KEMRI NEWS

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 […]
March 23, 2022

BACTERIOPHAGES (PHAGES) TO COMPLEMENT EFFORTS TO TACKLE ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

KEMRI will lead the development of bacteriophage solutions to combat Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) infections and control for bacterial contamination of food and the environment. Towards this […]
March 21, 2022

KEMRI partners with Ohio University to improve Food Security and Nutrition in Kenya.

KEMRI has partnered with Ohio State University, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety (FSIL) and the University of Nairobi through the Chakula Salama Project […]
March 1, 2022

KEMRI to Host National Reference Laboratory for Stem Cell Research in Kenya

KEMRI is to host the National Reference Laboratory for Stem Cell Research in Kenya as part of the Vision 2030 flagship Project at a tune of […]
February 22, 2022

KEMRI partnership with Smile to build regional Research Capacity

KEMRI through its Directorate of Research Capacity Building has partnered with Smile Train to offer a one-of-a-kind Research Methodology training for medical professionals drawn from 6 […]
December 3, 2021

Kenya Biovax Institute (KBI) Limited has new leadership

The newly appointed leadership of the Kenya Biovax Institute (KBI) Limited held a special consultative meeting with the Kenya Multi-Agency, Multi- Sectorial Committee of Human Vaccine […]
November 18, 2021

KEMRI Study Finds Single-dose HPV vaccine highly effective

Results of randomized controlled trial in Kenya bring new energy to eliminate cervical cancer worldwide. In the push to eliminate cervical cancer, researchers delivered hopeful news […]
November 2, 2021

KEMRI Hosts First Stakeholders’ Meeting for Local Human Vaccine Production

Kenya’s journey towards manufacturing of human vaccines in Kenya will soon be realized after the Government established a company named the Kenya Biovax Institute Ltd, the […]
October 27, 2021

First Unique Miraa Scientific Conference held at University of Nairobi

The first unique National Scientific Conference on Khat (Miraa) convened by the Meru County Government and KEMRI and hosted by the University of Nairobi was held […]