Conference Presentations

  • 21-23, Oct, 2019 Dorcus Mbithe, Francis Mundia John Gachoya Contamination of Meat with Heavy Metal in Butchery in Selected Outlets in Nairobi County, Kenya Kenyatta University, Biennial Conference, Nairobi Kenyatta University/Self
  • 20-24, May, 2019 Christine Njuguna, Dorcus Mbithe & Patrick Kamande Understanding The Challenges Faced By Food Vendors in Three Markets in Selected Informal
    Settlements in Nairobi County. A Crisis or opportunity? International food Safety conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenyatta University/Self
  • 20-24, May, 2019 Dorcus Mbithe, Christine Njuguna & Patrick Kamande Food Safety Related Knowledge, Attitude and Practices among Food Marketers and Traders in Nairobi City’s Informal Settlements, Kenya International food Safety conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenyatta University/Self
  • 20-24, May, 2019 Dorcus Mbithe Knowledge gaps in promoting behaviour change communication (BCC) in food safety among farming households in Kenya International food Safety conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenyatta University/Self
  • 23-24th November, 2016, Dorcus Mbithe D. Kigaru: Comparison of Nutritional Status by Different Nutrition Assessment Methods and Implications on Nutrition Counseling Decisions SUN/ARN Conference, Kenya School of Government, Kabete, Nairobi, Kenya,Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Academic Research Network/Kenyatta University
  • 25-29th May 2015,Dorcus Mbithe D. Kigaru:Nutrition Knowledge, Attitude and Practices among Urban Primary School Children in Nairobi City,Kenya FANUS Conference,Arusha, Tanzania,IAEA/ Kenyatta University
  • 25-29th May 2015,Dorcus Mbithe D. Kigaru/Prof. Judith Kimiywe:Exprecienceing of piloting the FAO ENACT Nutrition Education progamme in Kenya FANUS Conference.Arusha, Tanzania,FAO/IAEA/ Kenyatta University
  • 6th March 2015,Dorcus Mbithe:The Potential of Nutrition Education in Schools in Addressing Malnutrition: Experiences and Opportunities: Nutrition in the school curriculum,Hilton Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
  • World Food Programme (WFP) and Ministry of Health, Kenya
  • 3rd December,2014,Dorcus Mbithe D. Kigaru:Applying Nuclear Techniques To Design And Evaluate Interventions To Reduce Obesity And Related Health Risks: Project RAF6042,Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya,The world Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, Kenya
  • 20 – 25TH July 2014,Dorcus Mbithe – member of Panel of experts A4NH Symposium on Food and Nutrition Security in Africa: Nutrition Networks in Africa; Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainability (ANEC VI) GIMPA centre, Accra, Ghana,International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • 7-11th April 2014,Dorcus Mbithe, the Kenya Experience,Organization ‚Education for Effective Nutrition in Action (ENACT) Post-Piloting Workshop‛ILRI Addis Ababa, Ethipia,Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • 10th-14th March 2014,Dorcus Mbithe:School Health and Nutrition: The Case Of The ‘Healthy Learning Programme In Kenya North Coast Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya VVOB/Self
  • 23-34 July 2012,Mbithe Dorcus David, Judith Kimiywe and Judith Waudo:Nutritional Knowledge, Attitude and Practices and Nutritional Status of School-Going Children in Machakos District, Kenya Singapore
  • Kenyatta University & Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 23-34 July 2012,Nelia P Steyn, Whadi-ah Parker, Johanna H Nel, Ayah Rosemary, Dorcus Mbithe,The nutrition transition and adequacy of the diet of pregnant women in Kenya Singapore,Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, south Africa
  • 12-15th Sept. 2011,Dorcus Mbithe David:Gender Roles and the Effects of Nutrition Education Interventions on Pupils' Nutrition Knowledge and Practice in Primary Schools, Machakos, Kenya Abuja, Nigeria FANUS Conference Kenyatta University, INF, FANUS 2011
  • 9th Dec. 2011,Dorcus Mbithe David The trials, tribulations and triumphs of TDR in the context of nutrition research in Sub-Saharan Africa Bergen, Norway Hemil-senteret, Fall Research Seminar University of Bergen, Norway
  • 1st April, 2009,Dorcus Mbithe David:The role of nutrition in the management of illnesses Mbagathi District Hospital, Nairobi Kenya Ministry of Medical Services/ Mbagathi Distr. Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 25-26th March 2009,Dorcus Mbithe David:A Review of The Solutions To Zinc Deficiencies In Developing Countries: Contextualising Action International Zinc Conference Windsor Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility (TSBF)/ (CIAT)
  • 25-26th March 2009,Dorcus Mbithe:Food Accessibility Parameters As Predictors Of Food Consumption Patterns In Suba District International Zinc Conference Windsor Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya TSBF/CIAT/ Self
  • 13-16th October, 2008,Dorcus Mbithe David:The Effect of Nutrition Education Interventions on Pupils' Nutrition Knowledge and Practice In Primary Schools, Machakos District, Kenya the Third African Epidemiological Conference – ANEC III, Cairo, Egypt Kenyatta University/Self
  • 20-23 June, 2007,Dorcus Mbithe David, Judith Kimiywe, Judith Waudo, John A. Orodho:Nutritional Knowledge, Practices and Nutritional and Health Status of Primary School Children in Machakos District, Kenya ISBNPA Conference In Oslo, Norway International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity – ISBNPA
  • September, 2007,Dorcus Mbithe David:Addressing Anaemia: Food Based Approaches CENER Centre for Nutrition Education & Research, Nairobi CENER, Kenya/Self
  • Sept. 2011 V.Nyapera, Dorcus Mbithe, Sophie Ochola:Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes And Practices of Children from Nkoile And Isinya Primary Schools, Kajiado, Kenya,The National Museums of Kenya 2011 National Food Fair,The National Museum of Kenya
  • March 2008 D.Mbithe J. Kimiywe, J. Waudo, F.Kiplamai P. Maundum:Correlations of Consumption Patterns of Underutilized Plant Species with other Variables among Major Ethnic Groups in Urban and Peri-Urban Nairobi Arusha (Tanzania) conference on Underutilised Plant Species Kenyatta University/ Bioversity International
  • 28th Oct. 2009,Dorcus Mbithe David:Nutrition Education - Opportunities and Gaps in Schools,The National Museums of Kenya,The National Museums of Kenya/VVOB
  • 20-24th July 2010,Dorcus Mbithe & Prof. Judith Kimiywe:Support Schools Against Hunger: Family And Community Involvement In Nutrition Education,First Pan-African Family Strengths International Conference Mombasa, Kenya Kenyatta University
  • 4th August 2012,Dorcus Mbithe:Diabetes: The problem in Kenya and the World,The Nairobi Club, Nairobi, Kenya,Centre for Nutrition Education & Research (CENER)

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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