The KEMRI Graduate School (KGS) is the university arm of KEMRI offering specialized postgraduate degrees in line with KEMRI’s mandate. The aim of KGS is to develop a human resource base equipped with updated research skills and knowledge to provide solutions to the rapidly growing health care delivery challenges facing the African region. A combination of academic, research, and global partnerships available at KEMRI, makes postgraduate study a fertile environment for young scientists aspiring to build a future rewarding career in health research and innovation. Since 2003, KGS has contributed to local and international research capacity building in Masters, Doctoral and Postdoctoral training in diverse areas such Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Epidemiology and Medicinal Chemistry, since its inception KGS has enrolled more than 1700 students at Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral levels.


The KEMRI Graduate School was established by the KEMRI Board of Management in 1992 to train postgraduate students in health research through opportunities presented by the well-established medical research facilities and global research expertise available at KEMRI. The goal of the Graduate School is to develop a human resource base equipped with updated research skills and knowledge to provide solutions to the rapidly growing health care delivery challenges facing Kenya and the Africa region. In 2003, The School entered into partnership with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) to offer Masters and PhD degrees in infectious diseases and tropical medicine. As of December 2021, 519 Masters and 105 PhD students had graduated from the Program. Due to this initial success and experience KEMRI is working with the Commission for University Education (CUE), Kenya to obtain her own university charter as a specialized degree awarding Institution under the Ministry of Health. A combination of academic, research, and training capacity available at KEMRI, makes postgraduate study at the KEMRI Graduate School (KGS) a fertile environment for young scientists aspiring to build a rewarding career in research.
Vision To be a global centre of excellence for post graduate training in health research and innovation.
Mission To build research and innovative capacity in health sector by proving updated and relevant skills that will contribute to the provision of evidence-based quality health care at all levels of promotive, preventive, curative, and palliative health.


We offer a wide range of taught postgraduate degrees across three programme areas. The KEMRI Graduate School offers more than 20 Master of Science and Doctoral degree in Public Health, Biomedical Sciences and Medicinal Chemistry programmes.            
Public Health Programmes (MSc and PhD) Biomedical Sciences Programmes (MSc and PhD) Medicinal Chemistry Programmes (MSc and PhD)
  • Public Health
MSc Programme Structure  PhD Programme Structure
  • Molecular Medicine
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  • Medical Chemistry
MSc Programme Structure
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
MSc Programme Structure  PhD Programme Structure
  • Medical Microbiology
MSc Programme Structure
  • Pytochemistry
MSc Programme Structure
  • Global Health
MSc Programme Structure  PhD Programme Structure
  • Medical Parasitology and Entomology
MSc Programme Structure
  • Mycology
MSc Programme Structure
  • Mycobacteriology
MSc Programme Structure
  • Medical Virology
MSc Programme Structure   Biomedical Sciences Programmes - PhD programme Structure
Alumni Registration KGS Alumni Association welcomes all our past graduates to share their information with us so that we can build a community that keeps in touch, coordinate and network together for the contribution to provision of evidence-based quality health care at all levels of promotive, preventive, curative, and palliative health. Our Past graduate are requested to fill the online form below:


The KEMRI Graduate School accepts admission for both local and international students for all the programmes
The common regulations for all Masters degrees in the University shall apply. The following shall be eligible for admission in KEMRI Graduate School under the JKUAT/KEMRI Collaboration:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Second Class (Upper Division) in a relevant field of study or its equivalent from JKUAT or any other Institution recognized by JKUAT Senate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Second class Honors (Lower Division) in a relevant field of study or its equivalent from JKUAT or any other Institution recognized by JKUAT Senate, with at least two years post-qualification work/research experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a Pass and a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field of study.
  *NB. These are the minimum requirements; other conditions may apply for individual programmes.
A candidate wishing to apply to KEMRI Graduate School (KGS) should follow the steps below
  1. Download the forms on the KEMRI Graduate School webpage using the following link:
  2. Print and Fill in the forms in triplicate. Attach copies of the academic certificates (together with transcripts) on each form. Remember to include copies of your National ID/Passport and KCSE Certificate
  3. Pay an application fee of Kshs. 1,500 at JKUAT Main Campus Cash Office or JKUAT Towers CBD Campus Cash Office (the candidate will be required to present the duly filled application forms when making payments). Attach the original payment receipt to one of the application forms and copies of the receipt to the other two forms.
  4. Submit all the documents to KEMRI Graduate School Office located at Training Centre, KEMRI HQs NOT later than 15th April, 2024.
  5. KGS will process the application and will contact the candidate once the admission letter is ready.
Should You have any queries, please let us know via email: or
Q. Where can I go to learn more about KGS? A: Please visit our website for more information. Q: How can I contact the Office of Admissions if I have questions? A: General admissions information is detailed throughout our website. If you have additional questions, email us on or call: (254) 0202722541/4, 0713112853/4 Q: What are the admission criteria for different academic programmes? Masters Programmes o Bachelor’s Degree, Second Class (Upper Division) in a relevant field of study or its equivalent from a recognized University OR o Bachelor’s Degree, Second class Honors (Lower Division), with at least two years post qualification work experience OR o Bachelor’s Degree with a Pass and a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field of study. Holders of a university degree with at research ability least Low-second Class Honors in the respective disciplines or equivalent qualifications plus acceptable evidence of or academic work. Ph.D. Programmes Master’s degree in a relevant field of study, from a recognized University. Q: How much will it cost me to join KGS for a Postgraduate program? A: The cost of each program can be obtained from the school page: Q: Does the School admit international students and what is the cost? A: The University admits students from all nationalities. International students will be required to pay 20% more on all fees except for research expenses. Q: How do I apply to KGS and what are the requirements? A: To apply for admission to KEMRI Graduate School, Download the application forms, pay the required non-refundable application fees of Kshs.1,500 ($14). Completed application forms and original receipt for the application fee should be returned to the KEMRI Training Centre, KEMRI Headquarters, not later than 15th April 2022. International students are advised to contact the Administrator through application processing. Q: What are the admission criteria for a postgraduate degree and how much does it cost. A: Applicants for a master’s degree should have a minimum of an Upper Second-Class Honors degree or equivalent in the relevant discipline. Persons with a lower honors degree but with at least two years of relevant research work experience are also eligible for admission. Applicants for Doctor of Philosophy should have a master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. The cost for Postgraduate programmes annually is subject to periodic changes, the fee structure is currently available on the website.

Dr. Martin Bundi

Ag. Director Research Capacity Building and KGS

Dr. Bundi is an Assistant Principal Research Scientist with over 14 years research experience on food-borne pathogens and enteric bacteria associated with diarrheal disease in Kenya and has published several papers in this field. He holds a PhD degree in Medical Science from Nagasaki University, Japan, an MSc. in Biotechnology and a BSc. in Biochemistry. He is also a visiting researcher at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University.

