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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.



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 …

KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health (KASH) Conference

The 1st KEMRI-NUITM collaborative research symposium was held on the 14th February 2019, during the 9th KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health (KASH) Conference that was held on 13th to 15th February 2019. KASH was launched in 2010 to provide a means of mainstreaming the research agenda of KEMRI though disseminating science and health research outputs. …

NUITM-KEMRI Project at the tree-planting day at KEMRI headquarters

Following the President’s directive to public institutions to participate in increasing Kenya’s forest cover by planting trees, KEMRI rolled-out its tree planting initiative on the 15th November 2018 within the Ministry of Health’s national tree planting exercise. The aim of the directive is to increase the country’s forest cover to about 10%. The ceremony was …

Signing ceremony of the academic cooperation agreement between Nagasaki University and Kenya Medical Research Institute

The academic cooperation agreement between Nagasaki University and KEMRI was renewed today on 7th November 2018. The ceremony was presided over by Prof. Shigeru KOHNO (President of Nagasaki University and Dr. Yeri KOMBE (Director of KEMRI). In attendance was (seated right) Prof. Elijah SONGOK (Ag. Deputy Director of KEMRI Graduate School) and (standing left) Prof. …

2018 Robots contest

The 2018 Robots Contest was held from 7th to 11th May 2018 at Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). The late Professor Osamu Makino, then of JICA, introduced robots contest in Kenya in 2007. The contest enhances technical training institutions and universities. Robot construction enables students to learn practically while promoting creativity. Teamwork is encouraged too …

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