Name:Dr. Ruth Chepkosgei Kirinyet
Title/Qualification: Phd (Environmental Health)
Department: Environmental and Occupational Health
Designation/Position: Lecturer
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Contact Address: 43844-00100 Nairobi
Area of Specialization: Epidemiology and disease control, Environmental Health, Food safety
Research Interests: communicable and non-communicable diseases, community research
Google Scholar: Ruth Chepkosgei Krinyet
ORCID: 0000-0001-8779-7662

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Publications

Referred Journals

  • Kirinyet, R.C ., Njogu, W. P., Purity , N., Patroba , O., Joel , K., & Peter , K. (2023). Determination of Knowledge Based on Aflatoxin Poisoning among Broiler Farmers in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Microbiology Research Journal International, 33(2), 8–24. https://doi.org/10.9734/mrji/2023/v33i21364
  • Kirinyet, R. C., Njogu, W. P., Purity, N., Patroba, O., & Joel, K. (2023). Analysis of Aflatoxin Levels in Broiler Chicken Feed from Selected Farms in Nairobi City County, Kenya. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety, 15(2), 44–52. https://doi.org/10.9734/ejnfs/2023/v15i21295
  • Kirinyet R.C., Warutere P.N., Nguhiu P., Ojola P., Joel K., Koskei Peter., Ndiritu A.K. Aflatoxin Bioaccumulation in Broiler Chicken Meat and Organs from Selected Farms in Nairobi City County, Kenya.IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science (IOSR-JAVS), 16(3), 2023, pp. 17-29. https://doi: 10.9790/2380-1603011729
  • Kirinyet R.C., Warutere P.N., Nguhiu P., Ojola P., Joel K., Ndiritu A.K., Saitabau A.N. “Carry Over Effect of Aflatoxin from Broiler Feed to Broiler Meat and Organs in Chicken raised in Nairobi City County, Kenya."IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT), 17(3), (2023): pp 07-15. http://doi: 10.9790/2402-1703020715
  • Ng’etich AKS, Voyi K, Kirinyet RC, Mutero CM (2021) A systematic review on improving implementation of the revitalised integrated disease surveillance and response system in the African region: A health workers’ perspective. PLoS ONE 16(3): e0248998. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0248998
  • Juma, A., Ng’etich, A.K., Naanyu, V., Mwangi, A., & Kirinyet, R.C. (2017). Factors associated with Schistosomiasis control measures in Mwaluphamba Location, Kwale County, Kenya.
  • Kirinyet, R. C., Ng'etich, A. S., & Juma, A. (2016). Assessment of Malaria Reporting and Epidemic Preparedness Systems in Health Facilities in Eldoret West District, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. Journal of public health in Africa, 7(1), 549. https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2016.549

Book chapters

  • Kirinyet , Ruth Chepkosgei, N. Warutere, Peterson and N. Njuhiu, Purity 2023 Aflatoxin the silent killer LAP Lambert Academic Publishers ISBN 978-620-6-18041-8

Research

  • 2011: Carried out a research on: The Assessment of malaria surveillance in health facilities in Eldoret West District, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya.

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended Workshops Attended

  • Christian and Scientific Association of Kenya workshop on Science and Religion 14th to 16th August 2019

Seminars Attended 

  • Quality Management System seminar on Risk management at Kenyatta University,2019

Community Service and Other Engagements

  • Participated in Malaria Mass Net distribution by Population Services International as an official
  • Participated in community strategy activities in Uasin Gishu County
  • Clean up and sanitation activities to mark work Environment day

Affiliation of Professional Bodies

  • Licensed Public Health Officer under the Public Health Officers and Technicians Council of Kenya (PHOTC)
  • Member of Environmental and Public Health Association of Kenya (EPHAK)

Administrative Positions Held

Recognized university administrative positions

  • Departmental ISO coordinator
  • Departmental e-learning coordinator
  • Departmental undergraduate research coordinator