Welcome To NIMR

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) was established through the National Science and Technology Act of 1977, the Medical Research Council of Nigeria was renamed the National Institute of Medical Research. This name was further changed to the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in 1993.


Who We Are

Our Vision

To be an institution of excellence in basic, applied and operational research for the promotion of national health and development in Nigeria...

Our Mission

To conduct research into diseases of public health importance in Nigeria and develop structures for the dissemination of research findings...

Our Mandate

The mandate of the Institute under the enabling Act of 1977 are  to conduct research into Communicable diseases of Public Health importance in the country and  to conduct research into Non-Communicable Diseases prevalent in the country...

Core Values

Respect, Dignity, Fairness, TeamWork, Honesty,  Integrity, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Relevance, Innovation, HardWork, Equity, Communication - internal and external, Accountability and Transparency, Fair Reward and Recognition


Latest News

Research Advisory Board

NIMR DG, Prof. Babatunde Lawal Salako on December 12, 2017, inagurated Research Advisory Board for the Institute as part of ...
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Nigeria gets the First Internationally Accredited Public Medical Laboratory

PRESS BRIEFING ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATE TO THE CENTER FOR HUMAN VIROLOGY AND GENOMICS NIMR ...
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Training

Malaria Microscopy Training / Workshop

a 7-day Malaria Microscopy Workshop/Taining Theme: Effective Malaria Microscopy, RDT & Molecular Techniques March 11-19, 2018 CPD Accredited by MLSCN ...
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Nigeria gets the First Internationally Accredited Public Medical Laboratory

PRESS BRIEFING ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATE TO THE CENTER FOR HUMAN VIROLOGY AND GENOMICS NIMR ...
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Research Advisory Board

NIMR DG, Prof. Babatunde Lawal Salako on December 12, 2017, inagurated Research Advisory Board for the Institute as part of ...
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NIMR-ACURET  5-Day Training/Workshop: February 5 – 9,  2018

NIMR-ACURET  5 – Day Training/Workshop   see Poster for details Theme: Essentials of Responsible Animal Experimentation: Ranext Basics Date:     February ...
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News Archives

MALARIA RESEARCH: TREND IN FUNDING

A presentation by Dr. Sam.  Awolola (PhD) Deputy Director of Research /Head, Malaria Research Group, NIMR on World Malaria Day ...
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Conference Proceedings

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research 2nd International & 5th Annual Scientific Conference Click here to download The Summary of Conference ...
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