The first National Certification Framework for HIV rapid testing has been launched with a call to men to embrace HIV testing and treatment services.
Uganda Virus Research Institute Deputy Director Dr Julius Lutwama presents findings of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) surveillance study in some districts in the Central, Eastern and Western Uganda between 2013 and 2017.
Uganda Virus Research Institute staff and student interns attend Biorisk environment training at the UVRI main library.
The participants are being equipped with skills to ensure safety, especially from laboratory acquired infections and to protect the public from accidental or unintentional exposure to infectious pathogens.
A report from WHO indicates that the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) have confirmed a case of Ebola Virus Disease in Uganda.
Uganda Virus Research Institute Deputy Director Dr Julius Lutwama and staff continue to engage the public on the second day of the Service Excellence Exhibition at Kololo independence grounds.
UVRI TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL BUDGET MONTH 2019
On the 17th of May 2019, CDC officials visited UVRI and appreciated the efforts against combating public health threats.
The Ambassador of Japan to Uganda Kazuaki Kameda visited Uganda Virus Research Institute to acquaint himself with ongoing science and research projects. Ambasaddor Kameda was impressed with the outstanding labolatory research and appreciated the institute for it's role in the prevention and fight against infectious diseases such as Ebola virus disease.
Oct 5th 2018
The United Kingdom has announced a 5.1-million-pound fund to Uganda to support the fight against Ebola.
Uganda Virus Research Institute has benefited from three four wheel vehicles donated by the Medical Research Council/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Research Unit.
The vehicles have been handed over to the institute at a ceremony at UVRI gardens.