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Nagasaki University Institute of Tropical Medicine (NUITM) started medical corporation at Rift valley Hospital of Kenya in 1960s. The cooperation eventually led to establish a strong relationship between NUTIM and Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI).

In 2005, NUTIM formally established Kenya research station in the compound of KEMRI, which is the start of NUTIM-KEMRI Project. The project main role has been to support various research and educational activities by NUTIM. Thanks to dedicated efforts by both KEMRI and NUTIM, the project is currently covering various Nagasaki University’s activities in the areas of tropical medicine, dental health, fisheries, and engineering.


December robotics training workshop

A training workshop was held in Nagasaki University from 2nd to 7th December 2019 for teams that won the 2019 robots contest. 13 participants, including trainers and students from The Kabete National Polytechnic, Jeremiah Nyaga Technical Training Institute and St Joseph’s Technical Institute for the Deaf participated in the workshop. The workshop was hosted by …

Roboken 2019

The 2019 robots contest was held from the 5th to 9th  august 2019 at Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). 12 institutions participated in the contest, including 10 technical training institutes and 1 university.  The theme of the contest was affordable housing, in line with the President’s big four agenda. Given that house construction involves several …

Wrap-up of the Third Country Training Program

Today marks the end of the Third Country Program (TCTP) which brought together professionals from Africa region. Participants gained vast knowledge in dealing with emergencies related to public health. The Ambassador of Japan to Kenya H.E Ryoichi Horie paid a courtesy call to the KEMRI DG. Prof Yeri Kombe at the Nagasaki University Institute of …

Bio-safety training Workshop for the Third Country Training Program (TCTP)

The NUITM-KEMRI Project was hosting the Bio-safety training Workshop for the Third Country Training Program (TCTP). TCTP is a JICAs scheme, aimed at equitable development in developing countries through supporting training and technology transfer by developing countries for fellow developing countries. The training will be going on until 25th October, 2019, under the theme “Strengthening …


Nagasaki University will hold a TICAD7 side event on 28th August 2019 in Kanagawa, Yokohama. The theme of this event will be “Cooperation between Universities and Private Enterprises: From Global Health to African Development” Nagasaki University has been conducting research on global health and infectious diseases in Africa for decades. Academia and research is therefore …

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