Ugandan President Presents Award to IDI Director Dr.Alex Coutinho

Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Executive Director Dr. Alex Coutinho was awarded the 50th independence Golden Jubilee Medal for his contribution to health and academic excellence in Uganda.The medal was presented by Ugandan President Museveni on 9 October 2013 in Rukungiri. Coutinho was one of 100 medal recipients to be recognized through this prestigious program, which recognizes outstanding civilians who have made a significant contribution to Uganda during its 50 years of independence.