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Events & Updates

August 29, 2019
Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi visited the Drug Analysis Laboratory at the Government Chemist department after commissioning the 3500 XL Genetic Analyzer
August 29, 2019
CS was taken through the DNA analysis process
Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi commissioning a 3500XL Genetic Analyzer,
August 29, 2019
Kenya has yet again set the quality benchmark for forensic science and criminal investigation in East and Central Africa following the acquisition of three industry leading equipment by the Government Chemist’s Department.
May 24, 2019
Sub-Regional Stakeholders forum on advancing CWC National Implementation and cooperation in East Africa held from 21st - 23rd May 2019 at Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi Kenya
October 19, 2018
Medical professionals from eleven African Member States of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) upgraded their skills in the medical management of chemical casualties during a training course held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 15-19 October.
Members of staff undergoing training on ISO17025 accreditation through a consultant firm CONTIS LTD in June 2018
June 04, 2018
To attain international recognition and credibility the Government Chemist Department has started the process of ISO: 17025 accreditation where all the staff members have undergone initial training.
The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu, accompanied by the Principal Secretary Dr. Nicholas Muraguri and the Director Medical Services, Dr. Jackson Kioko views a sample of cannabis Plant packed in what is referred as a broom and a stone at the Government chemist department in Nairobi. Looking on is the former Ag Government Chemist, Mr Leonard Kariuki and the current Government chemist Mr. Ali Gakweli and other officials from the Ministry.
June 12, 2015
The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu, visited the Government chemist department in Nairobi accompanied by the Principal Secretary Dr. Nicholas Muraguri and the Director Medical Services, Dr. Jackson Kioko and other senior officials from the Ministry.
Donation by Coalition of Violence Against Women (COVAW) and Africa Biosystem
November 05, 2013
Coalition of Violence Against Women (COVAW) donated a DNA testing kit to assist in pursuance of Justice in matters of gender based Violence in Kenya.