Adewunmi Desalu Parkinson’s Foundation Visit

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research aims to collaborate with Adewunmi Desalu Parkinson’s Foundation to undertake research that will improve public health in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa.

Below are pictures of the DG-NIMR signing the memorandum of understanding on behalf of the institute along with Ms. Laura Ede, the Executive Director Adewunmi Desalu Parkinson’s Foundation on 16th of January 2024.

WANETAM Annual Retreat 2024

Africa remains burdened by the high mortality related to poverty-related diseases such as HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria, and other Neglected Tropical Diseases. Recognising these challenges and the need to proffer sustainable solutions for the sub-region, the West African Network for Tuberculosis, AIDS, and Malaria (WANETAM) was established in July 2009. WANETAM is one of the Networks of Excellence supported by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP). The network has grown since inception to a membership of 25 institutions from 12 West African countries and 5 institutions from 4 European countries.

The main goal of WANETAM is to build regional, national, institutional, and individual capacities to conduct research including clinical trials.  WANETAM conducts its strategic goals under the following work packages (WP); WP1- Tuberculosis; WP2- Malaria; WP3- HIV; WP4- NTD/EBOLA; WP5- Cross cutting trainings and Project management. Kindly visit the website http//

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Visit

A group researchers from Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Embassy of United States of America in Nairobi, Kenya Nigeria, and HJF Medical Research International Inc., Kenya on a visited to NIMR for possible research collaboration on AMR surveillance

Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare Working Visit

Today 25-10-2023 the newly appointed Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare Dr. Tunji Alausa paid a working visit to NIMR to learn more about the institute’s activities as part of his priorities to improve research and innovation in Nigeria.