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Cabinet Secretary, Health, Hon. Sicily Kariuki and Dr. Robert Pope Director, Cooperative Threat Reduction, US Department of Threat Reduction jointly commissioning the KEMRI Biobank under the KEMRI/DTRA Project.

On the left is Director, KEMRI Dr. Yeri Kombe, KEMRI Board of Management, Dr. Nafthali Agata (middle) and Isiolo County Governor, Mohammed Kuti (right).



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We will nail Prof. Odada’s killers: Director, Directorate Criminal Investigations.

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The Director of the Directorate Criminal Investigations (DCI) Mr. George Kinoti has promised swift action towards bringing to book those responsible for the brutal killing of a senior KEMRI scientist.

Prof. Peter Sumba Odada, a long serving researcher based at the KEMRI Centre for Global Health and Research, Kisumu.

He was gunned down at a local eatery as he watched a world cup football match with friends, a fortnight ago.


KEMRI-NUITM Celabrates a Decade of Research Collaboration

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Ambassador of Japan in Kenya H.E. Mr Toshitsugu Uesawa signing the visitors book. Ambassador was the chief guest during the KEMRI /NUITM Project decade of research collaboration celebrations at KEMRI.

Looking on from the far right is Dr. Nafthali Agata, Chairman of the KEMRI Board of Management, Prof. Shigeru Kohno President Nagasaki University, Mr. Toshitsugu Uesawa H.E Amb of Japan to Kenya and Dr. Yeri Kombe Director KEMRI.


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KEMRI has six (6) Main Programmes aligned to the KEMRI Strategic Master plan and the Vision 2030.

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The 12th Annual NTD Conference Conference, scheduled for Dec 5th-7th, 2018, Nairobi, Kenya.

Fight Against HIV

Prof. Matilu Mwau, Director CIPDCR KEMRI discussing on the fight against HIV on KTN.

DNA Testing Lab

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KEMRI Human DNA Identification Laboratory offers DNA testing services in the area of family relationship testing and Forensic DNA Testing. Read More