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 information analytics giant, Scimago Lab. The Institute out performed its contemporaries, the Medical Research Council (MRC) of South Africa, University College Hospital of Ibadan, Nigeria and the National Medical […]


KEMRI Scientist Wins Prestigious RSTMH Award

A KEMRI researcher is the recipient of this year’s prestigious Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) award. Dr. Samson Kinyanjui was declared the winner of the 2019 Chalmers Medal Award for his contribution in capacity building of young researchers not just in Kenya, but throughout the African continent. Dr. Kinyanjui, a senior researcher […]


CBEC-KEMRI Bioethics Meeting

Participants of the CBEC-KEMRI Bioethics Training Initiative in a group photograph with Director General, KEMRI, Prof. Yeri Kombe, KEMRI Graduate School, Director, Prof. Elijah Sangok, CBEC-KEMRI Programme Director, Prof. Elizabeth Bukusi among others. The five-day skills workshop is a collaboration between the Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC) of Karachi, Pakistan and KEMRI and […]


KEMRI Pledges to Strengthen its Relationship with HJFMRI

(From Left to Right) President HJFMRI Dr. Ben Woods, Prof. Sam Kariuki, Director Research and Development KEMRI, Prof. Yeri Kombe, Director General KEMRI, Christopher Bayer, Director International Operations HJFMRI, John Kanyi, Regional Business, and Grants Manager HJFMRI and Davis Mkoji, Head, Corporate Affairs, KEMRI. The President Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research Institute (HJFMRI), Dr. Ben […]


KEMRI – Mahidol University Collaborates on Malaria and Tropical Diseases.

(Above) Prof Yeri Kombe, Director General KEMRI, with Thailand Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Mr. Cherdkiat Atthakor. The purpose of the visit is to enhance cooperation on malaria and tropical diseases. This is in line with the 2019 Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Health Collaboration. Through the collaboration researchers from KEMRI and those from the […]