Dr. Bundi is certified by the International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA) as a Biosafety Professional and a Global Biosafety mentor in Biorisk Management and Biosecurity. He has supported KEMRI since 2010 in training new BSL-3 laboratory users at the BSL-3 facility at CMR-KEMRI laboratory. He currently serves as the Honorary Vice President for the African Biological Safety Association (AfBSA).


  • Medical Research Methodology.
  • Sars-Cov-2 Sequencing and Bioinformatics.
  • Evidence-Informed Decision Making

Short Courses

Overview: The objectives of this webinar are to equip learners with basic knowledge and skills in project planning and management as it relates to health research. By the end of the session, you will learn the fundamentals of project management in the following project lifecycle components;
  • Initiation
  • Planning
  • Execution
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closeout
Target Group: The course is useful to learners from all disciplines who manage or are about to manage big or small projects as part of their health research work.   Date: Friday, 4th November 2022 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Registration This is a free course. After completing the registration form with the link below, you will receive a notification via email with details of how to join the webinar. Carefully read the section on Technical Requirements to help you prepare adequately for this webinar. Speakers Dr. Patience Kiyuka: is a Scientist at KEMRI. Her research interests include epidemiology and immunology of infectious diseases. She also has a keen interest in science communication. Jackline Wafula: is a Senior Project Manager at PATH’s Centre of Vaccine Innovation and Access since 2020, her focus has been on projects in Policy, Access, and Introduction functional area. Before Joining PATH, Jackeline served as a Project Manager on a fractional dose Yellow Fever clinical trial and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Impact Study at the KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP). Technical Requirements Upon registration, reminders will be sent to all registrants periodically. This webinar will be hosted on Zoom Conferencing Platform. Participants, who do not have Zoom on their mobile devices and or computers, need to download, install and create an account on Zoom ahead of time. Webinar attendees are encouraged to join early, preferably 15 minutes before the start of the webinar, as one may need time to launch the application. Webinar Materials All registrants will have access to the presentation slides. The webinar recording will be sent via email soon after the webinar to facilitate continuous engagement with the webinar content by webinar attendees and non-attendees. Please note that this webinar does not involve a certificate of participation.  
  1. Appreciating the role of evidence in decision making
  2. Identifying and defining clear policy questions
  3.  Identify leading sources of research evidence
  4. Conducting a systematic rapid synthesis of research evidence on a given issue
  5. Conducting systematic and effective/productive searches of evidence
  6.  Critically appraising evidence to gauge its quality
  7. Effectively communicate key policy issues and recommendations from the evidence to senior government officials and political leaders
Duration: 5 Days Target Group: Health Researchers Post Graduate students Outcomes:
  1. Have an in-depth understanding of the public policy-making process
  2. Have practical skills in accessing, appraising, synthesizing, and applying evidence at the various stages of the policy-making process
  3. Be able to develop evidence-to-policy products including policy briefs, rapid evidence syntheses, position papers, etc.
Course Leader: Mr. James Kariuki Ngumo
Objectives: To provide a theoretical foundation and basic competency in research methodology Duration: 10 Days Target Group: All Scientists, Clinical and allied health professionals Outcomes: Developed concept papers, research proposals and competency gained Course Leader: Dr. Rose Bosire/ Dr. Vincent Were
Objectives: Analysis of SARS-Cov-2 sequencing data, from raw read data to variant analyses and phylogenetic inference. Participants will be trained on handling virus RNA data from raw fast files to phylogenetic analysis and comparison. Duration: 10 Days Target Group: Scientists, Clinical and allied health professionals working on Sars-Cov-2 Outcomes: At the end of the workshop participants will have a profound knowledge of the state-of-the-art computational methods as well as how to apply them and chain them together to undertake a full analysis. Course Leader: Dr. Damaris Matoke
Sars-Cov-2 Sequencing, And Bioinformatics Course
With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for genome sequencing gave these platforms, particularly in KEMRI, an unprecedented attention because KEMRI is doing Genomic surveillance in tracking and monitoring existing and novel COVID-19 variants of concern in Kenya on behalf of the Ministry of Health. Genomic surveillance platform remains a key research and surveillance infrastructure in KEMRI in the control and management of other infectious disease including the COVID-19 virus. The Sars-Cov-2 sequencing, and bioinformatics course Started on 28th March 2022 in Kilifi and seeks to increase capacity for genome sequencing and Bioinformatics not only regionally but throughout the African continent. The training initiative has been co-organized by KEMRI, the World Health Organization (WHO), Africa CDC with the objective of increasing the pool of genome sequencing and bioinformatics expertise among laboratory staff, scientists, and program heads in order to upscale scientific research in this very important area in the region. It also aims at training scientists on how to track the different types of COVID-19 variants and how to treat them.
Smile Train Research Methodology Course
KEMRI Graduate School has partnered with Smile Train to train Medical Professionals from East Africa in Research Methodologies. The professionals were drawn from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Ethiopia and they participated in a two-week course training on research methodology which will later be followed by a 10-week mentorship program. The training sought to address a great need for quality research works on cleft, a common facial birth difference in which patients have trouble in breathing, eating, and speaking. Many of the children who grow up with an untreated cleft, experience social stigma, live in shame and isolation, do not attend school and the ripple effect is that they fail to contribute to the economy. Causes of cleft remain unknown but risk factors include environmental factors, a diet of the mother during pregnancy, and genetics. Duration (2 Weeks): 21st February -4th March 2022 Mentorship (one year) Facilitators: Dr. Rose Bosire, Dr. Vincent Were, Dr. Martin Bundi, Mr. James Kariuki, and Mr. Aggrey Mokaya
