The Centre was launched by the Associate Vice Chancellor Research, Innovation and Enterprise at the University of Nairobi, Professor Margaret Hutchinson. In her speech, she lauded the Centre leadership for their efforts in ensuring the event was a success, and their work towards the achievement of the goals set out as a Centre. She also noted that the University of Nairobi is willing to work with the Centre and all the partners in ensuring the Centre’s objectives are met.
This launch was attended by several other high-profile guests from the partner universities, the Council of Governors, the Ministry of Health, stakeholders from private organizations and non-governmental organizations, and the University of Glasgow. The launch event was concluded at 1230 pm.