August 13, 2019

KEMRI-Wellcome Holds the First Annual Nairobi Stakeholder Forum

On 30th July 2019, the Programme hosted the First Annual Nairobi Stakeholders Forum. The Forum was held as a recognition of the value KEMRI-Wellcome places on its stakeholders, partners and...

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August 5, 2019

Giving the right amount of blood in transfusions can halve deaths among children with severe anaemia

In this weeks’ online edition of NEJM the TRACT group, led by Kathryn Maitland from Imperial College who is based a KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, publish two important clinical...

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March 12, 2019

Kenyan policy makers discuss opportunities and challenges for gender transformative health systems

I was excited to attend an ALIGN funded policy meeting this week in Nairobi on behalf of KEMRI-Wellcome Trust and RinGs. There were several ‘take homes’ for me: 1. Anybody...

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November 5, 2018

The 5th Global Health System Research Symposium- A reflection of how far we have come

By Nancy Kangwanja and Dennis Waithaka The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration to achieve Health for All. 2018, is also the 70th anniversary of the...

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September 14, 2018

Access to emergency care

By; Paul Ouma Paul and others, in a paper published on the Lancet sort out to find just how far one had to travel to access emergency care across Africa....

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June 28, 2018

IDeAL Celebrates a Decade of Research Capacity Building

By Martin Wagah Gorry, The writer is a Postgraduate diploma student in IDeAL   The frigid Nairobi air penetrated into the palatial comforts of the Mövenpick Hotel & Residences on...

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June 18, 2018

The vulnerability and health research paradox

By Sassy Molyneux and Sally Theobald; Sassy and Sally were part of a rich set of discussions on vulnerability, agency and resilience in a meeting organised by REACH in Oxford...

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April 27, 2018

“This is real science”

Clement Nyiro: a School leavers Attachment Program Student (SLAS) tells his path to science story The light flickered on and my brother and I were mesmerized, staring at the bright...

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February 13, 2018

The KWTRP women in science.

One of the greatest culture that KWTRP has intentionally cultivated over the years is one of diversity. The special mix in its cultural diversity with teams drawn from all over...

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February 9, 2018

Disruption, disillusion and contestations

Dr. Benjamin Tsofa writes of the effects of rapid implementation of devolution on the health sector in Kenya and how the rushed pace of devolution has stifled Kenya’s reforms to...

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