S/No. Name Title Co-authors Publisher Volume Issue Year
1. Nduati Jane Nduta The effect of Socioeconomic factors on Severe Maternal Mobility among Postnatal women at Kenyatta National Hospital: Cross-sectional Study Kenneth Ngure, James Mutunga IOSR Journal of humanities and social sciences 26 9 2021
2. Salim Omambia Organizational Factors Associated with the Implementation of a Health Management Information System at Kenyatta National Hospital Simon Karanja, Daniel Nyamongo, Joseph Mutahi World Journal od Pharmaceutical and Life sciences 7 8 2021
3. Geoffrey Mutisya Maitha Influence of Hepatitis B Virus Co-Infection on Virological and Immonological Response to Antiretroviral Treatment Among HIV Patients Attenting Comprehensive Care Clinics in Makueni County, Kenya Gideon Kikuvi, Peter Wanzala, Fredrick Kirui Pan African Medical Journal 38 103 2021
4. Albina Makio Development and Evaluation of a Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibody-based Antigen Capture Assay for Detection of O'Nyong-nyong virus Dr. Lilian Musila, PhD, Dr. Eddy Okoth Odari, PhD, Prof Juliette Rose Ongus, PhD & Prof. Rosemary Sang, Phd. East African Journal of Health and Science 3 1 2021
5. Mpungu Anastacia Mumbua Compliance of Hypertensive Management and Blood Pressure Control among Patients Attending the Health Promotion Clinic of AAR Williamson House Outpatient Center, Nairobi Dr. Makworo, D,, Dr. Mutai, J. 2021
6. Sang Victor Kiplagat Prevelence of Dyslipidemia and the Associated factors among type 2 diabetes patients In Turbo Sub- County, Kenya Kaduka Lydia, Kamano Jemimah, Makworo Drusilla Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes 4 5 2021
7. Kimani Daniel Kariuki Multi-level challenges and opportunities in providing antiretroviral treatment to adolescents in Kenya Simon Karanja, Kenneth Ngure, Samuel Mwalili Taylor and Francis Online 33 3 2021
8. Redeny Kennedy Owino Effects of HIV Oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Incidences of STIs among female sex workers in selected drop in centres in Nairobi county Raphael Lihana, Jackline Mosinya Nyaberi International Journal of Scientific Research Publication 10 9 2020
9. Dennis Munene Miriti Oral health Status and Its Associated Factors among the youths in Igembe Sub-county Dr. Benjamin Ngugi, Dr. Dennis Magu International Peer Reviewed Journals & Books Publishing 5 1 2020
10. Fridah Ndinda Muinde Effect of a Community Health Worker Intervention on Uptake of Breast Cancer Screening Services among Women of Reproductive Age in Kitui County, Kenya Japheth Mativo Mzioki, Mohamed Karama Mahmoud Africa Journal of Health Sciences 33 2 2020
11. Elizabeth Njambi Prevalence of Intestinal Paraistic Infections and Associated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Risk Factors among School Children in Mwea Irrigation Scheme, Kirinyaga County, kenya. Dennis Magu Hindawi, Journal of Tropic Medicine 2020 2020
12. Stella Wanjiku Gikunju Prevalence of pfdhr and pfdhps Mutations in Plasmodium falciparum Associated with Drug Resistance Among Pregnant Women Receiving IPTp-SP at Msambweni County Referral Hospital, Kwale County, Kenya Eric L. Agola, Raphael Omusembe Ondondo, Johnson Kinyua, Francis Kimani, Angelle Desiree LaBeaud, Indu Malhotra, Charles King, Kelvin Thiong'o and Francis Muthuku Malria Journal 19 190 2020
13. Joan Wangui Kamau Prevalence, Risk Factors and Circulating Species of Trachoma in East Pokot, Baringo County, Kenya Zipporh Ng'ang'a, Matilu Mwau Internation Journal of Inovative Research and Knowledge 5 12 2020
14. Peter Kipkorir Koskei Factors Associated with the Diversity of Fasarium Species and FamonisinnContamination of Maize Samples from Rift Valley and Lower Eastern Region of Kenya Christine C. Bii, Protus Musotsi, Simon Muturi Karanja International Journal Of Micro-Biology 2020 2020
15. Nyawira Gitahi Determinants of Antiretroviral Therapy Athearance Among older Adolescents Living with HIV in Kenya During the Transition to Adult Care: An Observational Study Samuel Wahome, Maricianah Onono, Elizabeth Bukusi, Keneth Ngure Academic Journals 12 2 2020
16. Yvonne Kimata Serological Evidence of Chukungunya Virus Infection Among Suspected Measles Cases in Selected Regions of Kenya: 2008-2014 Peter Borus, Rosemary Nzunza, Victor Ofula, Edith Chepkorir, Rebecca Waihenya, Rosemary Sang Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 2020
17. Sella Koech Viral Hepatitis B Genotypes among Outpatients Clinic Atendees in North Rift, Kenya Elijah Songok, Michael Kiptoo, Eddy Odari Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 3 5 2020
18. J. Mwai Factors associated with practices towars water sanitation and hygiene with occurrence of diarrhea among pupils in schools with a feeding program in Ganze Sub County, Kenya S Karanja, J Mutai, G Karani, C Mwandawiro American Research Journal of Public Health 1 1 2020
19. Owiti, Alfred Odhiambo Oral Health Status And Oral Health –Related Quality Of Life Of Adult Patients At Mathari Hospital Dental Unit, Nairobi Asian Academic Research Associates Journal 2020
20. Muinde Wilfred Ndinda Effect of a Community Health Worker Based Health Promotion Intervention on Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening Services among Women of Reproductive Age in Kitui County, Kenya Japheth Mativo Nziok, Mohamed Karama Mahmoud African Journal of Health Sciences 33 5 2020
21. Pius Mutisya Kimani The Effect of Aflatoxin B1 Serum Albumin Adducts Levels on Subjects with and Without Liver Disease in Kitui and Makueni Regions of Lower Eastern Kenya Yeri Kombe, Fred Wamunyokolo, Charles F. L. Mbakaya and James K. Gathumbi International Peer Reviewed Journals & Books Publishing 4 5 2019
22. Elizabeth Mueke Kiilu Caregiver Factors Influencing seeking of Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) of HIV Services in Selected Hospitals in Nairobi County, Kenya: A Qualitative Study. Simon Karanja, Gideon Kikuvi, Peter Wanzala Internationa Journal of Scientific and Research Publication 9 4 2019
23. Elijah Githinjii Mwangi Incidence and Predictors of Intensive Care Unit- Acquired Urinary Tract Infections among Catherirized Patients Admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital Critical Care Unit Simon Karanja, Peter Wanzala, Zipporah Ngumi East African Medical Journal 96 7 2019
24. Muthoka Joseph Kennedy Effect of early intermittent Kangaroo Mother Care on weight gain and length of stay in low-birth-weight infants: A multi-site quasi-experimental study S Karanja, D Makworo, Y Kombe East African Medical Journal 96 7 2019
