty at UC Berkeley and Makerere University.