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Makerere University –Johns Hopkins University (MU-JHU) Research Collaboration conducts clinical and translational research with a focus on HIV, TB and other conditions which affect the health and well-being of children, adolescents, women and their families. MUJHU was founded in 1988 as a collaboration between researchers from Makerere University and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA at a time when the AIDS epidemic was at its peak in Uganda, with an initial mission to improve the lives of families infected and affected by HIV through Research, Care and Training. In 2006, the MUJHU Research Collaboration was registered as a not-for-profit entity in Uganda entitled ‘MUJHU Care Limited’ with a continuation of the Collaboration’s vision and mission.

MUJHU has conducted several landmark research studies which have informed global and national policy and paved the way to Eliminate Mother to Child HIV Transmission and improve maternal and paediatric HIV care. Over the last decade, MUJHU has progressively expanded its clinical and implementation science research portfolio to include primary HIV prevention, tuberculosis diagnosis and management, paediatric neuro-development assessment and interventions, birth defects surveillance, women’s health including bone health and reproductive health, as well as development of a maternal vaccine platform to assess Group-B Streptococcus and other promising vaccines. MUJHU partners with many local and international academic and clinical partners to achieve its mission building on its longstanding Clinical Research Site affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

 
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Promote 2019 Annual Meeting in Uganda
The 2019 PROMOTE annual meeting was held in August 2019. Leadership and teams from Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi and South Africa met at the Speke Resort in Kampala, Uganda. We discussed study progress, the mentor-mentee program and the sub-studies, ....  ...more
 
US Congressional Staff Visit
Health policy advisors serving US Senators visited MU-JHU on 20th August 2019. This was part of a trip hosted by IAVI and GHTC to help them gain insights into the impact and importance of US investments in research in Africa. Colleagues f....  ...more
 
DR DIEFFENBACH, DAIDS DIRECTOR VISIT
On 23rd Sep 2019, MU-JHU was honored to host Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS (DAIDS, NIH) as well as our JHU colleagues (including “CTU PI elect” and MERIT PI, Professor Aaron Tobian). Dr Carol Onyango provide....  ...more
 
Brief Study Updates (JHU related)
In preparation…
  • MTN 042 & 043 MU-JHU site received best stakeholder engagement award at the Sep MTN regional ....  ...more
 
 
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