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US Deputy Chief of Mission visits MUWRP’s PEPFAR supported sites in Koome and Kimmi Islands as PEPFAR marks 20 years anniversary

By: Hadijah Mwanje As the Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) marks 20 years of saving millions of lives, preventing millions of new infections, and changing the course of the HIV epidemic, the US Deputy Chief of Mission paid a courtesy visit to Koome HCIII and Kimmi islands (all…

US AMBASSADOR COMMENDS DOD WRAIR AND MUWRP FOR ENHANCING HEALTH CARE ON KOOME ISLANDS

The US ambassador to Uganda, His Excellence William Popp made a courtesy visit to Koome Islands on 11th Mar 2024, engaging with health workers at Koome Health Center III, and interacting with girls under the DREAMS program and KP programs on Kimmi Islands. Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) supports…

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FROM PROSPECTIVE CBOs SUB GRANTEES- 2023/2024

BACKGROUND FOR MUWRP GRANT: MUWRP is implementing a comprehensive HIV/ AIDS prevention care and treatment program in collaboration with Local Government structures, Faith Based Organizations, Community Based Organizations (CBO), Ministry of Health, Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development and other partners in the districts of Buikwe, Buvuma, Kayunga and…

Managing the supply chain for medicines and related health commodities on islands; a case of Buvuma Islands

By Hadijah Nabulya The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) PEPFAR program contributes towards the transportation of drugs and other commodities in hard to reach areas such as the Buvuma and Koome islands on Lake Victoria. MUWRP also supports the redistribution system which enables facilities with more drugs and commodities…

Makerere Univeristy Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) has donated a brand new double cabin pick-up to the UPDF

MUWRP and the US Department of Defense (DoD), as part of the health systems strengthening mandate under the Presidential Emergency for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program, have handed over a brand-new double cabin pick-up to the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF). The vehicle will facilitate field activities including but not limited…

Visit Japanese National Institute of Infectious Diseases

Visit from the Japanese National Institute of Infectious Diseases By Jesca Nawatti  On Wednesday 18th January 2023, Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) hosted a delegation from the Embassy of Japan in Uganda. The visiting team included staff from the Japanese Embassy in Uganda and officials from the Japanese National…

PRE-QUALIFICATION NOTICE

The Supply Chain Section of the Makerere University Walter Reed Project invites reputable firms/Companies, organizations and individuals interested in being prequalified for various supplies/goods, works and services as mentioned below for the Financial Years 2023/2024 and 2024/2025. You are to pay a non-refundable fee of one hundred thousand Uganda shillings…

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FROM PROSPECTIVE CBOs SUB GRANTEES

BACKGROUND FOR THE GRANT: MUWRP is Implementing a comprehensive HIV/ AIDS prevention care and treatment program in collaboration with Local Government structures, Faith Based Organizations, Community Based Organizations, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development and other partners in the districts of Buikwe, Buvuma, Kayunga and Mukono.…

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…