The parliamentary Select Committee on STI visited the Uganda Virus Research Institute(UVRI) on Wednesday 1st December, 2021 to follow up on the vaccines investigations but also to understand what UVRI does. The team included; Hon. Kyooma Xavier, Hon. Awany Tony, Hon. Omara Paul, Hon. Silwany Solomon, Mwekwatse Sam, Kobere Betty, Bibabwa Rahma, and Malinga Titus.
The visit by the members of parliament had four objectives namely;
- Validation of projects under PRESIDE
- Accountability of funds from PRESIDE
- Equipment procured under PRESIDE(mainly to look at the fixed Asset Register)
- Progress reports of all the projects under PRESIDE