2nd KEMRI ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC AND HEALTH (KASH) Conference, February 8-10, 2012, KEMRI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya

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THE 2nd KEMRI ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC AND HEALTH (KASH) CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY 8-10, 2012, KEMRI HEADQUARTERS, NAIROBI, KENYA

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Introduction

Last year, KEMRI hosted the 1st KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health (KASH) Conference on:  Advances in health research towards Kenya Vision 2030. The 2nd KASH Conference will be held from 8th to 10th February, 2012 at KEMRI Headquarters in NAIROBI, KENYA under the theme Towards a healthy, globally competitive nation: Vision 2030 flagships. The conference will focus on the promotion of Critical Knowledge, skills, entrepreneurship for Competitiveness. You are all invited to submit Abstracts. Deadline for submission of Abstracts is 30th November 2011. Details for the preparation and submission of Abstracts are provided below.

Pre-conference symposiums shall be held on 7th February 2012 to address: 1) Road Traffic Accidents: Epidemiology, Socio-economic impact, mitigating factors; 2) Non-communicable Diseases; 3) Knowledge Translation and Knowledge Management- REACH-PI

Conference Objectives

  • Promote innovative research for addressing Kenya's health challenges in the 21st Century
  • Showcase advances in science and technology for innovations and entrepreneurship
  • Explore utilization of health research findings for socio-economic development

Conference sub-themes

  • Biotechnology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Public Health & Health Systems, including Cause & effects of road accidents on health and economy
  • Traditional Medicine and Alternative Therapy
  • Microbiology, Parasitic Infections and Entomology
  • Non-Communicable
  • HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis
  • Neglected Diseases
  • Sexual, Reproductive and maternal Health
  • Research Ethics
  • Governance leadership and public administration

Who should attend

  • Researchers, Academicians, Postgraduate students
  • Health Workers
  • Managers and Policy makers in Government, Intergovernmental and Nongovernmental Organizations
  • Research administrators
  • Staff of other health Research organization and agencies in Kenya

Abstracts Preparation and Submission: Abstracts for consideration as oral or poster presentations must be prepared in English, using Tahoma typeface size 12, in single line spacing. Abstract title (with the text center justified) should include the title, author's names and affiliations (list multiple affiliations one below the other) and mark each with a superscript. The name of the corresponding author, where there is more than one author, should be marked with an asterisk superscript (*), and E-mail, telephone/Fax contacts of the corresponding author provided as a footnote. The Abstract body should be no more than 350 words, should contain 3-6 keywords, and should be divided into sub-sections as follows:

  • Background- describes the research context
  • Objective- describes the research objective
  • Method- describes the research methodology used
  • Results- summarizes findings in sufficient detail to support the conclusions
  • Conclusion €“ states the conclusions draw from results, including implications.

Timelines

  • Abstract submission deadline 9th December 2011
  • Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit manuscripts for possible publication in the African Journal of Health Sciences
  • Deadline for submission of manuscripts - 15 January 2012

Language and Submission Policy: The abstract should be prepared in grammatically correct English, well structured, and in easy to understand language. First authors are limited to a maximum of two oral presentations.

Mode of Presentations: Presentations are welcome in oral and poster formats. Posters should have a uniform size of A0 and legible. Audio-visual equipment (lap top computers and LCD projectors) will be available for oral presentations at the Conference venue.

Abstracts Acceptance: The Conference Scientific Committee reserves the right to accept or reject an Abstract. Authors of accepted Abstracts will be required to submit full papers to be peer-reviewed for publication in the African Journal Health Sciences.

Exhibitions/Promotions: Companies/Organizations are most welcome to display promotional items at the Exhibition stands provided at a fee of KShs80,000.00 for the three days of the meeting.

Conference Registration Fee: Early Registration Fee (before 16th January 2012) KShs1,000, Late Registration (after 16th January 2012) KSH 2,000.

Early registration payment can be made to the following bank account

Kenya Medical Research Institute

Kenya Commerial Bank

Account:-1104161362

Branch:-Kipande House

 

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For Further Information: Kindly, contact the KASH Secretariat: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Dr. Jennifer Orwa (the KASH Conference Chair) at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Dr. Matilu Mwau (the KASH Conference Secretary) at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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20th RCTP Anniversary celebrations

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Prof. Mbori Ngacha, of UNICEF shares a cake to mark 20 years of KEMRI and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) collaborative programme, known as Research Care & Training Programme (RCTP) with founders (from left) Dr. Craig Cohen and Prof. Elizabeth Bukusi. Enjoying the cake is also the Chairperson of the KEMRI Board of Management, Dr. Lillian Apadet at a colorful celebration held in Kisumu on 23rd January, 2015.


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Inaugural Annual Excellence/Merit Awards Winners Announced

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Prof. Sam Kariuki receives a meritocracy award from Prof. Solomon Mpoke shortly after being announced winner of the 2014 KEMRI Batian/Platinum Excellence Award. Looking on is Dr. Lillian Apadet, chairperson of the KEMRI Board of Management (left) and Prof. Elizabeth Bukusi, the Deputy Director in charge of Research & Training at the Institute.

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"To improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery."

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"In Search of Better Health"
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