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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

On 20th January 2023, a  team from the Japanese embassy today had the opportunity of visiting the Uganda Virus Rearch Institute(UVRI). The team comprised staff from ...

The 18 participants in the training

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...

UVRI STAFF IN A COMMUNITY SENSITISATION MATCH ON WORLD AIDS DAY

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...

Participants in a training at UVRI

Research Management Training workshop

The EACCR 3 invites applications for a short-term training in research management involving practical skills in grant negotiation,...

Photo session at Day One

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)...

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,...

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...

The CEO of GAVI Dr Seth Berkley visits UVRI meets staff and sees the work of EPI and UVRI-IAVI among others.

 

The CEO of Gavi Dr Seth Berkley recently visited Uganda from 2-7 November 2022. As part of his...

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Mandate

UVRI is mandated to conduct health research pertaining to human infections and disease processes associated with or linked to viral aetiology and provides capacity building to target beneficiaries.

Vision and Mission

Vision

A world class Centre of excellence in health research

Mission

To conduct scientific investigations on diseases, contribute to knowledge, policy and practice; and engage in capacity development for improved public health.

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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

Dr Jennifer Serwanga clears way for facts about vaccination and the Delta variant

By Dr. Jennifer Serwanga Ssempala, BVM, PhD Assistant Director Research, Uganda Virus Research Institute.

On the Delta and... Read More

Connect with us

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