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Kampala Office
  • +256-414-250488

  • info@ncri.ug

  • Plot 2A, Lourdel Rd, Nakasero

  • P.O Box 4864, Kampala

  • 08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Monday to Friday

WHO WE ARE

NCRI OVERVIEW

Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Institute (NCRI) is a Government Research and Development Institute in Natural Products and Traditional and Complemetary health systems. The institute was established in 1964 as Natural Chemotherapeutic Research Labalatory (NCRL), a department of the Ministry of Health. However, the NCRL was transformed to NCRI by the Uganda National Health Reasearch Organisation (UNHRO) Act of Parliament of 2010.

BACKGROUND OF NCRI

BACKGROUND

Establishment

Creation of NCRI in 1964

NCRI was created in 1964 with mandate to carry out applied scientific research on natural products (plants, animal parts and minerals) with the view of justifying therapeutic claims from traditional medicine practioners (TMPs) in Uganda.

Current Location

Location of NCRI

The Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Institute is located adjacent to the Ministry of Health headquarters, along Lourdel Road, Plot 2A in Nakasero, Kampala.

NCRI's Main Focus

Research into plants constituents

NCRI's main focus was to research into plant's constituents, with the main goal of finding the miracle ingredient which would make the scientist famous and the multinational pharmaceutical companies richer.

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NCRI STAFF