Research at the Institute for Global Health is vital to achieving our goal of  advancing health outcomes around the world. Our research partnerships allow us to encourage and help improve healthcare globally. 

Research Project in Uganda

Diversity and Abundance of Waterborne Viruses in the Southwest Region of Kampala-Uganda


Michigan State University

Irene Xagoraraki, PhD
Associate Professor
College of Engineering

John B. Kaneene, DVM,MPH, PhD
University Distinguished Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine

Makerere University

Noah Kiwanuka, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Public Health

Stevens Kisaka, BVM, MPH
College of Veterinary Medicine
Animal Resources and Biosecurity

Our overall research project is to study the diversity and abundance of waterborne viruses in Kampala Uganda, identify sources, evaluate temporal and spatial distributions, and correlate with observed diarrheal disease.