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NIHR IHCoR-AFRICA Online Training

NIHR IHCoR-Africa Group will be offering a portfolio of training in collaboration with the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), the Pan African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR), the Kenyan Cardiac Society (KCS), and Science for Africa Foundation. As part of this portfolio of training, we are pleased to announce that we are now calling […]
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2022 Programme highlights

2022 Programme Highlights

2022 was an eventful year, please see a summary of the Programme highlights here 2022 Overview.pdf
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Modelling for policy roadmap development

The KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme hosted a 3-day workshop focused on developing a roadmap to strengthen modelling for policy in Low-and Middle-income countries (#LMICs). The workshop brought together experts from different parts of the world for this collaborative roadmap development activity.The research team was led by Dr. Jacquie Oliwa  who presented the empirical […]
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VAnguard Launch

We hosted the launch of the VAnguard research project. The NIHR Funded Project Builds Knowledge-base on Factors Influencing Vaccine Impact among Communities in Kenya and Uganda. The project aims to strengthen collaborations between national and international stakeholders in the identification of social and biological factors that impair vaccine impact in African communities, to develop integrated […]
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Mendelian Randomization Conference

We hosted the first Mendelian randomization conference in Africa organized by KEMRI- Wellcome Trust Research Programme and the University of Bristol. The 5-day conference which was attended by 24 participants from Sudan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Uganda, Burundi, Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa, aimed at building capacity in genomic epidemiology using mendelian randomization for scientists […]
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Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) Visit

We hosted a delegation from Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) led by the CEO Dr. Richard Hatchett who paid us a courtesy visit. The team was interested in learning more about ongoing activities at KEMRI- Wellcome Trust Research Programme and our robust contribution to Kenya’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Radio Engagement

We hosted Radio Maisha and Spice Fm radio teams for an open day and training on KWTRP research work. This culminated with a live on location broadcast at KWTRP for the launch of our radio programmes on both stations. The live broadcast, which aired from 6am -12 Noon, featured interviews with our researchers on epilepsy, […]
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Stan Chart Marathon 2

The Standard Chartered Marathon 2022

Programme members from Kilifi and Nairobi attended the Standard Chartered Marathon 2022 in Nairobi. The team actively participated in 42km, 21km and 5km distances.
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Thank You!

Did you know that 1 unit of blood could save up to 4 lives? KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme Blood Drive Team wishes to thank everyone who turned up to donate blood during October blood donation exercise. 38 units of blood was donated. Special thanks to our colleagues from KEMRI Management who were visiting […]
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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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