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Vipingo Secondary KEMRI visit and career talk.
44 students and 2 teachers visited KEMRI and learnt about science careers, health research and toured the microbiology and immunology labs.Scientist from KEMRI also visited Vipingo Secondary school for a career talk.
Research Highlight from John Muriuki @JMuthiiMuriuki & Sarah Atkinson @Sarah_AtkinsonS @KEMRI_Wellcome Malaria is a cause of iron deficiency in African children
Using sickle cell trait to proxy malaria exposure, researchers found that an intervention that halves malaria incidence would also reduce iron deficiency by approximately 50% in African children.
Read here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01238-4
Happy to share our new publication @PLOSONE. We demonstrate missed opportunities for HIV testing at care seeking among adults with an acute infectious illness. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0246444 @sanders_eduard @SANTHEafrica @IDeAL_KEMRI_WT @KEMRI_Wellcome