25. Moses Mwangi Gitonga Effectiveness of a Community Level Maternal Health Intervention in Improving Uptake of Postnatal Care in Migori County, Kenya Kenneth Ngure, Elizabeth Echoka International Journal of Translational Medical Research and Public Health 3 1 2019
26. Nkirote Nthiori Judith Determinants of Moringa Oleifera Utilization Among HIV Positive Patients Attending Comprehensive Care Clinic at Migori County Referral Hospital, Kenya Francis Njonge, Gideon Kikuvi, Festus Tolo International Peer Reviewed Journals & Books Publishing 4 6 2019
27. Rashid Samya Said Prevalence of Enteric Bacteria Pathogens among HIV infected and Uninfected Children in Dandora, Kenya. Elizabeth Matey, Tokoro Masaharu, Ichimura Hiroshi, Andrew Nyerere, Willie Sang' Journal of Advance Microbiology 19 1 2019
28. Rose Wanjiku Kamoni Sustainability of Immune Response to Hepatitis B Virus Vaccination 3 years post Vaccination among HIV-1 infected and Uninfected adults in Kenya Kenneth Ngure, Elizabeth Irungu, Nelly Mugo, Bhavna Chohan, Caroline Ngugi Journal of Medical Science and Clinical research 7 8 2019
29. Eric Mogaka Osoro Seroprevalence of Influenza A Virus in Pigs and Low risk Acute Respiratory Illness Among Pig Workers in Kenya Shiley Lidechi, Doris Marwanga, Jeremia Nyaundi, Athman Mwatondo, Mathew Muturi, Zipporah Nganga, Kariuki Njenga Environmentak Health and Preventive Medicine 24 53 2019
30. Aaron Muingiria Prevalence and factors Associated with Herbal Medicine Use among HIV Positive Patients on Highly Acrive Antiretroviral Therapy in Selected Hospitals in Nairobi County Simon Karanja, Lawrence Muthami, Charles Mutai Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 9 4 2019
31. Lucy Wanjiru Nungari Cystic Echinococcosis in Livestock and Echinococcus Infection in Dogs in Kajiado West Subcounty, Kenya Cecilia Mbae, Joseph Gikunju, Erastus Mulinge, Timothy Kaburu, Eberhard Zeyhle and Japhet Magambo Hindawi, BioMed Research International 19 2019
32. Kajambo Muli Rama Proportion, Aetiology of Urinary Tract Infections and Healthcare Seeking Behaviors Among Females of Reproductive Age Attending Out-Patients Clinics in Kinango and Kwale Sub County Hospitals, Kwale County Kenya Mohamed Karama, Caroline Wangari Ngungi, Lawrence Ndung'u Muthami IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences 14 2 2019
33. John Ndemi Maina Antimicrobial Profiles of Selected Gram-Negative Bacteria Recoverable from Sewage and Sludge from Juja and Kibera Informal Settlements of the Larger Nairobi Metropolis Perpetual Ndung'u, Anne Muigai, Helen Onyango, Joel K. Mukaya, Susan Wambui, Terry Judah, Joyce Kinyua, Joystella Muruiki, Lynne Chesenge, Lydia Kisoo, Rebecca Thuku, Boniface Wachira, Vincent Bett, Thomans Gachuki, John Kiiru Scientific Research Publishing 9 6 2019
34. Otiende Phanice Ambuso Factors Associated with Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women of Reproductive Age in Migori County Referral Hospital G. Kikuvi and J. Mutai European International Journal of Science and Technology 8 5 2019
35. Kerubo Diana Rose Memba Lifestyle and Reproductive Factors Associated with Breast Cancer among Kenyan Females Screened for Breast Cancer at Thika Level 5 Hospital Peter Mwaniki, Lawrence Muthami International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) 2019
36. Fridah M. Njeru Characterization and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Actinomytes from TB Smear Negative and Retreatment Patients in Nairobi, Kenya Perpetual Ndungu, Christine Bii Scientific Research Publishing 7 2019
37. Nkirote Judith Nthiori Determinants of Moringa Oleifera Utilization Among HIV Positive Patients Attending Comprehensive Care Clinic At Migori County Referral Hospital, Kenya Nkirote N. Judith, Francis K. Njonge , Gideon Mutie Kikuvi and Festus M. Tolo Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 4 6 2019
38. Muinde Wilfred Ndinda Factors associated with non-compliance to bracing in club foot among children under five years in African Inland church cure international children's Hospital, Kijabe -Kenya. Gideon Mutie Kikuvi, Dr. Joseph Mutai Journal of Health Medicine and Nursing 4 2 2019
39. Gertrude Gati Kisang Molecular Characterization and Antibiotic Profile of Diarrhogenic E.Coli Isolated from Money and Cellphones of Food Handlers in Nairobi, Kenya Joseph Oundo,Dr. Zipporah Ng’ang’a, and Dr. Richard Korir International Journal of Academics & Research, IJARKE Journals 1 2 2019
40. Osoro Eric Mogaka Seroprevalence of influenza A virus in pigs and low risk of acute respiratory illness among pig workers in Kenya Shirley Lidechi, Doris Marwanga, Jeremiah Nyaundi, Athman Mwatondo, Mathew Muturi, Zipporah Ng’ang’a and Kariuki Njenga Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 24 1 2019
41. Kamoni Rose Wanjiku Sustainability of immune response to Hepatitis B Virus vaccination 3 years post vaccination among HIV-1 infected and uninfected adults in Kenya Kenneth Ngure , Elizabeth Irungu , Nelly Mugo, Bhavna Chohan , Caroline Ngugi Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research 7 8 2019
42. Thuo Thomas Gachuki Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles and Clonal Relatedness of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Strains Recovered from Wounds Infections of Outpatient Population Presenting in a Rural Hospital in Kenya Ciira Kiyuukia, John Maina, Terry Judah, Susan Kiiru, and  John Kiiru Advances in Microbiology 9 2 2019
43. Elizabeth Mueke Kiilu Determinants of Health outcomes among infants enrolled for early diagnosis services of HIV in selected Hospital in Nairobi County-Kenya. Simon Karanja , Gideon Kikuvi , Peter Wanzala International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications 9 4 2019
44. Kavai Susan Mutile Analysis of Trends in Resistance to Fluoroquinolones and Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactams among Salmonella Typhi Isolates Obtained from Patients at Four Outpatient Clinics in Nairobi County, Kenya Mourine Kangogo, Anne W. T. Muigai, Samuel Kariuki Advances in Microbiology 8 7 2019
45. Nzivo Miriam Mbithe Prevalence and Risk Factors of Human Herpes Virus Type 8 (HHV-8), Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1), and Syphilis among Female Sex Workers in Malindi, Kenya R M Lwembe, E O Odari , J M Kang'ethe , N L M Budambula Interdisciplinary perspectives on infectious diseases 2019
46. Chesumei Emily Jebungei Factors associated with uptake of free maternity services at Kabarnet County Hospital. Dr. Beatrice Kiage Dr. Joseph Mutai African Journal of Health Sciences 2019
47. Francis Mulwa Musili Vector competence of Aedes bromeliae and Aedes vitattus mosquito populations from Kenya for chikungunya virus Joel Lutomiah, Edith Chepkorir, Samwel Okello, Fredrick Eyase, Caroline Tigoi, Michael Kahato and Rosemary Sang PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2018
