Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

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About us

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 the Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.


To be a leading centre of excellence in research for human health


To improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery