KNH

Dr Barasa leads in the Commissioning of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at KNH

On Wednesday, 11th May 2022, President Uhuru Kenyatta inaugurated three state-of-the-art health facilities at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) which included the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory (HLA Lab) where Dr. Barasa was the lead person.

The other facilities commissioned were the Zarina Merali Surgical Daycare Centre and the Centre for Kidney Disease & Organ Transplantation.

The laboratory, the first of its kind in East Africa, will facilitate histocompatibility and genetics testing for solid organ and bone marrow transplantation services.