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We have started Part B of the Schistosomiasis Vaccine trial Protocol in Kasenyi

By: Jesca Nawatti Towards the end of July, 2021 our Clinic Research team kicked off pre-screening activities for Schistosomiasis Part B Protocol, a randomized, controlled, double blind clinical trial assessing the safety, reactogenicity and immunogenicity of a candidate vaccine against intestinal schistosomiasis in healthy adult volunteers living in the S.…

Digital Connectivity at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital improving Day by Day – Thanks to the JMEDICC Programme

By Stephen Mugamba For the past 5 years, the Joint Mobile Emerging Disease Intervention Clinical Capability (JMEDICC) has established clinical research capabilities for clinical trials during filovirus (Ebola/Marburg) outbreaks, allowing testing of new therapeutics and medical countermeasures. The project is a collaboration between US Naval Medical Research Center, United States…

The TSS team carrying out routine maintenance of the IT infrastructure in Fort Portal

By Stephen Mugamba The world of clinical care is currently undergoing a rapid wave of technological advancement, especially to address the challenges of providing clinical care during epidemics and management of highly infectious diseases. This wave of technological advancement has applications during the conduct of clinical trials in outbreak settings.For…

The US Ambassador, Natalie E. Brown vists MUWRP

By: Stephen Mugamba On the 16th March 2021, Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP), was privileged to host the new US Ambassador to Uganda, Natalie E. Brown. In respect of standard operating procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the visit was attended by handful of delegates, including; the Walter Reed Army…

MUWRP Hosts the New US WRAIR Commander, Col. Clinton K. Murray

By Stephen Mugamba & Jesca Nawatti Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) was privileged to host the new Commander of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Colonel (Col.) Clinton K. Murray. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the one hour meeting was held virtually on Thursday 11th…

Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is conducting a Schistosomiasis Vaccine Trial – Part B is underway

By: Jesca and StephenAs part of MUWRP’s large research profile, we are conducting a Randomized Controlled Double-Blind Phase I/II Dose-escalation Clinical Trial to assess the safety, reactogenicity and immunogenicity of a candidate vaccine against intestinal schistosomiasis in healthy adult volunteers living in the S. Mansoni endemic areas in and around…

MUWRP EIDP Team in Gulu Regional Referral Hospital to build capacity for Emerging Infectious Diseases surveillance

By: Jesca Nawatti Makerere University Walter Reed Project- Emerging Infectious Disease Program (MUWRP EIDP) team conducted a week-long technical assistance visit at Gulu Region Referral Hospital between 1st February and 5th February 2021. The visit aimed at further building the capacity of health workers involved in influenza and antimicrobial resistance…

Makerere University Walter Reed Project Hosts Handover Ceremony of US Government Donated COVID-19 Supplies to National and Selected Regional Referral Hospitals

By: Stephen MugambaThe United States Mission in Uganda officially handed over Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) donated by the American people through the US Department of Defence(DoD) to Kiruddu and Mulago National Referral Hospitals, Jinja and Gulu Regional Referral Hospitals, and the Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) Emerging Infectious Diseases…

MUWRP has delivered a Donation of PPE to Kiruddu, Mulago, Jinja and Gulu Referral Hospitals

By Jesca Nawatti- Community Outreach Officer Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) delivered a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Mulago and, Kiruddu National Referral Hospitals and Jinja and Gulu Referral Hospitals to support efforts to combat the prevailing COVID-19 Pandemic. The equipment was provided through the generous support…

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