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  • Princess Royal Tours UVRI Facilities In Entebbe

    The Princess Royal started the four-day Uganda visit on 25th October 2022  at the Medical Research Council (MRC), Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Ugandan Research Unit. She was welcomed by Prof Kaleebu who gave her a tour around the campus and was able to see a variety of research work projects currently ongoing.

  • UVRI opens State-Of-The-Art Laboratory For Research

    Uganda Virus Research Institute received a new state-of-the-art laboratory for research, detection, and capacity building into animal viruses. The laboratory in Entebbe was officially commissioned on Tuesday and handed over by the United States Ambassador to Uganda, Ambassador Natali E. Brown.

  • PANDORA Conducts Modern Viral Diagnostic Technologies Training At UVRI

    The training on Modern Viral Diagnostic technologies was hosted by the Uganda Virus institute under the umbrella of The Pan-African Network for Rapid Research, Response, Relief and Preparedness for Infectious Disease Epidemics (PANDORA-ID-NET) which is the EDCTP funded project. The training was on the use of PEBBLE device which is a molecular diagnostic platform for point of care testing in combination with ApoH-technologies magnetic beads which is viral capture, concentration and isolation technology.

  • Science Summit at UNGA77 - September 2022

    Over the past couple of years, UKCDR has been convening a global taskforce on equitable partnerships that EDCTP has been participating in. One of the outputs from this taskforce is a Good Practice Document: Four Approaches to Supporting Equitable Research Partnerships (2022), developed in partnership with ESSENCE on Health Research.

  • DSW Documentation of EDCTP funded Work at UVRI

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