School of Health Sciences

Francisca M. MwangangiMPH (UoN), BScN (UoN)
School of Nursing Sciences and Public health
South Eastern Kenya University
P.O. Box 170-90200, Kitui.
Cell No.: 0722988173

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS (*Registered and Licensed by the Nursing Council of Kenya.)

  • PhD Ongoing - Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology
  • Master of Public Health - University of Nairobi- 2012
  • Penn-Rockefeller fellow on Women and girls’ health issues - University of Pennsylvania 2010-2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing - University of Nairobi-2002
  • Prevention of mother to child transmission certificate - Ministry of health- 2008
  • Enterostomal therapist - World Council of enterostomal therapists & AKUH -2008
  • Oncology e- modules - Aga Khan University hospital- 2008
  • Palliative care certificate (ToT) - KEPHCA-2014
  • Research Ethics course - Family Health International Nairobi- 2007
  • KCSE - Mbooni girls’ high school


South Eastern Kenya University

School of Nursing Sciences and Public Health

Lecturer, researcher
Acting dean
Chairman of department of Nursing

2015 to date
2018 to date
2015 to 2017

Mount Kenya University School of Nursing Sciences Ass. Lecturer, researcher
Co-ordinatore-learning nursing program
2012 to 2015
2012 to 2015
The Presbyterian University of East Africa Department of Nursing Assistant lecturer 2009 to 2012
Aga khan University hospital- Nairobi Nursing Clinical nurse: Medical-Surgical department.
Oncology Unit
Awarded: Oncology nurse of the year 2008
2005 to 2009
Kaplong School of Nursing Nursing Nurse tutor 2004 to 2005
Kenyatta National Hospital Nursing Internship 2003 to 2004


  1. Health Needs Assessment for Bungoma County – 2018
  2. Heshima project (monitoring the abuse of women during childbirth)-2011.
  3. Developing program curriculums in health sciences for Universities/ institutions


  1. Daniel Muya Gachathi, Rosemary Okova, Francisca Mwangangi(2017). Access to health facility as a determinant of choice of place of birth among women of reproductive age in Murang’a County, Kenya. Kenyan Journal of Nursing & Midwifery Vol. 2, No 2.
  2. Gachathi Daniel, Okova Rosemary, MwangangiFransisca (2017). Sociodemographic determinants of place of delivery in Kandara Sub county–Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Volume 6 Issue 7.
  3. J. M. Mweu, F. M. Mwangangi (2015). Injection Safety knowledge and practices among clinical health care workers in Garissa Provincial General Hospital. East African Medical Journal Vol. 92 No. 1.
  4. Mwangangi FM (2012). Uptake of Private Health Insurance among the formal employers in Nairobi’ University of Nairobi repository.
  5. Mwangangi F.M. (2011). Accessibility of healthcare in urban environments. In A.I Meleis, E. L. Birch and S. M. Wachter (Eds.), Women's Health and the World’s Cities (pg 200-227). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania press
  6. April 2010- “When the hospital goes to the shopping malls; Creating sustainable partnerships to create access to breast and cervical cancer prevention services among women in urban environments”, presented at the International Congress on Women Health Issues in Philadelphia-Pennsylvania.
  7. September 2009- “Usefulness of Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) scores in ambulatory oncology in a resource scarce setting”: abstract presented at the 2009 AORTIC Conference in Dar-Salaam-Tanzania
  8. June 2009- “Usefulness of Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) scores in ambulatory oncology in a resource scarce setting”: abstract presented at the 2009 MASCC symposium in Rome
  9. 2008- Oral Presentation: “Preliminary Findings of Mass Breast Screening in Retail Outlets Using Clinical Breast Examination” presented at theKenya Association of Oncologists & Hematologists Conference in Mombasa-Kenya.
  10. 2008 –First Cancer Nursing Symposium Aga Khan University Hospital. Oral Presentation: “Hospital and Retail Outlets Partnership: Clinical Breast Examinations for Mass Breast Cancer Screening”.
  11. 2002- Research proposal development and presentation:”Knowledge, attitude and practice of family planning methods among women of reproductive age (15-49 years) in Makueni District-Kenya


  1. AORTIC- Member of the membership committee
  2. NNAK
  3. MASCC


  1. BOM member in several Kenyan Secondary Schools
  2. Volunteer in numerous medical camps
  3. Mentor of youth

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