The President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Hon. Dr. William Ruto (left) presents the trophy for the Best Performing State Corporation to UoEm VC, Prof. Daniel Mugendi during the official release of the 18th Cycle Report on Evaluation of the Performance of Ministries, State Corporations and Tertiary Institutions for the FY 2021-22. The ceremony was held at the Kenya International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi on Tuesday, 11th April, 2023. Looking on are Deputy President, H.E. Hon. Rigathi Gachagua (2nd left), UoEm Chair of Council, Dr. Kennedy Okong’o (2nd right) and UoEm Director, PC & ISO, Dr. Kirema Nkanata (right)
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The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Daniel Mugendi, awarding a Certificate of Recognition to Dr Mark Otieno, Winner of Researcher of the Year Award at a Ceremony Held at the University of Embu on 20th December 2022

HIV Virological failure among patients with persistent low-level viremia: Is it time to change the WHO >1000 virologic failure threshold?

Virological failure is an important determinant of treatment outcome among HIV positive patients. The significance of Persistent Low-Level Viremia (PLLV) on virological failure is a current area of interest in HIV management. Kenyan researchers namely Prof Nancy Budambula of University of Embu (UoEm), Ms Mirriam Nzivo (JKUAT), Dr Cecilia Waruhiu (TAGCC) and Mr James Kangethe (KNH) have called for the revision of the >1000 copies/ml threshold that is too lenient to >200copies/ml.  Continue reading →

Are farmer organizations drivers of avocado marketing among smallholders?

The choice of marketing channels is an important farm level decision since it directly influences the farm profitability. Researchers from University of Embu explored the question, Continue reading →

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