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NIH pay courtesy Call to KEMRI
Acting Director, KEMRI Dr. Gerald Mkoji poses for a group photograph with Dr. Francis Collins, the Director, National Institute of Health (NIH when he paid him a courtesy call at KEMRI Headquarters. Also present were KEMRI Board Members, Mr. Lazarus Tonui, Dr. Moses Alobo, Dr. (Amb). Wenwa Odinga and Director, CDC-Kenya, Dr. Kevin De Cock. Dr. Collins was accompanied by other NIH members Dr. Stency Wallick, Dr. Rogers Glass among others while Ag. Director KEMRI accompanied by his Deputy Director (R&D) Dr. Evans Amukoye, Corporation Secretary & Head of Legal, Eunice Kitche, Chief Finance Officer (Grants), Geireth Kingi and the Head, Grantsmanship Office Dr. Luna Kamau. The purpose of the visit was to discuss possible collaboration between KEMRI and NIH. After the courtesy call Dr. Collins briefly addressed NIH Grantees at the KEMRI Headquarters Conference Hall before being conducted on a tour of various KEMRI Laboratories.
Health and Interior & Coordination of National Government Cabinet Secretaries Day at KEMRI
This is my point: Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Cabinet Secretary Hon. Joseph Nkaissery (right) stresses a point as his Ministry of Health colleague, Dr. Cleopa Mailu (centre) and Acting Director KEMRI, Dr. Gerald Mkoji listen. This was during a visit in KEMRI on 15th April 2016 to assess the security situation at the Institute.
This is my point: Cabinet Secretary of Health Dr. Cleopa Mailu addressing the press as his Interior and Coordination of National Government colleague, Hon. Joseph Nkaissery (center) and Acting Director KEMRI, Dr. Gerald Mkoji (immediate left) and other senior officials from the two ministries and Institute staff listen. This was during a visit in KEMRI on 15th April 2016 to assess the security situation at the Institute.
US National Cancer Institute Centre for Global Health Experts Visits KEMRI
Acting Director, KEMRI Dr. Gerald Mkoji poses for a group photograph with Ms. Kalina Duncan from the US National Cancer Institute Centre for Global Health (US NCI,CGH) when she paid a courtesy call on him at KEMRI Headquarters. In the picture from left is Dr. Leah Kirumbi, Acting Director Centre for Clinical Research, KEMRI, Ms. Mishka Cira, Kenya Country Consultant, US NCI,CGH , Ms. Anne Korir, Head Cancer Registry Unit at KEMRI and Mr. Nathan Brand, Ms. Hillary Topazian, Ms. Camille Morgan, all from the US National Cancer Institute Centre for Global Health.
The purpose of the visit was to discuss possible collaboration between KEMRI and the US NCI,CGH that will strengthen the Cancer Registries in Kenya. The visit was a follow-up to the 2014 National Cancer Stakeholders Meeting.