Collaboration

James Kangethe Joep Lange Award INTEREST 2024

James Kangethe, a fellow of the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nairobi in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, showcased his research at the 2024 International Conference on HIV Treatment, Pathogenesis, and Prevention Research in Resource-Limited Settings (INTEREST). INTEREST 2024 was held in Cotonou, Benin from 14th May to 17th May 2024.

Una Europa One Health Summer School 2024

The University of Nairobi is excited to announce the opportunity for two of our doctoral researchers to participate in the prestigious Una Europa One Health Summer School hosted by the University of Helsinki, Finland. This interdisciplinary program is designed to enhance understanding and application of the One Health concept, emphasizing the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental Health.

Why Attend?

Mobility Programme For Early Career Researchers in Africa to Visit University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers featuring in the top 1 % of the world's research universities. The University of Helsinki seeks solutions for global challenges and creates new ways of thinking for the best of humanity. The University of Helsinki has an Africa Programme 2021-2030 with the aim of boosting collaboration and partnerships with African higher education institutions.

Celebrating the Success of the ECC Programme: A Leap Forward in One Health

The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, under the esteemed leadership of Chair Dr. Marianne Mureithi, in collaboration with the KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research, proudly hosted the Early Career Champions (ECC) programme from January 29th to February 2nd. This innovative initiative marks a significant milestone in the journey towards integrating One Health principles into the fabric of global health research and policy.

Canada and Kenya Forge Pathways for Future Leaders in Health Sciences with BCDI 2030 Initiative

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the University of Manitoba (UM) are celebrating a groundbreaking international collaboration as they secure the prestigious Canadian International Development Scholarship 2030 (BCDI 2030) grant. This collaboration promises to empower African students with fully funded opportunities to pioneer medical microbiology and infectious diseases research.

Grand Challenges Annual Meeting in Senegal

In the vibrant city of Dakar, Senegal, October marked a significant convergence of minds committed to tackling the world's health challenges. Among the esteemed attendees of the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting (GCAM) 2023 October 9-13th, 2023,  were key members from the University of Nairobi's Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology: Dr. Marianne Mureithi, Prof. Omu Anzala, and Dr. Daniel Muema.