As enshrined in the KPA Constitution – Article 4, Objective 4 and 5, KPA aims to:

  1. Encourage Research into causes, management and prevention of childhood diseases in Kenya, as well as to
  2. Collaborate in Research, Advocacy, Education, Training and sharing experiences for the implementation of Best Strategies in Child Health promotion.

To this end, KPA registered an NGO – the Kenya Paediatric Research Consortium (KEPRECON) on 11th March, 2010 to survey, obtain and implement research projects on behalf of the association.

Since registration, KEPRECON has facilitated and completed over 25 projects on behalf of the Kenya Paediatric Association and its members.

Business Name Kenya Paediatric Research Consortium
Physical Address KMA Centre-UpperHill, Mara Road(Nairobi-Kenya)
Office Telephone +254 2725309/2726298
Email Address keprecon@kenyapaediatric.org

Our Vision

To promote Paediatric research, care and training for the better health of children in urban and rural communities.

Our Objectives

a. To Carry out and support the conduct of Medical and Social Research to improve child health and survival.
b. To Provide and support the provision of Holistic Health Care for children.
c. To Conduct, Support and Provide Training in child health both Locally and Internationally.
d. To Collaborate with Governments, Institutions, Corporations, Companies and Individuals in Kenya and Internationally in all of the above.
e. To Raise, Mobilize and Disburse Funds and other Resources for the Promotion of the above mentioned Objectives set out at clause 2.1 herein above through the Organization.
f. To Capacity Build for cutting edge Paediatric Research, Care and Training to meet the Objectives as set out in clause 2.1 herein above.
g. To acquire any moveable or immovable property and any buildings or things whatsoever and sell, dispose of, mortgage, lease or otherwise deal with all or any part of the property or rights of the Organization.
h. To enter into agreement with any governments or authorities that may seem conducive to the organization’s objects or any of them, and to obtain from such government or authority any rights, privileges and concessions which the organization may think desirable to obtain.
i. To take such steps by personal or written appeals, public meetings or otherwise as may from time to time be deemed expedient for the purpose of procuring contributions to the funds of the organization in the form of donations, annual subscription or otherwise.
j. To apply to any governments or authority, public bodies, corporations, companies or persons for and to accept grants or gifts of money and of any moveable or immovable property, donations, gifts, subscriptions and other assistance with a view to promoting the objects of the organization and, in taking of any special trust which may be prescribed by the donor thereof.
k. To establish an endowment fund to receive grants, donations, gifts and other assistance in any form whatsoever from Kenya or from any other source for any one or more of the objects of the organization.
l. To promote or assist in the promotion of any organization or company or other body having objects similar to those of the organizations.
m. To draw, execute or otherwise deal with negotiable or transferable instruments.
n. To invest the money in the organization not immediately required in any one or more of the modes of investment of trust moneys or in such other manner as the Board of the organization may from time to time determine.
o. To establish or assist in the establishment of Research, Care and Training Centres and other related institutions, Educational or otherwise and Libraries and publish Newsletters, Brochures, Periodicals, Books and other relevant Publications of the Organization.
p. To Employ Instructors and or Teachers, Advisors, Experts and other staff for all or any of the Objects of the Organization.
q. To do all such Other things as are Incidental or Conducive to the Attainment of any of the above Objects.