Welcome to Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR)


The Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR) is an income tax-exempted Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in Kenya since 27th September 2007 as an international multi-stakeholder, not-for profit, non-political, non-sectarian and non-partisan private/public partnership whose mission is to contribute to the realization of better health for Kenyans through strengthening of research-for-health capacity in Kenya.

CNHR’s mission is achieved through a strategy that aims at building a critical mass of researchers working in Kenya through:-

Our Vision

Our Vision

A country that values evidence driven health policy and practise.
Our Mission

Our Mission

To support excellence in research for health.

Our Work

CNHR Grants


The Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR) provides Research and Training fellowships, as well as infrastructure.

R4H Policy & Priorities


CNHR is supporting the Ministry of Health (MoH) Kenya to identify Kenya’s National Health Priorities. The development of Health.



CoReS is a CNHR sponsored initiative intended to nurture, develop and strengthen multi-institutional collaboration.



Working closely with the Ministry of Health and National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI),

Recent News

August 24, 2016 / Latest-News

CNHR visit to AESA

CNHR Director Prof. Matilu Mwau and Ms Mercy Machiya (POS), visited AESA and met with the Director Dr. Tom Kariuki. ...

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July 28, 2016 / Latest-News

CNHR Grants Management training for its member institutions

CNHR member institutions’ Grant Management Training workshop was held from the 27th to 30th of July 2016 at the Great...

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April 27, 2016 / Latest-News


On April 27th NACOSTI and CNHR agreed to collaborate in identifying and developing programs of mutual interest in research for health....

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Upcoming Events

september 2016

15sep - 25novAll Day5th Research - to - Policy

Our Council of Founder Members