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Integrated Biorepository of H3Africa Uganda BiobankId: UG_IBRH3AU Acronym: IBRH3AU URL: http://www.ibru.mak.ac.ug/ Juristic Person: Integrated Biorepository of H3Africa Uganda Country: UGANDA Description: IBRH3AU is an integrated biorepository under the H3Africa Biorepository Initiative located at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS), a Center of Academic Excellence, Health Care and Collaborative Research. MakCHS was historically established as an informal paramedical teaching center within Mulago National Referral & Teaching Hospital in the late 1890's by Sir Albert Cook. It has evolved into a constituent college. Today, MakCHS boasts of conducting some of the most relevant and high-impact research in infectious and non-infectious diseases. The college is closely affiliated with and exploits Mulago National Teaching and Referral hospital that handles over 500,000 patients per year. MakCHS has established North-to-South, South-to-South academic and research collaborations. Backup: yes Training Courses: yes