Think tank

Kenya Medical Research Institute

KEMRI

Nairobi, Kenya

KEMRI is the Medical Research arm of the Government and provides advice to the Ministry on various aspects of healthcare and delivery. National diseases surveillance and rapid response capacity for major disease outbreaks (Cholera, Chikungunya Virus, H1N1 Flu, Yellow Fever, Rift Valley Fever, Ebola, Aflatoxicosis etc).

Contact details

Website:
https://www.kemri.org/

Address:
P.O. Box 54840-00200, Nairobi-Kenya

Country:
Kenya

Sub-region:
Eastern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government , Industry-Private sector , International Organism , University
Year founded
1979
Age (years)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 43
Kenya average
 27
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Sam Kariuki, Ag. Director General
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Yeri Kombe
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Yeri Kombe
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2022)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 21,023
Kenya average
 20,386
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 18,529
Likes (2019)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 9,660
Followers (2022)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 39,685
Kenya average
 14,060
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 31,244
Followers (2019)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 4,052
Subscribers (2022)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 289
Kenya average
 2,224
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 187
Subscribers (2019)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 76
Followers (2022)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 80,116
Kenya average
 27,214
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Kenya Medical Research Institute
 15,350

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
Notes: Staff information on the website only shows a list of directors and deputy directors ( mostly male).
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