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 strategic areas to tackle public health challenges.
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 the Ebola out beak.
United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac has applauded Uganda Virus Research Institute for strong collaboration in health research and contribution to global health.
The first National Certification Framework for HIV rapid testing has been launched with a call to men to embrace HIV testing and treatment services.
Uganda Virus Research Institute Deputy Director Dr Julius Lutwama presents findings of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) surveillance study in some districts in the Central, Eastern and Western Uganda between 2013 and 2017.
Uganda Virus Research Institute staff and student interns attend Biorisk environment training at the UVRI main library.
The participants are being equipped with skills to ensure safety, especially from laboratory acquired infections and to protect the public from accidental or unintentional exposure to infectious pathogens.
A report from WHO indicates that the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) have confirmed a case of Ebola Virus Disease in Uganda.
Uganda Virus Research Institute Deputy Director Dr Julius Lutwama and staff continue to engage the public on the second day of the Service Excellence Exhibition at Kololo independence grounds.
UVRI TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL BUDGET MONTH 2019
On the 17th of May 2019, CDC officials visited UVRI and appreciated the efforts against combating public health threats.