Young Investigator Award 2020 Winner

We are pleased to announce the first Institut Mérieux – KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research Young Investigator Award Winner, Dr Loice Achieng.

Dr Achieng is a Senior Lecturer, Physician and Infectious Disease Specialist at the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nairobi.

She is a champion for antimicrobial stewardship and has led the development of antimicrobial stewardship guidelines and policies at Kenyatta National Hospital, The Nairobi Hospital and Ministry of Health.

She is also conducting infectious disease research and is currently leading several clinical trials and basic research studies.

The award was announced during by Dr Kiplangat Sigei, the bioMérieux Medical Affairs Manager for Anglophone Africa, at the Annual Meeting of University of Nairobi STD/HIV/SRH collaborative research group on 27th January 2020.

The award is worth € 10,000 and enables the laureate to advance any infectious disease research of her choice.

We heartily congratulate Dr Loice Achieng for being the first winner of the Institut Mérieux – KAVI-ICR Young Investigator Award.

Annual Meeting of UoN STD/HIV/SRH collaborative research group: https://www.stihivresearch-kenya.org/

 

Dr Loice Achieng: https://profiles.uonbi.ac.ke/loisea_site/

Institut Mérieux: https://www.institut-merieux.com/en/home/