KEMRI NEWS

November 24, 2022

NEW INITIATIVE FOR CLEAN AIR LAUNCHED AT KEMRI

New Clean Energy Research Initiative was launched on Tuesday, 23rd November, 2022 to address the burden of non-communicable diseases caused by household air pollution in sub-Sahara […]
November 21, 2022

Pleased Bill Gates Pledges to Continue Funding Research at KEMRI

American business magnet and philanthropist, Mr. Bill Gates has visited the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and held discussions with some of the country’s leading research […]
November 18, 2022

KEMRI AFRICA’S DESIGNATED AS THE SUB-SAHARA CENTRE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL AGENCY FOR RESEARCH ON CANCER (IARC)

The Institute has been designated as the collaborating Centre for the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to support capacity building for cancer registries in […]
November 5, 2022

A GOOD SHOW AT THE 2022 MOMBASA ASK SHOW

KEMRI has once again emerged among the best organizations   in various categories during the 2022 Mombasa International Trade Fair held at the Mkomani Show grounds, Nyali […]
August 18, 2022

DR. ZIPPORAH BUKANIA APPOINTED TO KEY MICRONUTRIENT FORUM

KEMRI’s scientist has been nominated as a Steering Committee member of the Micronutrient Data Innovation Alliance (DInA) of the Micronutrient Forum, a global initiative that champions […]
July 14, 2022

TOP 20 LEAD RESEARCHERS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTION IN RESOURCE MOBILIZATION

The Board of Directors and Management recognized and awarded 20 top lead researchers (Principal Investigators) with the highest funding in the last 3 years at a […]
July 8, 2022

KEMRI GRADUATE SCHOOL STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM JKUAT WITH VARIOUS AWARDS

Eight post graduate Students from KEMRI Graduate School under the KEMRI/JKUAT collaborative program successfully completed their studies. The eight comprising of 4 PhD and 4 MSc/MPH […]
July 7, 2022

KEMRI upbeat after WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine Groundbreaking Ceremony

Barely three months after its colorful and significant groundbreaking in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India, the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine, a wave of excitement is spreading […]
July 5, 2022

ISRAEL SEEKS FUTURE COLLABORATIONS WITH KEMRI

Israel is keen to work with KEMRI to advance Kenya’s bio-medical research capacity, its ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Michael Lotem has said. He noted, during an […]
June 27, 2022

KEMRI TOPS AFRICA IN CONTRIBUTION TO HEALTHCARE

KEMRI’s continental dominance in contributions towards the general human health sector, has yet again been confirmed after Scimago Institutions Ranking (SIR) www.scimagoir.com has placed it top overall […]
June 24, 2022

KEMRI WINS AN AWARD FOR ITS INNOVATIONS

KEMRI scooped the Adjudicators Award for diagnostic Innovations, at the just concluded Africa Public Service Day three day celebrations marked at the KICC, Nairobi. The celebrations […]
June 9, 2022

KEMRI –JICA In A Continental Research Capacity Building Initiative

KEMRI and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has launched a project that will enhance advanced research capabilities in Kenya and on the African continent. The […]
June 2, 2022

KEMRI GRADUATE SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM JAPAN TRAINING

One of the advantages for students enrolled at KEMRI Graduate School is to be involved in fully sponsored attachment training abroad in universities and institutions that […]
May 31, 2022

KEMRI Graduate School to collaborate with Universite-Cote-Dazur, France on Biobanking Training

The lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of swift development of sensitive diagnostic tests, effective vaccines and therapeutics. It is noteworthy that scientists […]
May 9, 2022

JAPAN REAFFIRMS KEMRI OF CONTINUED SUPPORT IN RESEARCH

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Hon. Takako SUZUKI, paid a visit to KEMRI .The state minister who was in the country to attend […]
April 20, 2022

KEMRI lauded for its contribution in Malaria research and prevention

The Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health Dr. Rashid Aman, lauded KEMRI for its remarkable contribution in the fight against malaria by conducting research that has […]
April 12, 2022

KEMRI Scientists Scoops Regional Awards

Two of KEMRI’s scientists were named Africa Evidence Leadership Award (AELA) 2022  Runners-up by the Africa Evidence Network. The two, Prof. Jennifer Orwa, Deputy Director, Resource […]
April 5, 2022

KEMRI TO RECEIVE A CHARTER FOR AWARDING DEGREE

On Friday, 1st April 2022:  KEMRI formally submitted its complete proposal to the Commission for University Education (CUE), that will allow the Institute to be a […]
April 1, 2022

KEMRI LAUNCHES A CLOUD-BASED VACCINATION TRACKING SYSTEM

On Wednesday 23rd March 2022, KEMRI in collaboration with Nipon Electric Company (NEC) launched a cloud-based vaccination tracking system which will enable digitally storage of baby’s […]
April 1, 2022

KEMRI partners with WHO to manage COVID-19 in Africa

The First Sars-Cov-2 sequencing, and bioinformatics course begun at the KEMRI’s Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast (CGMRC) in Kilifi that seeks to increase capacity for […]
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