Next Generation Sequencing


Circum Vent

NIMR conducts research project on reducing mortality in severe SARS-CoV-2 patient with an innovative non-invasive ventilator- CIRCUM VENT 

At the meeting of the PI’s from the 8-designated study centres in Nigeria in NIMR, the risk of healthcare workers to sars-cov-2 in unit using the Circum Vent and the logistics of distribution of Circum Vent was evaluated, as well as the distribution of medical facilities to the centres to support the mitigation COVID-19 related morbidity and mortality.

In addition, discussion also focused on the possibility of fostering collaboration between NIMR, New York University USA, Rhode Island University USA, Vanderbilt University USA and Health institutions in Nigeria (UCH, LUTH, FMC (Abeokuta, Ebute Metta Lagos), DELSUTH, UNTH.


Adolescent engagement in HIV research

Adolescent Engagement in HIV Research in Africa: A crowdsourcing open call

Adolescents across Africa are engaging in HIV research in innovative ways, setting a new standard for meaningful research engagement. In partnership with the Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance, our team is organizing a crowdsourcing open call. The purpose of the open call is to solicit creative ways that adolescents (14-24 years old) have participated in HIV research studies in Africa. Adolescents who submit exceptional texts, images, or videos will receive prizes.

Deadline for submissions is 31 January 2021.

Contact Kadija at if you have any questions.

Contact Kadija at if you have any questions.