School of Nursing Sciences and Public Health

Summary :
An established Researcher, health care systems expert with vast experience in Monitoring and Evaluating Health Programmes and Projects. A senior Reproductive Health Specialist , Epidemiologist and Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Health, SEKU.

Academic qualifications:

  1. Master of Public Health (Johns Hopkins University - USA, 2016)
  2. Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ( University of Nairobi , 2010)
  3. Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery ; MBChB ( University of Nairobi , 2001)
  4. Certificate in Health systems Monitoring and Evaluation ( Institute for Health Improvement - USA , 2014)
  5. Certificate in Research Ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research ( University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013)
  6. Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Management (Kenya School of Government,2017)

Relevant experience:

  1. Vast local and international experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programmes
  2. Distinguished researcher in both qualitative and quantitative research Methods and designs
  3. Current technical lead and advisor in the Monitoring and Evaluation of Family Planning Performance for 6 African Countries ( PMA 2020) with the Gates Foundation
  4. Reproductive and Maternal Health Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Lead for the Gloag Foundation in Malawi and Sierra Leone
  5. Monitoring and Evaluation of the Cook Project, a nutritional intervention in New York City among School going Children - NIH
  6. Research : A longitudinal study to establish reproductive and family planning practices of pregnant HIV - infected Malawian women on anti retro viral therapy; NIH 2016; A multinational collaborative trial on antenatal corticosteroids for preterm births in low resource settings : IHI, WHO , UNC and BMG.
  7. Research - ongoing : Determinants of postpartum contraceptive adoption in six African countries funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation nested within the Gates institute of Population and Reproductive health
  8. Leadership : National Head of Family Planning - Kenya ( 2016-2018)
  9. Medical officer of Health - Nairobi ( 2004- 2006)
  10. Assistant Medical Officer of Health - Kitui County ( 2002- 2004)

Selected peer reviewed publications :

Refs:

Professor Amy Tsui
Senior Scholar , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mail: atsui1@jhu.edu


Professor Marie Diener-West
Chair of Department
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Mail: mdiener@jhu.edu


Dr.Ian Njeru
Senior Epidemiologist
Ministry of Health , Kenya
Mail: iannjeru75@yahoo.com


Francisca Mumbua
Dean, School of Public Health
South Eastern Kenya University
Mail: fmumbua@seku.ac.ke


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