KEMRI Wellcome Trust


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


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


In Search of Better Health towards the realization of the above stated mission.

Science makes you happy (Pharrell Williams)

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a state corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, as the national body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya. Since it's inception, KEMRI has developed a critical mass of scientists and technical personnel, to enable it mount a competitive research infrastructure to rank as a leading centre of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globally.