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The building in the Kilifi District of Kenya where the Kemri-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme is based.

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme

The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme headquarters are based in the Kilifi District of Kenya, North of Mombasa at the Kenyan Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Centre for Geographic Medicine Research - Coast.

The goals of the Programme are:

  • To carry out research to high international scientific and ethical standards on major causes of illness and death in Africa
  • To build strong and sustainable internationally competitive, national and regional research capacity
  • To work in a way that facilitates integration and cross fertilization of scientific disciplines
  • To conduct intervention research and basic research in parallel
  • To have a direct input to local and international health policy

Kilifi researchers