New Clean Energy Research Initiative for CLEAN-Air(Africa) Launched at KEMRI (Video)


New Clean Energy Research Initiative was launched on November 22, 2022, to address the burden of non-communicable diseases caused by household air pollution in sub-Sahara Africa. CLEAN-Air(Africa) Initiative, a collaborative initiative between KEMRI and the University of Liverpool and funded by the UK National Institute for Health (NIRH), was officially launched by KEMRI Director General Prof Sam Kariuki at KEMRI Training Centre, Nairobi. 

Catch up with how it went down by watching the video below.

Play Video about Prof. Dan Pope Remarks

The NIHR CLEAN-Air(Africa) Unit involves research partners from KEMRI, the University of Liverpool, Moi University, University of Dar es Salaam, Makerere University Lung Institute, Rwanda Biomedical Center and Eagle Research Center and Douala General Hospital.

The NIHR CLEAN-Air(Africa) Unit is co-Directed by Dr James Mwitari from KEMRI and Professor Daniel Pope and Dr Elisa Puzzolo from the University of Liverpool. CLEAN-Air(Africa) is a flag ship initiative of the Energy, Air Pollution and Health Research Group at the University of Liverpool’s Department of Public Health, Policy and Systems.

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