KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research Hosts Delegation from International Vaccine Institute

Nairobi, Kenya, May 29th, 2023 - The KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research had the honor of hosting a team from the International Vaccine Institute (IVI). The team from IVI paid a courtesy visit to the Institute to establish potential research project collaborations.

Expert Insights: What You Need to Know About Virus Outbreaks from Professor Omu Anzala

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a renewed focus on virus outbreaks and their potential impact on global health. To shed some light on this topic, Prof. Omu Anzala, a renowned expert in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, recently shared his insights on what people need to know about virus outbreaks.

Prof. Omu Anzala Spearheads Kenya's First Public Cholera Vaccination Drive, Attracting Massive Turnout

Kenya's first public cholera vaccination drive, featuring Prof. Omu Anzala from the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, has witnessed a massive turnout. This groundbreaking initiative aims to combat the frequent cholera outbreaks that have plagued the country in recent years.

Veterinarian & PhD Researcher Dr. Mbaire Chuhu Featured On The Daily Nation

Veterinarian, epidemiologist and PhD Student Veronicah Mbaire Chuchu recently wrote an article for The Nation on the infectious disease rabies.

In the article, Dr. Chuchu emphasises the importance of a coordinated effort from the government, private sector and the community in the control and eradication of the disease. She highlighted vaccines which are still the most successful public health intervention of all time and can be used for both animals and humans to stop rabies spread. You can read more about this from the link below

Department Member Awarded Outstanding Achiever Award during UoN@50 Awards

Member of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Director of KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research Prof. Walter Jaoko won the Outstanding Achiever Award at the UoN@50 Awards.

Prof. Jaoko was recognised for his role in the establishment of KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research and his pioneering work in HIV/AIDS clinical research and vaccine initiatives

The list of other award winners can be found here