WHO WE ARE
The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya operated under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. Currently, KEMRI operates under Legal Notice No. 35 of March 2021.
KEMRI has grown from its humble beginning over 40 years ago to become a regional leader in human health research. The Institute currently ranks as one of the leading Centres of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globally. Our mission is to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery.
13th Annual KASH conference
15th-17th February, 2023
Rethinking strategic research-for-health through partnerships, innovation, evidence generation, and knowledge sharing in post-pandemic recovery era
KASH is the KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health Conference launched in 2010 with the mission to mainstream KEMRI’s scientific and health agenda by dissemination, sharing and digesting scientific outputs and other allied products including networking and strengthening partnerships and collaborations to Improve health and quality of life.
OUR SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMES
Projects areas include: Vaccine Development, Diagnostics, Genetic Engineering, Bioin-formatics…
PUBLIC HEALTH & HEALTH SYSTEMS
Projects areas include: epidemiology, behavioural and social sciences, nutrition, environmental/ occupational health, oral …
SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE ADOLESCENT & CHILD HEALTH
Projects areas include: maternal health, child health, adolescent health, STI’s, Gender Based Violence (GBV), infertility, sexual…
NATURAL PRODUCTS & DRUG DEVELOPMENT
We craft unique digital experiences. With more than 7 years of expertise we design and code clean…
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INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES
IPDRP focuses on the following sub-disciplines: Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Helminthology, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Zoonotic diseases…
NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
We craft unique digital experiences. With more than 7 years of expertise we design and code clean
Single-Dose HPV Vaccine Highly Efficacious over three years, New Study Finds
Speaking at the 35th International Papillomavirus Conference in Washington, D.C., researchers from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) today announced new results […]
Office of the First Lady, KEMRI, KEMRI, and The University of Liverpool partner to improve clean air and health through cooking.
Mama Doing Good, an initiative of the Office of the First Lady, the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), and the University of Liverpool have signed a 5-year tripartite agreement […]
KEMRI’S PARTNERSHIP WITH UNIVERCELLS GROUP
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and Unizima S.A. (“Unizima”), an affiliate of Univercells Group, in Belgium have initiated a collaboration for the establishment of a Bio-manufacturing […]