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


This training aims at equipping members of institutional review boards (IRB) with the necessary knowledge and skills for reviewing research and program proposals. In additions it equips the IRBs with necessary skills needed for accreditation   It was developed in collaboration with the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), the Kenya national regulatory authority for research in Kenya at ministry of education

The scope of Bioethics training includes the following: Bioethics Practice, Conflict of Interest, Data Safety Monitoring Board, Essential Elements of a Research Proposal, Historical Perspectives, Informed Consent and Protection of Vulnerable Persons, Legal Aspects of Bioethics, Material Transfer Agreement, Minimum Standard of Care, National Ethics Review Guidelines, Protocol Review Process, Standard Operating Procedures, Study Designs and Clinical Trials, The Role of Ethics Committees.


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Upcoming Events


Journal Club

  1.  Moses Musyoki - Medical Microbiology Dept

     Title: Speciation and Antifungal Susceptibility of Candida isolates from Diabetic Foot Ulcer patients in Kenyatta National  Hospital - MSc Dissertation defence 

  2. Dr Jeanette Dawa. PhD Student. KAVI-ICR​
     Title: Modelling the health and economic impact of introducing the influenza vaccine in Kenya. 

Friday 4th Oct 2019 from 7.00 am to 8.30 am

Venue: KAVI - ICR Boardroom

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