Unit Governance

MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit is administratively run by the unit Director and a Chief Operating Officer.

The Unit also has an expanded Unit Management Committee which comprises of the Unit Director, Deputy Unit Director, and Director of Operations, all heads of programmes, section heads and the Unit senior Administrator. This is an advisory committee supporting the Unit Director in the effective and efficient management of the Unit, providing strategic leadership and direction, providing advice and support to the Unit Director to inform decision making.

The Unit has a Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), which meets annually. The mandate of the SAC is to advise the Director and senior staff on the scientific direction and strategy of the Unit, to enable maintain scientific excellence . The SAC is made members with broad expertise.

The unit has various sections that support research activities at various levels, and these include:
- Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services (CDLS)
- Data and Statistics Section
- Operations Section ( Finance and Administration, HR, Communications, IT,Estates)
- Bioinformatics Section