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
Uganda Virus Research Institute continues with drives to inspire the next generation scientists by hosting three young children who got the opportunity to visit the COVID-19 Vaccine preparation project.
The outcry about high treatment charges for COVID-19 patients at private health facilities will not end, until a greater majority of Ugandans are vaccinated. Doctors in private hospitals in Kampala have warned that whoever is refusing to be vaccinated, will ultimately pay price when they end up admitted.
ADVAC is a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental
agencies. The Course aims to facilitate critical decision-making in vaccinology by providing participants with a comprehensive
overview of the various aspects of vaccinology (immunology, vaccine development, clinical trials, regulatory processes,