KEMRI NEWS

March 22, 2021

AAS: KEMRI’s Dr. Ochodo among Africa’s Promising Researchers

KEMRIs Research Scientist, Dr. Eleanor Ochodo-Opondo is among 40 promising researchers on the African continent selected by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) during its sixth […]
March 17, 2021

KEMRI’s DG receives COVID-19 Vaccine jab

KEMRI ‘s Acting Director General, Prof. Sam Kariuki received his Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine jab this Tuesday, 16th March 2021 at Mbagathi Hospital KEMRI is part of […]
March 5, 2021

PROF. SAMUEL KARIUKI NAMED ACTING DIRECTOR GENERAL KEMRI

The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health has appointed Prof. Samuel Kariuki, Director, Research and Development at KEMRI as the Acting Director General KEMRI, replacing Prof. Yeri […]
January 28, 2021

KEMRI Hosts High-level Bilateral Agreement Meeting between Kenya and UK

The Institute was chosen as the venue for a key bilateral agreement between Kenya and the United Kingdom last Wednesday, 20th, January, 2021 when the visiting […]
December 10, 2020

Prof. Yeri Kombe awarded by Japanese Government

Prof. Yeri Kombe, Director General, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) was among the four prominent personalities that were awarded the Japanese Ambassador’s Commendation by the Japanese Ambassador to Kenya H.E. HORIE […]
November 20, 2020

JICA honours KEMRI for COVID-19 Work

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) has been awarded the annual JICA President Award for its contribution to diagnostics and research in human health especially during […]
September 7, 2020

JICA Kits to boost COVID-19 testing

KEMRI’s COVID-19 testing capacity received a shot in the arm after the Japanese government donated 500 COVID-19 PCR kits to be used to carry out about […]
September 7, 2020

Supply of KEMrub Sanitizers to support Community Health Works COVID-19 Contact Tracing & prevention

The Africa CDC turned to KEMrub Hand sanitizers to facilitate Community Health Workers (CHWs) involved in COVID-19 contact tracing and prevention efforts The 2,100 Liters commodity, […]
August 19, 2020

Tribute to the Late Mr. Kamau Mugenda

“Dr. Bukania, you know you are my friend, we are here to support you as scientists, without you we have no work. How is CPHR?,How is […]
June 3, 2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 Genome Sequencing Report is Out

Scientists in Kenya have successfully sequenced genomes of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the global COVID-19 pandemic, obtaining important information about the genetic composition of viral […]