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THE ‘IMPOSSIBLE’ JOB OF BEING A NEONATAL NURSE

The provision of high-quality care to sick newborns presents challenges in any health system. Quality nursing care is a critical component of the care sick newborns need to survive their first days of life; and international guidelines suggest that even for babies who do not require intensive care, there should be one nurse for every […]
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NAIROBI STAKEHOLDER FORUM 2019

The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Program, Nairobi Hub held the first annual Nairobi stakeholders forum on 30th July 2019. The one-day forum hosted over 70 stakeholders from the Ministry of Health, private and public institutions from across the country with representatives from some counties and international organisations. The main aim of the forum was to […]
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[PRESS RELEASE] LAUNCH OF COMPREHENSIVE PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITY INVENTORY FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

NAIROBI KENYA, The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Program has launched a dataset of comprehensive public health facilities from 50 countries and islands in sub- Saharan Africa. Linking health facilities to populations has traditionally been based on a health facility per/capita basis, often ignoring the geographic, social and economic drivers of health facility distribution. This new […]
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Prof. Peter Agre visit to KWTRP Nairobi Hub

The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) Nairobi hub, was honoured to host Prof. Peter Agre the 2003 Nobel Laureates and the current director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute. Prof. Agre made a presentation on the research journey and the work put towards the Nobel Prize as well as his current work on […]
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What are the predictors of teenage pregnancy among girls aged 13–19 years?: The case of Lira District, Uganda

Teenage pregnancy is a serious public health and social problem across many low-and middle-income countries. We conducted a study to investigate the behavioural, familial and social factors associated with teenage pregnancy among girls aged 13–19 years in Lira District, Uganda. Findings from such studies could contribute to developing appropriate interventions to reduce the prevalence of teenage […]
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