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New Multi-site Phase 2 Ebola Vaccine Study Begins in Africa

The U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) initiated a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimen in both healthy and HIV-infected volunteers. The multisite study began today with its first vaccination in…

U.S. Officials Visit with Participants in DREAMS Program

U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Dr. Shannon Smith earlier this month visited a group of girls and young women participating in the DREAMS program at a Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) site in the Mukono District of Uganda. The…

Koome Island Demonstration Farm Helps Support Women and Families

A group of mothers from several of the Koome Islands of Uganda have come together with the support of MUWRP to build and work a demonstration farm, a project meant to provide stability, teach vocational skills and bring additional income to this traditionally migratory and vulnerable population. Through outreach efforts,…