Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.

One of its key arears of activity os to conduct research aimed at developing tools and technologies for reduction of disease burden due to infectious and parasitic agents. The flagship project areas include: Bacterial, Fungal and Viral Diseases, Parasitic Diseases, HIV/AIDS, TB & Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases.