KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research Wins IAVI EQA Awards

KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR) was awarded the 2022 International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) External Quality Assessment (EQA) Awards For Tier 1 and Tier 2. This is the second year running that the Institute has won this prestigious award. It recognises the best performing laboratories amongst their Clinical Research Centres in Africa. The Institute at the University of Nairobi, KNH Campus was first among Tier 1 and the Kangemi site among Tier 2.

Gilead Sciences Executive Meeting

The Chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology and the Director of the KAVI-ICR hosted a round table discussion with Gilead Sciences, led by Christopher Whitfield, General Manager of Gilead Sciences, and Dr. Summer Sitima, General Manager of Gilead Sciences in Central and East Africa, to discuss the possibility of a partnership and collaboration. They were joined by AMSUN representatives who represented medical students and the RADA UNESCO-UoN team led by Lisbeth Kageni.

Big Wins for UoN at The Nairobi International Trade Fair 2022

The seven-day 2022 Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF) which begun in earnest on September 26, 2022, provided a platform for the University of Nairobi to showcase its innovative and transformative technologies in offering quality and world class education, in line with NITF’s theme “Promoting innovation and technology in Agriculture and Trade.

Department Member Selected to be Member of the Kenya National Innovation Agency Board

Department member Prof. Omu Anzala has been selected to be a member of the Kenya National Innovation Agency Board.

In the Gazette Notice No. 437 Under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, Prof. Anzala was selected along with other academics by the Cabinet Secretary of Education Prof. George Magoha.