Wellcome is seeking to find equitable research funding opportunities for infectious diseases sources and drivers. The first part of this exercise includes a survey and it will be followed up by a face-to-face workshop.
We are seeking a highly motivated and self-driven MSc student to join our team in the Department of Immunology at UVRI. The successful candidate will have a relevant research idea that fits the scope of our project, be goal-oriented, and passionate about contributing to the fight against COVID-19.
A two-day Training in Bioethics and Clinical Research for partners in the Pan- African Network for Rapid Research, Response and Preparedness for Infectious Diseases Epidemics (PANDORA) was conducted for Research Assistants, Study Nurses, Trial Managers, and Administrators to share experiences and best practices in implementing clinical research and resolving ethical issues.
On 20th January 2023, a team from the Japanese embassy today had the opportunity of visiting the Uganda Virus Rearch Institute(UVRI).
A team from Uganda Virus Research Instutute (UVRI) led by Dr Benjamin Watyaba, Elinor Wanyama and Rose Naluwuge organized a one-day face-to-face and interactive protocol training on 20th December 2022 for the CCP Nested Study staff at Uganda Virus Research Institute that was attended by about 18 participants from both Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and Uganda Virus Research Institute.
Uganda Virus Research Institute(UVRI) commemorated the International HIV/AIDS and Candle-light day on the 1st of December 2022. The main celebrations were at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) but started with a community sensitisation walk with a band at 8:30am to 9:00am.
Research Management Training workshop
Entebbe, Kilifi, November 28, 2022 The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Group on Vaccines for vulnerable people in Africa (VAnguard) project was launched at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Entebbe and KEMRI|Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi.
To tackle disease we need evidence to be generated through every type of health research study. The Global Health Network conference aimed to bring together health research teams, organisations, health-workers, policy makers and practitioners to explore together how health research can be embedded into every healthcare setting.
The WHO Regional director Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti visited UVRI on 17th November, 2022 to learn more about the work at UVRI including the Ebola activities namely testing and sequencing and how these are addressing the outbreak.
The tour included site visit of the Arbovirology, VHF, EPI and MRC sequencing facilities.