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Population Studies And Research Institute



Introduction

The Population Studies and Research Institute (PSRI) of the University of Nairobi was established in 1976 with the mandate:

  • undertake postgraduate training of population scientists
  • To undertake research in the field of population and reproductive health.
  • To provide technical backstopping to the Government of Kenya on matters of population and development, and population management.
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    PSRI is one of the institutes in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). It is equivalent to a faculty and it is headed by a director who is appointed by the Vice Chancellor. PSRI is managed through a committee system. The Director is a member of the University Senate, Deans Committee, The CHSS Academic Board and the CHSS Management Board.