Kenya Medical Research Institute

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The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a medical research centre in East Africa's. It is located in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

Established in 1979, KEMRI has played an important role in the fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS and other diseases in Kenya, and in sub-Saharan Africa as a whole.

KEMRI Research:

  1. Centre for Biotechnology Research and Development (CBRD):Mandate is to develop biotechnological innovations such as diagnostic kits, vaccines and associated delivery technology
  2. Centre for Clinical Research (CCR)
  3. Centre for Geographic Medicine Research-Coast (CGMR-C)
  4. Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR)
  5. Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Control Research (CIPDCR)
  6. Centre for Microbiology Research (CMR)
  7. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR)
  8. Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research (CRDR)
  9. Centre for Traditional Medicine and Drug Research (CTMDR)
  10. Centre for Virus Research (CVR)
  11. The Eastern and Southern Africa Centre of International Parasite Control (ESACIPAC)
  12. KEMRI Graduate School of Health Sciences
  13. Health Safety and Environment
  14. Production Centre.

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