48. Kemoi Edson Kipyegon Triazole-Resistant Aspergillus fumigatus from Fungicide-Experienced Soils in Naivasha Subcounty and Nairobi County, Kenya Andrew Nyerere and Christine C. Bii International Journal of Microbiology 2018
49. Waari Gabriel Kamau Medication adherence and factors associated with poor adherence among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients on follow-up at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya Joseph Mutai,Joseph Kangangi Gikunju Pan African Medical Journal 29 1 2018
50. Lennah Nyabiage Viral Load Cascade for HIV Infected Children on Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor Based Firstline Regiment at Selected Health Facilities in western Kenya. P. Musingila, M. Omondi, J. Mutwiri, D. Rono, L. Manwa, B. Otieno-Nyunya, K. Ngure East African Medical Journal 95 12 2018
51. Betty C. Too Viral Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C co-infections of HIV-1 infected patients in Kenya F. Wamunyokoli, J. Okendo, A. Okwaro, R.W. Lihana, B. Ogutu, W. Ochieng African Journal Online 95 7 2018
52. Peter W. Saula Characteristic of Newborns with Surgical Conditions, Referred to and Seen at a Tertiary-Level Hospital in Western Kenya Yeri Kombe, Gideon Kikuvi East African Medical Journal 95 10 2018
53. Francis Mulwa Musili Vector Competence of Aededs Bromeliae and Aedes Vitattus mosquito populations from Kenya for Chikungunya Virus Joel Lutomiah, Edith Chepkorir, Samwel Okello, Fredrick Eyase, Caroline Tugoi, Michael Kahato, Rosemary Sang PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 12 10 2018
54. Damar Auma Osok Assessing Factors Associated with Survival Among Cervical Cancer Patients in Kenya:A Retrospective Follow-up Study Simon Karanja, yeri Kombe, Eiud Njuguna and Jim Todd Easter African Health Research Commision 2 2 2018
55. Gabriel Kamau Waari Medication adherence and factors associated with poor adherence among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients on follow up at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya oseph Mutai, Joseph Gikunju Pan African Medical Journal 29 82 2018
56. Joseph Kabogo Evidence of reduced treatment adherence among HIV infected paediatric and adolescent populations in Nairobi at the onset of the UNAIDS universal test and treat program Erastus Muniu, Fred Wamunyokoli, Rachel Musoke, Elijah Songok BMC Research Notes 11 134 2018
57. Berithah Mutune Knowledge and practices of pesticides used against the bean fly (ophyiomyia phaseoli) and associated health effects among bean (phaseolus vulgaris) smallholder farmers in Kaburu Location, Nyeri County John Gachohi, Gideon Kikuvi, Saliou Niassy, Christine Bii American Research Institute 6 1 2018
58. Jeremiah Omari Zablon Prevalence of rotavirus at Kenyatta National Hospital among children under 5years of age presenting with gastroenteritis. Shaiva Nathan, Rapheal Lihana, Steven Ger, Bakarimwinyi, Micah Oyaro Vincent Gitau, Titus Gitonyi, Felister O Raphael G, Roseline O, James Nyangao Journal Of Medical Science and Clinical Research 6 3 2018
59. Zipporah Ng’Ang’A Evaluation of safety of aqueous, methanol and dichloromethane crude extracts of the Kenyan Physalis Peruviana L Peter Gakio, Francis Mwehuriah Njeruh, John Thuita and Peter Karanja European Journal Of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research 2018
60. Susan Mutile Kavai Analysis of Trends in Resistance to Fluoroquinolones and Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactams among Salmonella Typhi Isolates Obtained from Patients at Four Outpatient Clinics in Nairobi County, Kenya Mourine Kangogo, Anne W. T. Muigai, Samuel KariukI Advances in Microbiology 8 2018
61. Caroline Chepkorir Koech Prevalence and Associated risk Factors of HTLV/HIV Co- Infection among People who inject Drugs (PWIDs) Raphael M, Lwembe, Eddy O Odari, Nancy LM Bambala Journal of Human Virology and Retrovirology 6 1 2018
62. Edson K. Kemboi Triazole-Resistant Aspergillus fumigatus from Fungicide-Experienced Soils in Naivasha Subcounty and Nairobi County, Kenya Andrew Nyerere,Christine Bii International Journal of Microbiology 2018 2018
63. Juliah W. Jacob Independent and interactive effect of plant- and mammalian- based odors on the response of the malaria vector, Anepheles gambiae David P. Tchouassi, Zipporah O. Lagat, Evan M. Mathenge, Collins K, Mweresa, Baldwyn Torto ACTA Tropica 2018
64. Timothy S Mamba Lateral flow loop- mediated isothermal amplification test with stem primers:detection of cryptosporidium species in Kenyan children presenting with Diarrhea. Cecilia K Mbae, Johnson Kinyua, Erastus Mulinge, Gitonga Nkanata Mburugu, Zablon K Njiru Journal of Tropical Medicine 2018 2018
65. Mohamed Dabar Uptake and Emerging Issues Surrounding Hospital Deliveries Services. Perspective of One General Hospital Located in Arid and Insecure Garissa County of North Eastern Kenya Musa Otieno Ngayo, Elizabeth Echoka, Anselimo Makokha IISTE Journal of Health Medicine and Nursing 50 2018
66. Magdalene Wangeci Rwamba Utilization of contraceptives among women of reproductive age attending Ngong sub-county hospital. Dr Joseph Mutai, Dr kenneth Ngure Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 3 3 2018
67. Harabandi Remy Prevalence of hepatitis A virus in patients attending a referral hospital in Bubanza Province, Northwest Burundi Eddy O. Odari , Raphael W. Lihana International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 7 1 2018
68. Mukaya Kilivywa Joel Stephen Antimicrobial Resistance Profile and Genetic Profiling of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Strains Obtained from Different Inpatient Wards at Kenyatta National Hospital S M Njoroge , John Maina, Beatrice Museve, A K Nyerere , John Kiiru IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences 13 4 2018
69. Ogendi Joshua Nyamweya Association between levels of pain and disability in patients with somatic and neurogenic low back pain at Mbagathi District Hospital in Nairobi County, Kenya Prof.Peter K.Mwaniki-JKUAT, Dr.Peter Wanzala-KEMRI, Dr.Daniel S.Nyamongo-JKUAT East African Medical Journal 95 1 2018
70. Gikunda James Muriithi Prevalence and associated factors of hepatitis B virus among patients attending an STI health facility in Nairobi, Kenya Khamadi Simon Karanja East African Medical Journal 94 1 2018
71. Adan Satawa Mohamed Factors associated with biomedical waste management practices among healthcare personnel at Mbagathi county hospital, Nairobi Kenya Gideon Kikuvi, Joseph Mutai Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 55 2018
72. Mutune Beritah Mumbi Knowledge and Practices of Pesticides Used against the Bean Fly (Ophiomyia phaseoli) and Associated Health Effects among Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) Smallholder Farmers in Kabaru Location, Nyeri County John Gachohi, Gideon Kikuvi, Saliou Niassy, Christine Bii International Journal of Heath Sciences 6 1 2018
