Unpublished Research

  • Ochola Sophie,2009:Complementary Feeding Practices and Factors Associated with its Practice in Kibera Slum, Nairobi Kenya
  • Ochola Sophie, co-researcher,2003:Kenya National Food Consumption Survey,UNICEF
  • Ochola Sophie, co-researcher,2002-Enhancement of Female Participation and Performance in Mathematics, Sciences and Information Technology in Public Universities in Kenya FORD Foundation
  • Ochola Sophie, co-researcher,2000: Enhancement of Female Participation and Performance in Mathematics, Sciences in Primary School in Kenya,Rockefeller
  • Ochola Sophie, co-researcher,2001:Documentation of the Kenyan Female Scientists and Technologists,UNESCO

Conference Presentations

  • Sophie Ochola, Esther Anono,Maijaliisa Erkkola, Noora Kanerva, Hanna Walsh, Mikael Fogelholm, Vincent Onywera, Lucy-Joy Wachira, &George Owino Non-communicable disease related behavior in the context of socioeconomic position: Food consumption patterns among adults in Kayole and Lang’ata sub-counties Nairobi, Kenya.Kenyatta University Biennial Research and Innovation Conference, NAIROBI KENYA, 23rd – 25th October, 2019
  • Ochola Sophie, Ondiek Felix, Njoki Teresia, Anono Esther Food Insecurity a Hindrance to the attainment of optimal Complementary Feeding Practices: Implications for Interventions in the Arid and Semi-Arid Counties of Kenya International Food Safety Conference, Kenyatta University, NAIROBI, KENYA 20th to 24th May, 2019
  • Sophie Ochola, Hanna Walsh, Esther Anono, Errkola Maijaliisa, Noora K. Kanerva Practical Implications and Societal Impact of the Photographic Food Atlas.
    Nairobi, Kenya National Symposium on the Launch of the Food Atlas for Adolescents, Kenyatta University, 9th November 2018
  • Teresia Njoki, Sophie Ochola, Martin Mutua & Elizabeth Kimani-Murage. Association between Household Food Security and Infant Feeding Practices in Urban Informal Settlements in, Kenya Buenos Aires, Argentina
    IUNS 21ST International Congress of Nutrition, 2017
  • Teresia Njoki, Sophie Ochola,Martin Mutua & Elizabeth Kimani-Murage. Association between Household Food Security and Infant Feeding Practices in Urban Informal Settlements in, Kenya Buenos Aires, Argentina IUNS 21ST International Congress of Nutrition, 2017
  • Anono, Esther; Ochola,Sophie; Wawire, Salome;Ogada, Irene;Ndedda, Crispin; Kung’u,Jacqueline.Community Perceptions on the new role of Traditional Birth Attendants as Birth Companions and Nutrition Advocates in Kakamega County,Kenya: A qualitative study Buenos Aires, Argentina IUNS 21ST International Congress of Nutrition, 2017
  • Sophie Ochola, Elijah Mbiti, Esther Kariuki, Lucy Murage, Festus Kiplamai, Jacqueline Kung’uMonitoring coverage of micronutrient programs in Kenya: Lessons learned from using Large Country Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LC-LQAS) surveys. A Paper presented at the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement (Academia Chapter National Food and Nutrition Symposium at the Kenya School of Government, Nairobi.23rd to 24th November 2016
  • Sophie Ochola Do health providers in Kenya use Patient-Centred Care model for treatment of childhood diarrhoea?A paper presented at the 1st Global Conference on Patient Centred Care at Kenyatta University, Kenya.29th September to 2nd October 2015
  • Sophie Ochola, Demetre Labadarios and Ruth Nduati.The predictors of exclusive breastfeeding in an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya: a prospective study.Paper presented at the Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) conference, Arusha 25th to 29th May, 2015
  • Irene Awuor Ogada, Sophie Ochola, Zandile Mchiza, Rosebella Onyango and Florence Akeyo Opportunities and barriers in promoting exclusive breastfeeding among fathers: Experience of couple-counseling in Nyando District, Kenya.Paper presented at the Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) conference, Arusha,25th to 29th May, 2015
  • Juliana Nduko Kiio, Sophie Ochola and Elizabeth Kuria Dietary intake, iron and zinc status of moderately malnourished children aged 6-36 months in Thika Urban Slums, Kenya. Paper presented at the Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) conference, Arusha,25th to 29th May, 2015
  • Irene Awuor Ogada, Sophie Ochola, Zandile Mchiza, Rosebella Onyango and Florence Akeyo The influence of couple-counselling and maternal-counselling on early breastfeeding practices in Nyando sub-County, Kenya Paper presented at the Nutrition Congress, South Africa,16th – 19th September 2014
  • Sophie Ochola, Challenges of doing research in Africa: How do we overcome them? Paper presented at the Postgraduate Research Workshop in Stellenbosch University, Cape Town. 23rd to 27th July 2014

