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Celebrating Women in ICT; Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures

“I have always been fascinated by technology and was always one of the few females in all my classes while in school,” says Kathreen Wafula, an ICT Support Technician here in Kilifi. She joins a strong team of techies and is one of the 4 women in the department.The International Girl’s in ICT day is […]
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The Acting Director General, KEMRI, has appointed Dr. Joseph Mwangangi as the Acting Deputy Director In-charge-Centre for Geographic Medicine Research – Coast. Dr Mwangangi is a Senior Principal Research Scientist and takes over from Dr. Benjamin Tsofa who has served as the Deputy Director for 6 years.
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UK High Commissioner’s Visit

We hosted Her Excellency, Jane Marriot, UK High Commissioner in Kenya. The visit provided an opportunity for our researchers to share their experiences using their research expertise in responding to emerging health issues. Present was KEMRI board Chair, Dr. Daniel Musyoka and Ag. Director General, Prof. Sam Kariuki. KEMRI boasts of a robust research & […]
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Malaria Control reduces Iron Deficiency

Researchers have found that malaria-control may be an effective strategy for reducing the burden of iron deficiency in African children. The analyses led by Prof Sarah Atkinson and Dr John Muriuki suggest that interventions that halve the risk of malaria would reduce the burden of iron deficiency by approximately 50% in African children. Malaria is […]
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Women in Science

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme prides itself as one of the most diversified work settings in Kenya and the region. Over the years the Programme has deliberately sought to ensure equal opportunities for all people, by embracing diversity and inclusion at the workplace and adopting one of the most progressive work cultures in the region. This […]
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