|About the Director|
Doctor Evans Inyangala Amukoye is a Paediatrician with interest in peadiatric pulmunology and is currently the Director at the Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research (CRDR) a centre within the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). He obtained his MB.ChB (1985) and M.Med (1992) from the University of Nairobi. He has also undergone several professional training in Pediatrics'. He was a senior clinical fellow at the Institute of Child Health (London) in Critical Care, also had an attachment and training in Paediatric Brochoscopy/Respiratory from the University of Saporo, and Kyorin University(Japan) among others. His Research interests includes MDR Tuberculosis, Pneumonia in Children, Influenza Virus, HIV/AIDS and TB co-infections. He has authored and co-authored several Publications and books and is a co-Editor of the African Journal of Respiratory Medicine. He is a member of many Professional societies including the Pan Africa Thoracic Society (Secretary), Targeting Asthma in Sub-Saharan Africa, National Task Force for Preparedness of Avian Flu Pandemic, Kenya Paedriatics Association, Kenya Association for Prevention of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (Executive Board). He is currently involved in two drug trials aimed at reducing tuberculosis treatment from 6months to 4 months.
The CS for Water & Irrigation congratulates Alphine Chebet a KEMRI staff that participated in the 2015 Ndakaine half marathon.
Kemri Staff teamA group photo of Kemri staff at the KEMRI Headquarters upon completion of the Ndakaini Half Marathon .
A group photo of KEMRI Staff at the finish line during the Ndakaini Half Marathon event in the 10km race, on Saturday, 13th September 2015. Organizers of the Ndakaini Half Marathon use the event to sensitize the public on water conservation, with most of the proceeds raised going towards maintenance of the Ndakaini dam and planting of more trees in the catchment area around the dam.