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 […]
April 30, 2020

Shelter Afrique Foundation Donates KES. 1 Million Shillings to the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) for the Production of Covid-19 Testing Kits.

Pan-African housing development financier Shelter Afrique through its foundation, the Shelter Afrique Foundation, has donated KES 1 million shillings to KEMRI to help the institute boost […]
April 30, 2020

CAS MOH Dr. Rashid Aman Calls on KEMRI to be part of the COVID-19 Solution

Health CAS Dr. Rashid Aman is encouraging research and management teams involved the COVID-19 activities to provide solution in biotechnology products and services against the pandemic. […]
March 17, 2020

KEMRI Conducts Sensitization Training for 43 Counties

The Kenya Medical Research institute Rapid Response Team (RTT) today conducted a sensitization training for Laboratory Technologists drawn from 43 Counties at KEMRI headquarters conference hall. […]
March 9, 2020

KEMRI Launches Kisumu Cancer Registry

THE Kenya Medical Research Institute has launched a population-based cancer registry in Kisumu County. The head of National Cancer Registry at the Institute, Ms. Anne Korir […]
February 25, 2020

KEMRI to forge closer ties with DNDi in various Studies

DNDi will consider a request from the Institute to support an on-going antivenom study in Kenya. DNDi Research & Development Director, Dr Laurent Fraisse said that […]
February 14, 2020


It has been an eventful week for the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) following the successful hosting of its 40th, Anniversary celebrations and the 10th, KASH […]