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Welcome to the Centre for Microbiology Research (CMR). CMR is one of the oldest research centres of the Kenya medical Research Institute (KEMRI). CMR has many laboratories spread in four sub-centres located in Nairobi (Mbagathi and Kenyatta National Hospital complex), Kisumu and the coastal town of Kwale.


Programme area for Collaboration

World Health Organization (WHO) Development of modules for a Standardized District Level Management NTD Training Course
Nagasaki University (NUITM/KEMRI Project) Operational research in parasitology (schistosomiasis, STH), malaria entomology, and school health
Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
  • Strengthening laboratory capacity of ESACIPAC for NTDs
  • Operational resaerch in lymphatic filariasis
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Research on soil-transmitted helminths control
Partnership for Child Development (PCD) Capacity building in school health and nutrition
Evidence Action/Deworm the World Supporting national school-based deworming programmes
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Research on soil-transmitted helminths in urban slum dwellings
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) Research on improvements of water quality, hygiene, sanitation, and nutrition on child health and development
RTI International Technical assistance in NTD programme implementation and operational research