73. Rubuz Francisco Ketha Risk factors for severe acute malnutrition among children aged 6-59 months admitted at Lubango Pediatric Hospital, Angola. Florence K , Wanzala P African Journal of Health Sciences 31 1 2018
74. Osborn Yamakhakha Khasabuli Carriage, antimicrobial susceptibility profiles and genetic diversity of Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA isolates recovered from students in a Kenyan university Dr.Caroline Ngugi,Dr.John Kiiru. East African Medical Journal 94 7 2017
75. Rabia Jahagir Validation of the Infectra®-Kit in Malaria Transmission Studies Using Plasmodium Berghe Kariuki Ndungu, Joseph Nganga, Damaris Muhia, Robert Mugambi, Geoffrey Ngae, Grace Murilla, Robert Karanja American Journal of Laboratory Medicine 2 4 2017
76. Ondieki George Kiage Antimicrobial residues and compositional quality of informally marketed raw cow milk, Lamu West Sub-County, Kenya, 2015 Jackson Nyarongi Ombui, Mark Obonyo, Zeinab Gura, Jane Githuk & Austine Bitek Orinde, and Joseph Kangangi Gikunju The Pan African Medical Journal 28 5 2017
77. Marian Khalif Ali Factors associated with tuberculosis treatment outcomes among tuberculosis patients attending tuberculosis treatment centres in 2016-2017 in Mogadishu, Somalia Simon Karanja, Mohammed Karama Pan African Medical Journal 28 1 2017
78. Chelogoi Eunice Ibanda Characteristics and Health Outcomes of Patients with Road Traffic Injuries managed in Critical Care Unit at Kenyatta National Hospital: A One Year Retrospective Cohort Study Simon Karanja, Yeri Kombe African Journal of Health Sciences 31 1 2017
79. Mbijiwe Kenneth Koome Factors Influencing Use of Malaria Control Methods among the Residents of Nyando Sub-County, Kisumu County Joseph Mutai, Helen Kutima International Journal of Health Sciences and Research 7 7 2017
80. Geogine Mbeki Factors Associated with the Quality of Family Planning Services rendered to Women of Reproductive age at two health facilioties in Nairobi County, Kenya Mohammed Karama, Peter Mwaniki International Journal of Medical and Health Research 3 12 2017
81. George Kiage Ondieki Antimicrobial residues and compositional quality of informally marketed raw cow milk, Lamu West Sub-County, Kenya, 2015 Jackson nyarongiombui, mark Obonyo,Zeinab Gura, Jane Githuku,Austin Bitek Orinde, Joseph Kangangi Gikunju The Pan African Journal 28 5 2017
82. Ruth Kwamboka Makori Effects of training on mens attitude towards home- bases care practices for people living with hiv and aids in Kisii county Daniel Nyamongo, Joseph Mutai, Justus Osero Journal of Public Health 3 7 2017
83. Teresia Wanjala Assessing predisposing factors associated with gender based violence amongst married women attending Nairobi Womens Hospital, Kenya Johnson Kinyua, Joseph Mutai International Journal of Health Sciences & Research 7 11 2017
84. Adelaide Ogutu Ayoyi Prevalence, aetiology and sensitivity profile of asymptomatic bacteriuria isolates from pregnant women in selected antenatal clinic from Nairobi, Kenya  Gideon Kikuvi, Christine Bii, Samuel Kariuki PanAfrican Medical Journal 26 41 2017
85. Donald O. Apat Temporal variation in confirmed diagnosis of fever-related malarial cases among children under 5 years by community health workers and in health facilities between years 2013 and 2015 in Siaya County, Kenya John Gachohi, Mohamed Karama, Jusper Kiplimo, Sonia Sachs Malaria journal 16 454 2017
86. Marian Khalif Ali Factors associated with tuberculosis treatment outcomes among tuberculosis patients attending tuberculosis treatment centres in 2016-2017 in Mogadishu, Somalia Simon Karanja, Mohammed Karama PanAfrican Medical Journal 28 197 2017
87. Peter Karanja Kamau Antimicrobial evaluation and phytochemical screening of aqueous and dichloromethane crude extracts in Kenya Physalis Peruviana L Zipporah Ng’ang’a, Peter Gakio, Francis M Njeruh, and John Thuita IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical sciences 16 5 2017
88. Norah M. Wekesa Infant feeding knowledge and practices among lactating mothers in Kwale County, Kenya Anselimo Makokokha, Violet W. Wanjahia, Raphael W. Lihana, Satoshi Kaneko, Mohamed Karama African Journal Online 94 10 2017
89. Miriam Mbithe Nzivo Human herpes virus type 8 among female- sex workers Raphael M , Lwembe, Eddy O Odari, and Nancy LM Budambula Journal of Human Virology and Retrovirology 5 6 2017
90. J.S. Asati Factors Affecting Medical Nutritional Therapy Among type 2 Diabetes Patients Attending Clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital Dr. P. Wanzala, Prof A. Makokha International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) 6 12 2017
91. Morris Ndemwa Nutritional Status and Association of Demographic Characteristics with Malnutritionamong Children less than 24 months in Kwale County, Kenya Sheru Wanyua, Satoshi Kaneko, Mohammed Karama, Makokha Anselimo Pan African Medical Journal. 2017
92. Edson Kemboi Diversity of Azoles Resistant Aspergillus Species Isolated from Experience and Naïve Soils in Nairobi County and Naivasha Sub-County Kenya Andrew Nyerere, Uwe Gross, Oliver Bader, Tohru Gonoi, Christine Bii. European Scientific Journal 13 36 2017
93. Nyaga David Mureithi Effectiveness of Physical Exercise on Primary Dysmenorrhea Among Female University Students. Milcah Nyaga International Journal of Informative & Futuristic Research 5 1 2017
94. Florence Wanjiru Kaara Factors associated with loss to follow up of adult patients living with HIV in Kiambu County and referral Hospital, Kiambu County. Prof.Zipporah Ng'ang'a,Dr.Joseph K.Mutai Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 2 2 2017
95. Wambura Francis Muchiri Cost-Efficient Evaluation of Ambulance Services For Community Critical Care Transport Needs In Machakos County, Kenya J. Kariuki, D. Otundo, L. Mwagandi and S. Karanja East African Medical Journal 94 1 2017
96. Wanjala Teresia Assessing Predisposing Factors Associated with Gender Based Violence amongst Married Women Attending Nairobi Women's Hospital, Kenya Johnson Kinyua, Joseph Mutai International Journal of Health Sciences and Research 7 11 2017
97. Wasike Metrine Factors influencing the uptake of health insurance schemes among Kibera informal settlement dwellers, Nairobi, Kenya J. Gachohi and J. Mutai East African Medical Journal 94 10 2017
98. Kirbak Antony Laku Stephen Sero-prevalence for Hepatitis B virus among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in Juba Teaching Hospital, Republic of South Sudan  Zipporah Ng’ang’a,  Jared Omolo, Hakim Idris, Abdulmumini Usman and William Baguma Mbabazi The Pan African Medical Journal 26 72 2017
99. Okindo Eric Gisege Determinants of active trachoma among children aged 1-9 years in Ol Donyo Nyokie location, Kajiado County, Kenya L. Nasieku, J. Mutai, L. Muthami, African Journal of Health Sciences 30 2 2017
