The lecturer behind the first tick vaccine in Uganda

Meet the Makerere Lecturer Behind TicVac-U

Learn more about Dr Margaret Saimo-Kahwa, who has been lauded by the world of science for developing a vaccine for Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases in Uganda. 

The senior lecturer and veterinary doctor at Makerere University has been praised for developing the first tick vaccine in Uganda that will address the serious challenge of ticks and tick-borne diseases currently impacting livestock in Uganda.

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Everything you need to know about TicVac-U


Get answers to some of the common questions regarding TicVac-U tick vaccine plus other frequently asked questions.

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Meet the Team

Meet some of the team of scientists that have helped develop a vaccine for Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases in Uganda.

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Our Vision & Mission

Learn about the driving factors behind the need to develop a vaccine against ticks and tick-borne diseases in Uganda.

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TicVac History

Research into a vaccine against tick-borne diseases in Uganda and Africa started back in 2005. Learn the history of TicVac-U.

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