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Congratulations Jacqueline Mutai

Congratulations to Jacqueline Mutai on the successful defense of her PhD. Her work was an analysis of the immunoglobulin gene repertoire in the human B cell response to Plasmodium falciparum malaria during natural and experimental malaria infections.
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Congratulations Patience kiyuka

Congratulations to Patience Kiyuka on receiving the inaugural Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communications. The prestigious award recognizes science journalists and research scientists who have developed creative, original work that addresses issues and advances in science, engineering, and/or medicinefor the public.
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Congratulations Prof. George Warimwe

Congratulations to George Warimwe for being conferred the title full Professor of Vaccinology at the University of Oxford. “I’m truly honoured by this recognition. It is testimony to the excellent mentorship received over the years and the immense contribution to vaccine R&D in Africa by the team of amazingly talented scientists that work with me […]
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Quality of care, health workers’ well-being and COVID-19

Nurses are central players in the provision of quality health care globally. In the COVID-19 pandemic, factors such as a shortage of medical resources, long busy shifts, restrictions on socialization, and the pain of losing infected colleagues, as well as the fear getting infected and infecting family members, have contributed to high levels of stress […]
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High prevalence of antibodies against COVID-19 within the general population: Evidence from Nairobi and Kilifi

The prevalence of malaria parasite in the population is a key metric used for disease stratification at national and sub-national levels. It is striking that the prevalence of malaria at sub-national levels is heterogenous, transcending national borders in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Nationally it is predicted as 4.7% (2.6–36.9) in Kenya, 10.6% (3.4–39.2) in mainland […]
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Navigating the complexity of Community Engagement with health research

REAL BRIEFING FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT LEADS & RESEARCHERS | 2021 Read the policy brief here: REAL_Brief 2_09Dec21
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Taking relationships seriously

Building the evidence base for community engagement in health research Read the policy brief here:  REAL_Brief 1_09Dec21
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Policy Brief; Modelling the Cost-Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies in Kenya

The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme today released the results of its latest modelling on COVID-19 vaccine scale-up within the country. The analysis found that the country’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign can achieve greater value for money if it focuses on the elderly, rather than a strategy that pursues scaling up vaccines to the whole population.;  Find […]
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New Research Highlights Need to Adjust COVID Vaccination Approach

The new analysis demonstrates that quickly channelling doses to vulnerable groups can save both lives and money. The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme today released the results of its latest modelling on COVID-19 vaccine scale-up within the country. The analysis found that the country’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign can achieve greater value for money if it focuses […]
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Policy Brief : Forecasting the impact of Omicron sub-variant BA.2/4 in Kenya

Genomic surveillance data shows that the Omicron sub-variants BA.2 and BA.4 have been introduced in Kenya see more in this Policy brief; Read more.
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