Working in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, HJFMRI focuses on infectious disease surveillance and outbreak response in conjunction with multiple government partners. More than a dozen facilities study antimicrobial resistance, malaria drug resistance, influenza, enteric pathogens, acute febrile illness, sexually transmitted infections, Rift Valley fever, vector-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases.
The Kericho Clinical Research Center operates the first laboratory in Kenya to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists in 2008. The lab is staffed jointly by HJFMRI and the Kenya Medical Research Institute.
Working with U.S. government partners, HJFMRI collaborates with the Joint West African Research Group to build labs that offer a variety of clinical research capabilities, including diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines.
HJFMRI recently extended its geographic reach to Jordan with the establishment of the Partnership for Research in the Middle East, which is a partnership between the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and the Jordanian Royal Medical Services. Site development and training activities are currently underway.
HJFMRI is registered to do business in Cambodia.
HJFMRI has supported research here in the past.
HJFMRI is registered to do business in Georgia.
HJFMRI is in the process of expanding research support in Peru.
HJFMRI is registered to do business in South Africa and has supported research here in the past.
HJFMRI’s parent company HJF supports research in Thailand. HJFMRI is in the process of registering in Thailand to increase our capacity to support research throughout Southeast Asia.