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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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MUWRP at the 2019 World AIDS Day event, Kayunga

By Stephen Mugamba Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 2019 World AIDS Day (WAD). The national event took place at Busaana in Kayunga district where MUWRP is the lead comprehensive HIV prevention and treatment implementing partner. Whereas the World AIDS Day…

Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) Laboratory received Re-accreditation from College of American Pathologists (CAP) for the 14th year

By Stephen Mugamba The accreditation Committee of the College of American pathologists (CAP) has re-accredited the Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) Laboratory, Kampala, Uganda based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. The MUWRP Lab is one of only 6 CAP-accredited facilities…

The Keystone Symposium 2019 in Canada – “The Hunt for HIV Cure is on”

From the 24th to 28th March 2019, Dr. Prossy Naluyima (Laboratory Director) and Bannet Asingura (Research Associate/Grants Officer) represented Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) at the 2019 Keystone Symposium in Whistler, British Colombia, Canada. The Keystone Symposia has a 47-year history of convening open, peer-reviewed conferences that connect the…

The WRAIR Commander, Col. Deydre Teyhen visits MUWRP

By: Stephen Mugamba Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) hosted the Commander of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Colonel (Col.) Deydre S. Teyhen on February 12-14, 2019. The purpose of the visit was to review MUWRP’s research and infrastructure including the Joint Mobile Emerging Disease Intervention Clinical…

“Missing a day of Antiretroviral Therapy and history of fever in the past week predict failure of HIV treatment”

A Review of a Scientific Paper by; Stephen Mugamba, 6th Feb, 2019 A peer reviewed scientific article published yesterday February 5th 2019 in PLOS ONE Journal examined viraemia (the presence of viruses in the blood) and virologic failure (a situation when antiretroviral therapy fails to suppress a person’s viral load).  This…