Makerere University Walter Reed Project

Background

The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support and surveillance of influenza and other emerging infections.

Vision

To mitigate disease threats while developing a sustainable infrastructure and providing technology transfer to Uganda


Mission

To monitor and Investigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda; and develop and provide interventions to mitigate these disease threats