KEMRI/CDC Clinic, Kenya
- Main Clinical Research Centre building in Kisumu, Kenya
- Elisha Okoyo (CRS Coordinator) existing from new CRC Banda (“Thatched Hut”) Conference Room
- Bob Chen (CDC Atlanta), Eileen Pouliot (NIH Project Officer), Elisha Okoyo (CRS Coordinator) in front of CRC Kisumu during Sept. 25, 2014 site visit.
- Patient registering at front reception at the Clinical Research Centre in Kisumu.
- Nurse Joseph Orinda in patient exam room at Clinical Research Center (CRC) in Kisumu.
- Meeting at Kisumu, Kenya Clinical Research Center
- Sign at entry to the joint Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and CDC CRC.
- Meeting at Kisumu, Kenya Clinical Reserach Center
- CRC Team outside of a retail shop in Kisumu, Kenya
- This clinical research site is a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI).
- KEMRI is located in Kisumu Kenya, within Nyanza Provice.
- Nyanza Province has the highest burden of HIV in Kenya, with a prevalence of about 15%, which is more than double the national prevalence of 7% (Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2009).
- Tuberculosis (TB) is also high in the Nyanza Province, with an incidence rate of 400/100,000 (Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2009).
- CDC Kenya has a nine year history of working with community leaders and organizations to support research recruitment and retention activities.
- This site conducts studies from the AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network (ACTG), among others.
To learn more about CDC's AIDS prevention efforts, such as this one, click Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP)