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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
Science Summit at United Nations General Assembly 77 (UNGA77)

Over the past couple of years, UKCDR has been convening a global taskforce on equitable partnerships that EDCTP has been participating in. One...

DSW team is hosted by UVRI to document EDCTP funded work

Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) recently on 16th September 2022 hosted a team from DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung); an international...

Press briefing on Ebola outbreak in Mubende

Uganda just confirmed an ebola outbreak in mubende district. Read details here:   

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Dr Mawa and team in the field recruiting participants

Project title: Exploring immune responses in primary and more advanced Schistosoma mansoni infection and treatment of preschool-age children using Aurora spectral flow cytometry...

The diagnosis of HIV infection has played very critical roles over the past three decades in detecting and monitoring infection as well as patient management. As technology evolved, screening,...

Since its humble beginning in 1922, Makerere University has been able to transform communities and societies through its wealth of human capital, numerous research outcomes, and Science and...

UVRI staff in a sports workout for World Mosquito Day

 Each year, 20th August is a global commemoration of the discovery in 1897 by Sir Ross that female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. He proved that mosquitoes transmit malaria...

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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