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The Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is Seeking Dynamic Individuals With High Energy Levels to Join Its Team
JCRC is an indigenous medical organization
The Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is an indigenous medical organization located in Kampala, Uganda. It was founded in 1991 and is a limited liability, not-for-profit joint venture. It is seeking dynamic individuals with high energy levels to join its team. The organization’s mission is to improve health care for local and regional populations through research and clinical care.
It pioneered use of antiretroviral drugs in Sub-Saharan Africa
In 1991, the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) was established as a not-for-profit limited liability joint venture in response to the HIV/AIDS crisis. A grant from the Ugandan government enabled the institution to establish clinics and purchase basic medical equipment. Since that time, the institution has pioneered the use of antiretroviral drugs in sub-Saharan Africa.
Since 2002, numerous national public health programmes have provided first-line combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) to people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, about 2.1 million Africans are receiving cART. While the region is experiencing dramatic improvement in patient outcomes, challenges remain. For example, the region is still far from reaching the coverage rates expected in high-income countries.
It spearheaded research on preventive and therapeutic HIV vaccines in the region
Research has shown that HIV is transmitted through sexual contact and a vaccine against HIV can prevent the acquisition of the virus. However, there are still limitations to developing a vaccine that protects against the infection. The first step in developing an effective HIV vaccine is to identify the most likely target population for the vaccine. This can be achieved by identifying the immune correlates of HIV risk. Once these are identified, the next step is to design a vaccine that is able to protect against a variety of different strains and modes of HIV transmission.
Developing an effective HIV vaccine is critical to the eradication of the epidemic. There are currently no commercially available HIV vaccines in the region. This has made vaccine development in the region even more critical. This region has a particularly high HIV burden and vaccine development is essential to ending it.
It maintains the highest quality standards in HIV/AIDS care and treatment services
The Joint clinical research centre’s staff is committed to ensuring that the care provided to HIV/AIDS patients meets the highest standards. The center’s staff members serve on several boards and are actively involved in community-based organizations. Among their many contributions is their exceptional capacity to translate new developments in HIV/AIDS care and treatment into practical guidance for patients.
The institute was established in 1983 with a legislative mandate to combat HIV/AIDS and ensure high quality health care and supportive services for patients. In addition to this, the institute focuses on ongoing development of the health care infrastructure. As a result, people with HIV/AIDS are able to receive comprehensive care from experienced clinicians and access state-of-the-art facilities.