Welcome to NIMR

Welcome to NIMR


  • Vision

    To be an institution of excellence in basic, applied and operational research for the promotion of national health and development in Nigeria...

  • Mission

    To conduct research into diseases of public health importance in Nigeria and develop structures for the dissemination of research findings while providing the enabling environment and facilities for health research and training in cooperation with the federal and state ministries of health and in collaboration with universities, allied institutions and organized private sector nationally and internationally...

  • Our Mandate

    The mandate of the Institute under the enabling Act of 1977:...

Meet The DG


The DG is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecological Surgeon with several qualifications...

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News Flash

  • NIMR Establishment ACT of 1977

    The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) was established through the National Science and Technology Act of 1977, the Medical Research Council of Nigeria was renamed the National Institute of Medical Research.  This name was further changed to the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in 1993. pdf  or  doc. ...

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  • What To Know About Ebola

    How Is Ebola Fever Diagnosed: Ebola fever is diagnosed using blood tests to detect the Ebola virus in your blood. Your doctor may test you for the Ebola virus if you have symptoms of Ebola fever and have recently been in an area where the virus is found. How Is...

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