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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

Uganda records One new COVID-19 death.

Uganda has recorded one (1) new COVID-19 death bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 64.

The Ministry of Health has also confirmed 244 new...

Uganda records 181 new COVID-19 cases.

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 181 new COVID cases from samples tested on 20th September 2020.

The cumulative confirmed COVID cases in...

Uganda records 270 new COVID-19 cases.

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 270 new COVID cases from samples tested on 19th September 2020.

 The cumulative confirmed COVID cases in...

Uganda records 2 new COVID-19 deaths.

 Uganda has registered two new COVID-19 deaths from Kampala and Mpigi districts bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 63.

 The Ministry of...

The Minister of Public Service Hon. Wilson Muruli Mukasa has visited Uganda Virus Research Institute to acquaint himself with the ongoing research work and human resource issues at the Institute...

Uganda has recorded one (1) new COVID-19 death from Kampala bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 61.

The Ministry of Health has also confirmed 214 new COVID cases from samples tested on...

Uganda registers 114 new COVID-19 cases.

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 114 new COVID cases from samples tested on 16th September 2020.

 The cumulative confirmed COVID cases in...

Uganda registers 2 new COVID-19 deaths.

Uganda has recorded two new COVID-19 deaths bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 60.

The Ministry of Health has also confirmed 143 new COVID...

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Mandate

The UVRI engages in health research pertaining to human infections and disease processes associated with or linked to viral aetiology and provides expert advice, enables partnerships and communication and serves as a center for training and education.

Vision and Mission

Vision
To be a world class center of excellence in health research.

Mission
To conduct scientific investigations on viral and other communicable diseases so as to contribute to knowledge, policy, practice and build capacity while promoting institutional sustainability.

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Projects at UVRI

I welcome you to the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) website. UVRI is a Government Institution under the Ministry of Health and the Uganda National Health Research Organization (UNHRO)....

Capacity Building

Undergraduate students receive certificates for presenting brilliant research papers before a panel of judges and conference attendees at Uganda... Read More

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The US Embassy Uganda Spokes-person Interviews Proff Pontiano Kaleebu, the UVRI Director, on the Institute's response to Covid-19 related activities with support from the US Embassy
The US Embassy Uganda Spokes-person Interviews Proff Pontiano Kaleebu, the UVRI Director, on the Institute's response to Covid-19 related activities with support from the US Embassy

Who we work with

The UVRI is grateful to the support of its local and international partners, both past and present,  who have generously funded its activities in Uganda over the years, enabling UVRI to make great strides in health research and inching closer to its vision. These include:

On Campus partners

Collaborators