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Modest research ambition in Kenya’s 2022 budget

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Boost for medical institute but National Research Fund is stuck in a rut

Kenya’s budget for the 2022/23 financial year, which starts on 1 July, contains a modest increase in funds for medical research but no growth for the country’s National Research Fund.

The Kenya Medical Research Institute gets 2.9 billion Kenyan shillings (US$25 million) in the budget statement read by Treasury cabinet secretary Ukur Yatani (pictured) to the National Assembly on 7 April.

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