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, 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)