100. Sang Victor Kiplangat Prevalence of Dyslipidemia and the associated factors among type 2 diabetes patients in Turbo Sub-County, Kenya Kaduka Lydia, Kamano Jemimah and Makworo Drusilla Journal of Endocrinal Diabetes 4 5 2017
101. Kariuki Emmah Nyumbura Food-handling practices and environmental factors associated with food contamination among street food vendors in Nairobi County, Kenya: a cross-sectional study Zipporah Waithera Ng’ang’a, Peter Wanzala The East African Health Research Journal 1 1 2017
102. Mutua Ruth Nduku Factors Associated with Stunting, Wasting And Underweight Among Children Aged 2-5 Years In Early Childhood Development And Education Centers In Masinga Sub County, Machakos County Joseph Keriko, Joseph Mutai European Journal of Health Science 1 2 2017
103. Faith Mathai Nyambura Correlation of Quantitative Assay of HBsAg and Hepatitis B Virus DNA Levels Among Chronic HBV Patients Attending Pathologist Lancet Laboratory in Nairobi, Kenya Musa Ngayo, Simon Karanja, Ahmed Kalebi, Raphael Lihana Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases 12 4 2017
104. Alfred Musau Muia Detection of Leishmania Antigen from Buccal Swabs in Kala-azar Patients Using KATEX Method Margaret Mbuchi, Jesca O. Wesongah, Juma Rashid, Charles Magiri, Rukia Kibaya, Samwel Odiwuor, Robert Kimutai, Raymond Omollo, Monique Wasunna Journal of Health Medicine and Nursing 39 2017
105. Jacinta Mbinya Muli Soil iron and aluminium concentrations and feet hygiene as possible predictors of Podoconiosis occurrence in Kenya John Gachohi, Jim Kagai PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11 8 2017
106. Mwagi Joseph Onyango A study to determine the prevalence and factors associated with hypertension among employees working at a call centre Nairobi Kenya Iyeri Kombe, Daniel Sagwe Nyamongo, Moses Mwangi The Pan African Medical Journal 27 178 2017
107. Nasieku Lengala Tobister Determinants of Active Trachoma among Children aged 1-9 Years in Ol Donyo Nyokie Location, Kajiado County, Kenya J. Mutai, L. Muthami, S. Karanja African Journal of Health Sciences 30 2 2017
108. Gichohi Alice Njeri Assessing Factors Associated with Observed Levels Of Adherence To Antirabies Pep Vaccine Among Animal Bite Victims In Machakos Level Five Hospital Dr. Yeri Kombe, Dr.Peter Mwaniki, Dr.Joseph Mutahi, Anne G Macharia American Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing Practice 1 1 2016
109. Amolo Jacqueline Alando Awareness, attitude and practices of postnatal mothers attending Mbagathi district Hospital on infant feeding pptions for HIV positive mothers Anzellimo Makokha, Joseph Mutai African Journal of Health Sciences 29 1 2016
110. Ngoreti Faith Chesang An assessment of information communication technology content, context and process dimensions in public health facilities in Machakos and Nairobi, county. Dr.Joseph Kweri Kariuki-JKUAT, Mr.James Ngumo-KEMRI. East African Medical Journal 93 10 2016
111. Asanyo Lily Kerubo Substance abuse among college youth in one of the largest transit hubs in Machakos County Kenya; a cross sectional study on prevalence and associated factors Musa Otieno Ngayo, Joseph Gikunju , Mohammed Karama Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 27 2016
112.  Esther Andia Shiraho Development of a Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Diagnosis of Ascaris lumbricoides in Fecal Samples Agola L. Eric, Ibrahim N. Mwangi, Geoffrey M. Maina, Joseph M. Kinuthia, Martin W. Mutuku, Robert M. Mugambi, Jackson M. Mwandi, and Gerald M. Mkoji Journal of Parasitology Research 2016
113. Athman Juma Mwatondo Factors Associated With Adequate Weekly Reporting For Diseases Surveillance Data Among Health Facilities In Nairobi County, Kenya Zipporah Ng’ang’a, Caroline Maina, Lyndah Makayotto, Moses Mwangi, Ian Njeru, Wences Arvelo Pan African Medical Journal 23 1 2016
114. Florence Nkirote Kinoti Factors associated with infant feeding practices and nutritional status among children aged 6-24 months attending child welfare clinics in Kajiado Sub-County C Mutai, P Wanzala, S.M. Karanja East African Medical Journal 93 8 2016
115. Wandera Emanuel Okunga Determinants of childhood vaccination completion at a peri-urban hospital in Kenya, December 2013 -January 2014: a case control study Amwayi Anyangu Samuel, and Kutima Lydia Helen The Pan African Medical Journal 20 277 2015
116. Kazungu Boniface Kahindi Factors Contributing to Iodide Deficiency in Coast Province Of Kenya Charles Mbakaya, Anzelimo Makokha European Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 3 2 2015
117. Ujiga Thomas Tako Akim Risk factors associated with postpartum haemorrhage at Juba Teaching Hospital, South Sudan, 2011 Jared O. Omolo, Mathias O. Aketch, and Erneo Benardo Ochi South Sudan Medical Journal 7 3 2014
118. Osoro Alfred Almena Maternal Mortality among Women Seeking Health Care Services in Kisii Level 5 Hospital Marion Mutugi, Peter Wanzala, Ng'ang'a Z American Journal of Pharmacy and the Sciences Supporting Public Health 2 5 2014
119. Sylvia Kaburu Milanoi Molecular Epidemiology of Human Rhinovirus Infections in Kilifi, Coastal Kenya Stephen R. Welch, Patrick K Munywoki, Charles N Agoti, Ann Bett, Mwanajuma Ngama, Richard Myers, Patricia A Cane, and D.J Nokes Journal of Medical Virology 84 5 2012

KEMRI Library

Welcome to KEMRI Library. Our Library contains vast volumes of academic works, references, research materials, literature, fiction, instructional materials, and other useful items for academic and research purposes. In addition, we provide many resources online, including e-books, databases with magazine and journal articles, and interactive learning tools such as JoVE resources. The library is committed to providing information resources and services to our users. In the framework of KEMRI Mission and Vision, the library has the mandate to facilitate availability and access to appropriate, relevant and timely information to all the Institute staff. The library aims at serving the Institute by acquiring, organizing and providing comprehensive Library and Information services for research in human health by keeping the staff abreast with the latest developments in their respective areas of research interest. More specifically, it provides reading, reference, research materials, online and other services to the KEMRI scientific staff, graduate students, non-scientific staff and individuals from partner institutions and networks for health research, administration, teaching, and learning. Vision To provide comprehensive library and information services for research in human health Mission To be the first point of choice for quality information that enhances the quality of life through research, teaching, and learning. To realize the above vision and mission the library commits itself to uphold the following.
