Community Microbiology

Community based studies of major bacterial and viral pathogens are undertaken to support epidemiological research of the Department. 

PCV

Before the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in 2000, approximately 1 million children died each year as a result of infection with the...

GeMVi

High throughput pathogen sequencing and predictive models underpin the modern approach to understanding community spread and optimal control..

Genes, nutrients and severe infection

We are studying the relationship between nutritional deficiencies and childhood infection using genetic and epidemiological approaches. This will help us to understand pathways to improve

Genomics and infectious disease transmission

Our vision is to use genomic tools ,to describe the transmission of infectious disease in order to inform infectious outbreak control policy, to provide

Health Research Linked to a Demographic Surveillance System

The Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance system has been running since 2002, and is distinctive as a DSS in that from inception its primary role

Informatics

The advent of next generation sequencing (NGS) platforms have opened exciting new avenues to life science researchers. To support application of NGS at the program

Maternal and Perinatal Health

Improving maternal and infant mortality are key priorities in Kenya and internationally. The Kilifi Perinatal and Maternal Research Project (KIPMAT)

Non-typhoidal Salmonella transmission

Non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) causes severe sepsis among children and immunocompromised adults in Africa.

PCVIS

The Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Impact Study (PCVIS) is a large-scale before-after study of the impact of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine..

Pneumococcal transmission

PneumoTrans will collect nasopharyngeal swabs from participants in Nairobi, Siaya and Kilifi to determine the carriage prevalence of vaccine-type

REACH

Sickle cell anaemia is common in Kenya where more than 4000 children are born with the condition each year. On the basis of positive data from clinical trials,

ShinDa II

Although high blood pressure is common among individuals of African descent, little is known about environmental factors specific to Africa/low and middle income countries

Vaccine Evaluation Program

A key theme of research of the Epidemiology and Demography Department is vaccine programme design and evaluation.  Many of our community based epidemiological

Community Microbiology

Community based studies of major bacterial and viral pathogens are undertaken to support epidemiological research of the Department. 

PCV

Before the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in 2000, approximately 1 million children died each year as a result of infection

GeMVi

High throughput pathogen sequencing and predictive models underpin the modern approach to understanding community spread and optimal control..

Genes, nutrients and severe infection

We are studying the relationship between nutritional deficiencies and childhood infection using genetic and epidemiological approaches. This will help us to understand pathways to improve

Genomics and infectious disease transmission

Our vision is to use genomic tools ,to describe the transmission of infectious disease in order to inform infectious outbreak control policy...

Health Research Linked to a Demographic Surveillance System

The Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance system has been running since 2002, and is distinctive as a DSS in that from inception its primary role

Informatics

The advent of next generation sequencing (NGS) platforms have opened exciting new avenues to life science researchers. To support application of NGS at the program

Maternal and Perinatal Health

Improving maternal and infant mortality are key priorities in Kenya and internationally. The Kilifi Perinatal and Maternal Research Project (KIPMAT) aims to determine

Non-typhoidal Salmonella transmission

Non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) causes severe sepsis among children and immunocompromised adults in Africa. The pattern of transmission of the African strain ....

PCVIS

The Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Impact Study (PCVIS) is a large-scale before-after study of the impact of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine..

Pneumococcal transmission

PneumoTrans will collect nasopharyngeal swabs from participants in Nairobi, Siaya and Kilifi to determine the carriage prevalence of vaccine-type..

REACH

Sickle cell anaemia is common in Kenya where more than 4000 children are born with the condition each year. On the basis of positive data from clinical trials

ShinDa II

Although high blood pressure is common among individuals of African descent, little is known about environmental factors specific to Africa/low and middle income countries

Vaccine Evaluation Program

A key theme of research of the Epidemiology and Demography Department is vaccine programme design and evaluation.  Many of our community based epidemiological