The School Leaver’s Attachment Scheme (SLAS), selects talented students from Kilifi who have just completed high school with excellent grades to go on a three-month attachment. Students gain valuable work experience in laboratories, hospital wards, computer departments and community interaction. This experience gives students an...
On 7th and 8th December 2017 31 upper primary science teachers from local primary schools within the Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance system (KHDSS) visited KEMRI. The teachers learnt about KEMRI, they got a chance to visit the laboratories and together with scientists brainstormed on...
Timbila Boys’ Secondary School visited KEMRI on 29th Septemeber 2017.They had an opportunity to learn about different research studies at KEMRI and had a chance to visit the microbiology and immunology laboratories.
Marafiki Secondary school visited KEMRI-Wellcome trust on 21st February 2017. The students accompanied by their science teachers spent time learning about health research. They also had a chance to to interact with the researchers who shared information about their academic background; where they schooled, the course they took at...
This year county science and engineering fair projects will be held in Mariakani from 10th May to 13th May 2017. Some of the schools which presented their project at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme for review were Ng’ombeni Secondary School with 16 projects,St.Teresa Secondary with 20 projects,Marereni...
This year county science and engineering fair projects will be held in Mariakani Secondary school from 10th May to 13th May 2017. Some of the schools which presented their project at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme for review are Ng’ombeni Secondary School with 16 projects,St.Teresa Secondary with...
Medical Research on Vaccines, Global Epidemiology, Genomics, Health Systems, & Clinical Care.
[POLICY BRIEF] What Does it Cost to Treat a COVID-19 Patient in Kenya?
In this brief @EdwineBarasa & @angiekairu costed the case management of COVID-19 patients from a health system perspective.
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[Vitamin D deficiency and the African population] How common is Vitamin D deficiency in Africa?
This systematic review shows limited and inconclusive evidence for the effects of prenatal or childhood vitamin D status on neurobehavioral outcomes in children and further well-conducted studies are needed. https://shrts.net/a6j4x
@AMutuagnes @Sarah_AtkinsonS @IDeAL_KEMRI_WT
Despite the role of vitamin D in brain development the study found no evidence of associations between vitamin D status and cognitive or motor function highlighting need for further studies in vitamin D deficient populations
Well done Dr.@Nchaffyz !
Its another wrap! Congratulating @Nchaffyz Obonyo on succesfull defence of his PhD thesis. I doubt anyone in this region knows more about cardiac strain in sepsis like you do! congrats @KathMaitland @CCRG_Research for your wonderful supervision. Another one from @IDeAL_KEMRI_WT