5th Africa International Biotechnology and Biomedical Conference (AIBBC)-2021

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On 8th – 13th November 2021, Africa International Biotechnology and Biomedical Conference (AIBBC) was held at Acacia hotel and Maseno University, Kisumu. On 11th Nov, Prof Shingo Inoue, at Kenya research station had delivered the lecture, “Development and evaluation of point of care tests for Rift Valley Fever diagnosis”. Total five staffs and interns in NUITM -KEMRI project also participated in the conference and delivered the Poster presentation on each belonging research project. From 8th to 10th Nov, the practical workshop was held and it targeted “Care diagnostics, molecular diagnostics, flow cytometry, malaria research and diagnostics”. Also, Prof Akira Kaneko, Osaka city university who conducts the research in Mbita HDSS site, delivered the lecture「An integrated strategy for sustainable freedom from malaria” in regard to the SATREPS project. More than 200 participants attended the meeting from worldwide, it was a precious opportunity for them to show their research achievement and did active discussions and participate in the practical training.

The lecture by Prof Shingo Inoue
The lecture by Prof Akira Kaneko, Osaka City University
Poster presentation by Dr. Ernest Wandera Apondi
Poster presentation by Ms. Betty Muriithi
”Pre- and post-intervention occurrence of diarrheal diseases among children in Narok County”
Poster presentation by Ms. Mary Wachira
Impact of rotavirus vaccination on rotavirus gastroenteritis and strain distribution, from a study conducted in Mbita Sub-County hospital
Poster presentation by Mr. Felix Mutunga
”Pre- and post-intervention diarrhea occurrence, etiologies and antibiotics susceptibility in Narok County ”
Poster presentation by Ms. Maureen Mumo
”Epidemiological trends of diarrheal viruses before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction from a study conducted in Kiambu sub-county hospital”
Workshop photo-1
Workshop photo-2