  1. Efficient and timely delivery of information for quality health research and User-centred services including:
  2. Work in collaboration with the Knowledge Management office to develop and integrate databases relevant to KEMRI Research output.
  3. Be part of the team that is developing and operationalizing a web-based portal for dissemination and research findings for KEMRI
  4. Freedom of access to information to all the KEMRI staff, KEMRI graduate school and relevant users.
  5. Appreciation of client feedback to improve services and programs.
  6. Provision of safe and comfortable facilities that enhance research and study.
  7. Service delivery in information dissemination to the relevant platforms
  8. External collaborations and partnerships and members of Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) and Kenya Library Information Consortium (KLISC).
  9. Capacity building through training of online literature searchers, authorship skills (academic scientific manuscript writing, referencing), and systematic reviews.
  1. Ensuring fair and equitable access and use of library services by all library users;
  2. Ensuring that the library staff maintains a high standard of professionalism in the provision of library and information services;
  3. Equipping library users with information literacy skills;
  4. Developing and securing high-quality, relevant, and balanced collections, that support and strengthen teaching, learning, and research;
  5. Maintaining more vibrant and up-to-date information resources;
  6. Expanding access to works by staff in order to demonstrate the scientific, societal, and economic relevance of the University’s research activities;
  7. Expanding access to information by providing internet services, digital repository, and multimedia. search online and offline databases through an online public access catalog.
As an essential partner in delivering the research output from the wider KEMRI including the Graduate School, KEMRI Library serves as the hub or nerve center of the institution. An essential tool in achieving the Institute’s vision, purpose, and objectives, it also enhances all research, learning, and teaching activities. With the inclusion of additional materials that offer information and leisure reading, the primary collection of information resources serves the Institute’s academic and research activities. The library has high-quality, current, and relevant hybrid (print and electronic) information resources to give the necessary pre-requisite assistance. For the supply and delivery of high-quality information services, the appropriate technology has been put in place. The library has also created an institutional repository (IR) that is filled with locally produced information and is set up for internet access and retrieval. Journal articles written by lecturers, conference proceedings, abstracts, old papers, theses, and dissertations are among the items found in the IR. The library operates in two distinct spaces, the physical and the virtual space which is critical in libraries today. The physical space provides a conducive environment for quiet study, contemplation, and research, both in the general reading area and the special collection. This virtual space provides seamless access to e-resources remotely. The library is, therefore, committed to providing, timely, leading client-centered information resources and services to all our users. Cynthia Kimani - Senior Librarian, KEMRI KEMRI HQ
  1. Cynthia E.W Kimani; Ag. Head Librarian - Digital Library, E-Resources Capacity Building/ Training Coordinator
  2. Rose Onyango; Librarian - Reference/Special Collections
  3. David Thiongo; Librarian -Technical Services
  4. Lucy Mwihaki; ESACIPAC Librarian
  5. Ian Chege; ICT Officer
CPHR Library, KEMRI Kenyatta
  1. Jean Ngeno; Head Librarian
CRDR Library, KEMRI Kenyatta
  1. Elijah Mongochi; Head Librarian
  2. Stella Kamande; Assistant Librarian
  3. Duke Nyanchama; Assistant Librarian
  1. Lilian Wachiya; Ag. Head Librarian
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Library Kilifi
  1. Alex Maina; Head Librarian
  • Ask a Librarian Ask a Librarian service is being established as a pathway to obtaining professional guidance and recommendations regarding your research. You will receive a detailed response with specific referrals to appropriate resources and research techniques.
  • Digital library A digital library is a library in which a significant proportion of the resources are available in electronic format (as opposed to print or microform), accessible by means of computers. The digital content may be locally held or accessed remotely via computer networks. Digital libraries provide researchers and students with unlimited resources enhancing the physical library of the institute. off-campus access is also available to help the users to access resources remotely.
  • Suggestion book The library welcomes any suggestions that help to improve Library services. Users may submit their constructive ideas via library email.
  • Wireless LAN The wireless network is accessible in all areas of the library. Users are required to configure and authenticate their devices once and all future logins will be authenticated automatically
  • Information Literacy The library provides users with education programmes and training workshops to assist users in using the library effectively. Library orientation programmes for new students and staff are scheduled at the beginning of an academic year. Training workshops on using resources from different subject areas are held from time to time.
  • P.O. Box 54840 00200 Off Raila Odinga Way. Nairobi, Kenya.
  1. Institutional Repository (IR)
  2. E-Resources
  3. OPAC
  4. Off Campus Access (MyLOFT)
  5.  KEMRI Library Rules and Regulations
  6. Library Shelf Guide
  7. Library Advisory Committee
  8.  FAQs
To Browse for a particular journal title, publisher or database; use the links provided below.
  Journals, eBooks, databases and mixed packages Subject Coverage
1. EBSCO Host Research Databases The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.  
2. EBSCO ATLA This database is an essential resource for religious and theological studies, providing bibliographic records covering topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history and religion in social issues
3. Emerald insight Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science.
4. Oxford journals It has 291 titles receiving an Impact Factor. Journals in Medicine & health, Arts & humanities, sciences & mathematics, social sciences and Law
5. Sage Research Methods Subject Strengths: research Methods, Qualitative and Quantitative, cases, videos, datasets
6. Taylor & Francis Journals   Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies
7. Taylor and Francis eBooks   5,000 titles (Perpetual Access) Access to the world’s premier Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Built Environment, STM and Law content.
8. Wiley Online Library Full 2022 collection Access to journal titles which cover the full spectrum of life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities, and include many titles ranked at the forefront of their field.
9. Project Muse Project MUSE is your trusted source for the highest quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from over 200 of the world’s most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies.
10. University of Chicago Press The journals present original research from international scholars in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Biological and Medical Sciences, and Physical Sciences
11. Henry Stewart Talks Ltd Subject Strength: Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Marketing and Management collection
12. Wolters Kluwer’s Basic Sciences Collection NB: This is only accessed by 30 KLISC member institutions with Health science programs Covers journals, cases, videos, clinical skills in Health sciences including basic sciences, Medical education, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, microbiology, Epidemiology, Neurosciences, Pathology
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15. Royal Society   Subject strength: biochemistry, immunology, bioinformatics, ecology, microbiology and many more
16. E-duke journals scholarly collection African studies, anthropology, art & art history, asian studies, criticism & theory, cultural studies, economics, education, environmental humanities, ethnography, european studies, fiction & poetry, film & media studies, gender & sexuality studies, literary studies,
17. OpenEdition Journals Is a bundle of 175 journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, published by university presses and small academic publishers.  
18. International Water Association   IWA Publishing publishes 17 peer-reviewed journals, plus supporting 4 more in association with Elsevier.

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