The University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID) laboratories are housed in a modern building complex at the College of Health Sciences Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi Campus.

We offer the following services:

  1. Support research work on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.
  2. Support research in clinical trials.
  3. Support research in molecular biology, immunology and microbiology.
  4. Provide diagnosis services in areas such as TB diagnosis by genexpert, HIV viral load, HIV drug resistance testing and screening of Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
  5. Provide bio-repository services for storage of biological specimens.
  6. Provide support and leadership in infectious diseases surveillance and management.
  7. Provide opportunities for internship and attachment for postgraduate students.