For Excellence in Medical Research, Training and HIV Care
JCRC Core Activities
Medical Research: As an established clinical research site with extensive interaction and collaborations both locally and internationally, JCRC continues to conduct its research work in HIV vaccines, antiretroviral therapy, opportunistic infections, public health and social behaviors. All studies are designed and conducted to international standards, so as to inform best practices and cost effective interventions that will shape national and international policies and guidelines. Click here for detailed information about Medical research at JCRC.
Clinical Care and Treatment: By Sep 2010, JCRC has cumulatively provided HIV treatment more than 110,000 clients in Uganda. JCRC clinics offer advanced pediatric and Adult HIV/AIDS care, with a comprehensive range of services, including tuberculosis management, Nutrition support, special clinics for young people, adherence, psychosocial support and outreaches. Click here for detailed information about patient care activities at JCRC.
Training and Capacity Building: The JCRC training programs are tailored to address individual and institutional capacity gaps. They focus on improving skills in clinical care, laboratory and research particularly in the area of HIV/TB. These programs target scientists, researchers, health care providers, undergraduate and postgraduate students. Click here for detailed information about JCRC training activities and the 2013/2014 training opportunities.
Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is an HIV/AIDS care and research institution located in Uganda, established in 1990 to respond to and provide a scientific approach to the national HIV/AIDS challenge.
JCRC Vision and Mission
JCRC Vision: A vibrant self-sustaining Centre of Excellence in Medical Research, Training and Healthcare Services.
JCRC Mission: To conduct Quality Medical Research and Training, provide equitable and sustainable HIV/AIDS care and other health care services in Uganda and other parts of Africa