Mr. ELIPHAS GITONGA MAKUNYI

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Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Health
Contact Address: 
P.O Box 749-60400,Chuka.

Position: Tutorial Fellow

Area of Specialization: Maternal health, Medical Physiology and Monitoring& Evaluation
Research Interests: Public health,Medical physiology,Reproductive health,Monitoring and evaluation

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Mr. Eliphas Gitonga Makunyi is a member of staff in Kenyatta University, department of Population and reproductive health which is in school of public health. He has studied in the three biggest universities in Kenya; Moi University, Kenyatta University and University of Nairobi. He has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Moi University. His post graduate studies were obtained from Kenyatta University (Master of public health) and University of Nairobi (medical physiology). He is completing Doctor of Philosophy in Public health which is based in Kenyatta University. His focus is on the role of mobile health in maternal health with a specific emphasis on ante natal care. He is a researcher and consultant in mobile health, health technologies for health, maternal health, Nursing and monitoring/evaluation in public health. His research in medical physiology is on haemostasis and thrombosis. Eliphas does consultancy trainings on data analysis using STATA software.  He lectures in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with main areas being maternal health, adolescent and medical physiology. Eliphas is a member of National nurses’ association- Kenya and Thrombosis/Haemostasis society- Kenya chapter. He is registered with Nursing Council of Kenya.

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS

  • 2018: MPH curriculum validation workshop of Edna Adan University, Hargesia Somaliland, 9-11th March 2018
  • 2017: 1st international conference on reproductive health, Kenyatta University Kenya; May 2017
  • 2016: 1st Haemostasis and thrombosis conference, Nairobi, Kenya

PRESENTATION OF PAPERS IN ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

  • 2017: Three delays model in causation of obstetric fistula at 1st international conference on reproductive health, Kenyatta University Kenya; May 2017
  • 2017: Potential of mobile health in prevention of obstetric fistula at 1st international conference on reproductive health, Kenyatta University Kenya; May 2017
  • 2017: Birth preparedness in prevention of obstetric fistula at 1st international conference on reproductive health, Kenyatta University Kenya; May 2017
  • 2016: Haemostatic effects of selected Kenyan plants in 1st Haemostasis and thrombosis conference, Nairobi, Kenya

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

  1. Gitonga E. “Skilled Birth Attendance among Women in Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya” advances in public health. Volume 2017, Article ID 9740196, 5 pages doi.org/10.1155/2017/9740196
  2. Gitonga E. and M. Felarmine, “Determinants of health facility delivery among women in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya,” The Pan African Medical Journal, vol. 2, supplement 2, p. 9, 2016. [10]
  3. Gitonga E., M. Keraka, and P. Mwaniki, “Birth preparedness among women in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya,” African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 153–157, 2015
  4. Gitonga E. “Determinants of Focused Antenatal Care Uptake among Women in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya”, advances in public health. Volume 2017, Article ID 3685401, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3685401

 

 

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