Name: Isabell Wairimu Kingori

Title/Qualification: Dr.

Employer: Kenyatta University School Of Public Health ,Kenya

Designation/Position: Lecturer

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Area Of Specialization: Biology, Parasitology

Research Interests: Global Health, Gender And Womens Developement, Public Health, One Health, Epidemiology

 

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Publications

  • Wanjiku Njuguna1*, Harun Kimani2 , Isabell King’ori. Knowledge level of health workers on hand hygiene, aseptic techniques, isolation and quarantine services in selected health facilities in Kiambu County, Kenya Judy
  • International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health Int J Community Med Public Health. 2022 Nov;9(11):4009-4014
  • Kingori I W, Thuku W M, Mwandawiro C, Yole D, Muohi A W, Nganga L, Weru I. 2017. Prevalence of single and dual S. mansoni and S. haematobium infections in primary school going children, an indicator of infection status in the community after two years of deworming in Taveta sub county, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies, Vol 4 Issue 11 November 2017 ISSN 2394-4404
  • Kingori I W, Thuku W M, Mwandawiro C, Yole D, Muohi A W, Nganga L, Weru I. 2017. Effect of praziquantel treatment on antischistosome IgE levels in primary school children, with single and dual Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium infection in Taveta sub county, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology Vol 4 No.11; November 2017 ISSN 2313-3759
  • Mutiso S M, Khisa W, Risa K, Kingori I W. 2009. Characteristics and immediate surgical outcomes of obstetric fistula patients repaired during Obstetric fistula surgery training workshop in Kenya. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa, 20.Vol.21 No1:1-38 ISSN 1012-88

Selected Publications in progress

  • Spatial and Temporal Variations of snail densities in 2 Schistosomiasis endemic sites in Kenya.
  • Cure rate and egg reduction rate of dual S. mansoni and S. haematobium infections in primary School Children in Kenya.
  • Risk ratio and risk factors associated with S. mansoni and S. haematobium infections in primary school children in Taveta Sub County, Kenya

Selected Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • 10th -11th November 2020 Participated in a Wellness Training on; Non-communicable diseases, Cancer, Diabetes, and Hypertension HIV/AIDS and Alcohol and Drug abuse at workplace Stress and Stress Management Mental Health during Covid -19. Kenyatta University
  • 27th -28th June 2019 Citizen Service Delivery Charter, Customer Care, Public Relations and University Policies. Kenyatta University
  • 15th- 16th April 2008 Applied Bio systems 7500 Real Time PCR Course, AMREF Kenya
  • 24thApril-5th May 2006 Mosquito Ecology and Vector control course, Muheza, Tanzania.

Workshops Attended

  1. 22nd-27th September 2008 International Foundation for Science/University of Nairobi Conceptualization and presentation of winning scientific research Proposal Workshop, Nairobi Kenya.
  2. 29thSeptember- 10th October 2009, Facilitated a Workshop on Good Diagnostic Practices on essential clinical services/ essential laboratory services In Embu, AMREF Kenya.
  3. 19th August 2014, Participated in A curriculum Review Consultative Workshop for B.Sc Population Health. Kenyatta University School of Public Health
  4. Improving Public Health Management for Action Msc. Curriculum Review workshop 6th-8th August 2019. Gelian Hotel Machakos.
  5. Improving Public Health Management for Action Msc. Curriculum Review workshop 21st - 23rd August 2019. Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge.

Research Laboratory work Experience

  • 2006 Gained practical experience working at the National Medical Research Institute (NMRI) Research Laboratory in Muheza Tanzania.
  • 2007-2009 Research Project work at The Eastern and Southern Africa Centre for International Parasite Control (ESACIPAC)- Schistosomiasis Lab Located at Kenya Medical Research Institute. (Mwea Schistosomiasis Project).
  • 2007 Routine Lab work at the African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF).
  • 2013-2017 Research Project work at The Eastern and Southern Africa Centre for International Parasite Control (ESACIPAC)- Schistosomiasis Lab Located at Kenya Medical Research Institute. (Taveta Schistosomiasis Project).
  • 2018-to date Coordinator: Environmental Health Teaching Lab at Kenyatta University, School of Public Health.

Achievements

  • Certificate of Honor, member of Planning Committee, 6th Annual Africa Interdisciplinary Health Conference 9-11th August 2023
  • FulBright Scholar Hollins University/Virginia Polytechnic and State University 2021/2022
  • Phd Research fund- Kenya Medical Research Institute 2013-2016
  • Deans commendation for semester GPA of 3.75- Kenya Methodist University  March 2005