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The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Nairobi Kenya, in collaboration with the Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), Karachi Pakistan, were awarded a grant by the Fogarty International Centre (FIC) - National Institutes of Health (NIH) USA, to develop and launch a multi-pronged, broad based bioethics program in Nairobi, Kenya; the CBEC-KEMRI Bioethics Training Initiative (CK-BTI).

This is a call for applications for a virtual certificate course in RESEARCH METHODS. The target for this course will be individuals involved in the conduct of research, teaching of research and review of research proposals.

The training will involve presentations and interactive discussions led by local based Faculty.

If you are interested in applying for this course, please send the following documents:

  1. An updated CV
  2. A one-page Letter of Intent, describing why you are interested in the course, and what practical benefit might emerge to you and to your institution as a result of availing this opportunity.
  3. Two letters of reference; with one from a line supervisor which should indicate that the institution will facilitate the time needed for this training.


Please note that preference will be given to candidates who meet the listed criteria.

All applications will be reviewed by a Selection Panel whose decisions, based on the strength of the applications, shall be final.

Please send your application package to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as early as possible, and before 1st July 2022.

Please note that if you are accepted to the training you must commit to attend all the sessions for the entire period


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