KEMRI/CDC Clinic, 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, click KEMRI and CDC Kenya 

To learn more about CDC's AIDS prevention efforts, such as this one, click Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP)