UoN receives CDC grant combat antimicrobial resistance and other infectious disease threats

The University of Nairobi is among 28 organizations that have received funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to combat antimicrobial resistance and other healthcare threats through the establishment of the Global Action in Healthcare Network (GAIHN) and the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory and Response Network (Global AR Lab & Response Network) that cover more than 50 countries worldwide.

The $22 million global grant will go towards building programs that focus on preventing infections in healthcare, building laboratory capacity and developing new and innovative ways to rapidly detect and respond to antimicrobial resistanceย  and COVID-19 threats.

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