MRC/UVRI and London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine Uganda Research unit., Uganda
Objective: The MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research Unit established in 1989 to improve the understanding and control of the HIV epidemic in Uganda and globally, following a request from the Uganda Government to the United Kingdom (UK) Government. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts. In 2017, the unit broadened work beyond HIV to include other infections, neglected, endemic, emerging and re-emerging infections and expanded our work in non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The Unit specializes in research on HIV infection and other related diseases, contributing knowledge on the evolving epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.
|Registered Biobank Name||MRC/UVRI and London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine Uganda Research unit.|
|Biobank Leader||Esther Nabanoba|
|Email for biobank inquiries||Nabanoba.Esther@mrcuganda.org|
||Oligo - Collection aimed at supporting several research projects, a research group or a research consortium|