The Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR) is an international not-for profit, non-political, non-sectarian and non-partisan organization that brings together key players in health research; including health institutions, universities, research institutions, government agencies, non-governmental organizations and other research groupsconcerned with health.


our-historyCNHR was established with the sole purpose of addressing a broad spectrum of issues affecting health research, including research coordination, prioritization of research activities, training, strengthening the legislative environment and enhancing the sharing of knowledge in order to strengthen the capacity of health research in Kenya.

To this end, the main objective of the Consortium is to improve the quality of health in the country through promotion of quality research, encouraging the practice of evidence-based health policy formulation to improve health care and its delivery, building the research capacity of Kenya’s talented youth and the creation of functional strategic partnerships