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Uganda Virus Research Institute


The United States Secretary for Health and Human Services Alex Azar has visited Uganda Virus Research Institute and applauded the Institute for contributing to global health efforts, especially in...

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the HIV Reference Laboratory at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda based...

The Uganda Virus Research institute (UVRI) in collaboration with Target Malaria Uganda have officially opened a new Arthropod Containment Level 2 (ACL-2) insectary at the UVRI campus, Entebbe....

The Uganda Virus Research Institute in partnership with the Research and Education Network Uganda (RENU) has held a mini Direct Engineering Assistance (DEA) workshop which has been run from the...

UVRI in partnership with Research and Education Network Uganda (RENU) is hosting a one week workshop of Campus Network Security (CNS) that is aimed at training ICT officers from all RENU partner...

Uganda Virus Research Institute staff have participated in the National Day of Physical celebrations at Kololo airstrip that took place on the 14th July 2019. President Yoweri Museveni graced the...

The Director of Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong has urged health research institutions in Africa to enhance collaborations and support capacity development in...

World Health Organisation Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has appreciated the Uganda Virus Research Institute for its significant contribution to the country’s efforts to contain...

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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

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

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)....

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Prof Kaleebu MRC/UVRI explains the mixed HIV Strains
Prof Kaleebu MRC/UVRI explains the mixed HIV Strains

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