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The MRC/UVRI & LSHTM Uganda Research Unit is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research on HIV and Emerging Infections, Vaccines and Immunity and Chronic Diseases and Cancer.

Through a multidisciplinary approach intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge to evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.

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Thematic approach

We introduced a thematic approach to our research in order to maximise cross Programme fertilisation and to create more opportunities for synergy of skills in the pursuit of the Unit goals.

  1. HIV and Emerging Infections
  2. Vaccines and Immunity
  3. Chronic Diseases and Cancer

Our Programmes

The science is delivered through the following six programmes feeding into each Theme:

  1. The HIV Epidemiology and Intervention Programme
  2. Pathogen Genomics, Phenotype and Immunity
  3. Social Aspects of Health across the Life Course
  4. Immunomodulation and Vaccine Programme
  5. Cancer Programme
  6. NCD Phenotype Programme

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CoVAC Project

CoVAC Project

Contexts of Violence in Adolescence Cohort Study (CoVAC) is a mixed methods study examining how experience...

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UVRI P.O.Box 49, Entebbe-Uganda.
Plot 51-59 Nakiwogo Road
Telephone: (+256) (0) 417704000 / 0312262911
Email: mrc@mrcuganda.org