Our Mission:To discover,apply and disseminate knowledge through creative and innovative health research.

 

WHAT WE DO

KAVI Institute of Clinical Research focuses on four themes coupled with attractive career paths that are attracting the best talent in Africa and serve the best interests of the general

HOW WE WORK

The Clinical Trials track runs HIV vaccine trials in addition to trials for other products including chemotherapy drug trials. Finally, the Knowledge Translation track brings research, policy

OUR FOCUS AREAS

IKAVI Institute of Clinical Research focuses on four themes coupled with attractive career paths that are attracting the best talent in Africa and serve the best interests of the general

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KAVI Institute of Clinical Research focuses on four themes coupled with attractive career paths that are attracting the best talent in Africa and serve the best interests of the general.

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Featured News

Defining HIV interaction at the Mucosa

A Collaborators meeting held at KAVI-Institute of Clinical research (KAVI-ICR)University of Nairobi from 21st – 25th August 2018.

 

KAVI-ICR in collaboration with USAIDNorth Western University USAHuman Immunology Laboratory – Imperial College LondonInternational AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) representatives has successfully established studies on HIV interaction at the mucosa.  These studies will contribute to the development of a universal effective HIV Vaccine and ultimately tackle the questions related to the early stages of HIV acquisition/transmission and develop future prevention strategies.

 

International Conference on Health (ICH 2018)

 

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University of Nairobi Research Week

The inaugural University of Nairobi Research Week will be held from October 22nd to 26th, 2018.  During the week, the University will host eleven International Conferences covering a broad range of disciplines.  In addition, several workshops, seminars and exhibitions will be held. Details on each can be found on the Research Week website, https://uonresearch.org/research-week-2018/ .
 
We invite you to submit abstracts to present papers at the conferences, and/or to participate in the other research week activities. Please visit the site regularly for updates, announcements and additional events. 

 

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day May 2018

Processional march to mark HIV Vaccine Awareness Day in Kangemi on 18th May 2018

Every year on 18th May, the world marks the HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD). It is a day set aside to raise awareness of the continuing efforts by scientists to develop a vaccine against HIV- the virus that causes AIDS. It is also a day to honour all those who, in one way or the other, have contributed towards this global effort. This year, KAVI-Institute of clinical research (KAVI-ICR) of the University of Nairobi commemorated the day in Nairobi at the Kangemi Health centre.

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KAVI-ICR and India’s NCBS collaborate to enhance vaccine development

The team from NCBS led by Lt. General Velu Nair, met the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi when they paid a courtesy call on him on March 21, 2018.

The University of Nairobi’s KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR) and the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), India, have established and initiated a collaboration to spearhead vaccine development through enhanced technology. According to the Director, KAVI-ICR, Prof. Omu Anzala, the partnership will see the team expand metagenomics sequencing from selected target groups in India and Africa and inform the newly emerging pathogens such as Chikungunya and Dengue in their virology, pathology, the point of care diagnostics and vaccine designs.

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NCBS in Collaboration with KAVI-ICR Vaccine & Technology Platform

Initiation of the Collaboration between NCBS (India) and KAVI-ICR (University Of Nairobi, Kenya) while training University of Nairobi staff on flow cytometry 19th to 23rd March 2018.

 

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Special Seminar

Overview of EHVA-T1 (Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Trial) and PrEPVacc (Preventative HIV Vaccine Trial including PrEP).

Presented by Dr. Sarah Joseph, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.

Friday 24th August 2018 from 8.00am to 10.00am

Venue: KAVI - ICR Boardroom

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