January 17, 2020

President Uhuru decorates Prof. Kombe with Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear Medal (M.B.S)

President Uhuru Kenyatta has decorated Director General-KEMRI, Prof. Yeri Kombe with the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear Medal (M.B.S) award for “his exemplary […]
January 17, 2020

The KEMRI University Accreditation Process

January 15, 2020

KEMRI Researcher lands Prestigious 2020 Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship

A Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) scientist is among three Kenyan fellows selected to join the prestigious New Voices Fellowship by the United States-based, The Aspen […]
December 11, 2019

KEMRI’s Medical Camp treats over 3000 residents in Nyamira and Kisii.

As part of the KEMRI’s 40th anniversary celebration, the Institute has partnered with Inka Medical Association to reach out to over 3000 residents of Nyamira and […]
December 6, 2019

1st International Conference on NTDs

  Dr. Mwelecele Malecela, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director, Department of Neglected Topical disease making her remarks during the on-going 1st International Conference on Neglected Tropical […]
December 6, 2019

1st Health, Environment & Climate Change Conference

From Left: Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Environment & Forestry, Hon. Keriako Tobiko is joined by KEMRI Board of Management Chairman, Dr. Naphtali Agata, and the Director […]
November 10, 2019


A total of 14 early career researchers from Pakistan completed a practical skills-based laboratory capacity-building workshop course at the KEMRI-based, Center for Microbiology Research (CMR), this […]
November 8, 2019

United States Army Medical Research Directorate-Africa Director visits KEMRI

Lt.Col. Claire Cornelius posing for a picture with the Director General Prof.Yeri Kombe (second left), Prof. Sam Kariuki, the Director in charge of Research and Development […]
November 8, 2019

Visiting KEMRI Scientist Awarded Leadership Grant

A young researcher who recently joined the Institute as a visiting scientist has received a highly competitive and prestigious grant for emerging research leaders. The scheme […]
September 25, 2019


The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is ranked the top health research institution in Africa in terms of health research output, according to the authoritative global […]