  • SophieOchola, Infant and Young Child Feeding in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities, Nutrition and Health Workshop by the Department of Paediatrics, Kenyatta University, 25th June 2014
  • Florence M. Kaibi FK, Steyn NP, Sophie Ochola, Du Plessis L, Are households with and without children with stunted growth significantly different in dietary diversity and household food security in rural Kenya?, Africa’s Nutrition Conference, North Coast Beach Hotel Mombasa, Kenya, 10-14th March, 2014
  • Judith K. Okoth, Sophie Ochola, Nicholas K. Gikonyo, and Anselimo O. Makokha, Efficacy of amaranth- sorghum grains complementary food in treating moderately undernourished children in an urban low-resource setting, Thika district, Kenya: a randomized trial, Africa’s Nutrition Conference, North Coast Beach Hotel Mombasa, Kenya, 10-14th March, 2014
  • Leah Mututho Njeri, Sophie Ochola, Elizabeth Kuria, Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding among infants less than six months in a rural informal settlement, Molo district, Kenya, Africa’s Nutrition Conference, North Coast Beach Hotel Mombasa, Kenya, 10-14th March, 2014
  • Grace Kihagi, Sophie Ochola, Dorcus Mbithe, Childcare practices, nutrition status and morbidity prevalence of underfives among internally displaced persons in Kieni forest, Gatundu district, Kenya , Africa’s Nutrition Conference, North Coast Beach Hotel Mombasa, Kenya 10-14th March, 2014
  • Mary N. Makau, Sophie Ochola, Dorcus Mbithe, Feeding practices and nutritional status of children age d0-59 months accompanying incarcerated mothers in selected women’s prisons in Kenya, Africa’s Nutrition Conference, North Coast Beach Hotel Mombasa, Kenya, 10-14th March, 2014
  • Jacob Kipruto Korir, Sophie Ochola & Winfreda Nyamota, Determinants of complementary feeding practices and nutritional status of children 6-23 months old in Korogocho slum, Nairobi county, Kenya, Africa’s Nutrition Conference, North Coast Beach Hotel Mombasa, Kenya, 10-14th March, 2014
  • Ochola Sophie, Potential and barriers to exclusive breastfeeding among women in an urban low-resource setting in Nairobi, kenya: a qualitative study, IUNS Nutrition Congress in Granada Spain, 15th to 20th September 2013
  • Ochola Sophie, Influence of agricultural biodiversity on household food security and stunted growth in children aged 24-59 months in rural Kenya, IUNS Nutrition Congress in Granada Spain, 15th to 20th September 2013
  • Ochola Sophie, Evaluation of two counseling strategies promoting exclusive breastfeeding among HIVnegative mothers in a lowresource urban setting in Nairobi, Kenya, 4th African Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC) at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, 4th-8th October 2010
  • Ochola Sophie, The predictors of exclusive breastfeeding in a lowresource setting in Nairobi, Kenya, 4th African Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC) at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, 4th-8th October 2010.

 

News and Events

35th and 36th Graduation Ceremonies

The School has also realized an increase in the number of graduands of Master of Science candidates. During the 35th and 36th graduation ceremonies, a total of 13 candidates graduated.

35th Graduation Ceremony

The School of Applied Human Sciences graduated three (3) PhD candidates during the 35th Graduation Ceremony held on 20th December, 2013, and another four (4) during the 36th Graduation Ceremony.

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