Ministry of Health – Uganda

Government ministry mandated to ensure the attainment of a good standard of health by all people in Uganda

Uganda AIDS Commission

Government body legally charged with coordinating the national multisectoral response against HIV/AIDS in Uganda.

Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)

A semi-autonomous government agency mandated to develop and implement policies and strategies for integrating Science and Technology (S&T) into national development policies, advise Government on policy matters necessary for promoting S&T and; coordinating and guiding national research and development (R&D) in Uganda.


The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The U.S. government’s disease control and prevention agency

Mbeya Medical Research program (MMRP)

A pioneer research institution in Tanzania, involved in HIV vaccine research in partnership with the U.S. Military HIV Research Program

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)

IAVI is a global not for profit organization working to speed the search for a Vaccine to prevent HIV/AIDS, focusing on developing countries

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/NIH

NIAID is the primary agency of the U.S. government devoted to research on HIV/AIDS

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC)

An advocacy group in the US that publishes an annual review of progress in HIV vaccine development

HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN)

An international collaboration of scientists and educators searching for an effective and safe HIV vaccine

African AIDS Vaccine Program (AAVP)

A network of African experts, working together to promote and facilitate HIV vaccine research and evaluation in Africa

Vaccine Research Center (VRC)

The Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH)