Elizabeth Kurwa Ambani

School of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Sciences
GPO 00100-43844, Nairobi Kenya
Phone: +254-20-810901/19
Fax: +254-20-811575
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TITLE:Senior  Lecturer
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Nursing and Public Health.
RESEARCH INTEREST: Reproductive Health and Nursing.

Registered for PhD:  2009.
Kenyatta University 1998 – 2001: – Masters in Public Health & Epidemiology.
University of Nairobi 1984 – 1986: -DAN, KRCHN – Advanced Nursing and Community Health.
RM- Matter Hospital Nairobi
RN- Agkhan University Nairobi.


  • Nursing Council of Kenya, USAID, MSH “Leadership and Management in Nursing.” 19th – 21st August 2013 at Safari Park Hotel.  Presented a paper “Graduate Education in Nursing.”


  • Chapter 11 “Comprehensive Care following sexual violence” Book Title – Horizons of Rape in Kenya by Dr. Okello Agina, Dr. James Ayugi, Mrs. Elizabeth Ambani. ISSN – 978-3-659-26194-7.


  • Pwani University on BSc Nursing.
  • Development of Log book and clinical area objectives for BSc Nursing 2010.
  • Development of Institutional Based curriculum for Diploma holders for Kenyatta University 2008.
  • Development of Kenyatta University BSc Nursing Curriculum Kenyatta University 2005.
  • Masters Programme curriculum in collaboration with AKH, Makerere 2010.
  • Mentoring of Secondary School Students male and females and parents of the same.


  • Did a training in: Research Administration and Grant Writing University of Nairobi :The Partnership for Health Research Training in Kenya from 22-25 October 2019
  • Training in EPI Mid-Level Management Course (MLM) by Ministry of Health held from 24th February to 6th March 2014 at Travellers Beach Hotel, Mombasa.
  • Mentors Capacity Building Seminar at Business and Student Services Centre on 10th September 2013.
  • 8th International Camp on Mother and Child Health (MCH) Hand book.  Use of hand book to achieve MDGS 485 22 – 25th October 2012, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Training of Trainers (TOT) in PALLATIVE CARE 23rd- 28th April 2012
  • Workshop for University Management, Kenyatta University Performance Contracting Office of the Prime Minister, 21-22 March 2012
  • Workshop for university lecturers, University of Maryland/University of Nairobi, 29/8 – 1/9/2011
  • WHO/APOC CDI meeting in Nairobi Kenya 3-5th November, 2010.
  • Nursing Council BScN (Nursing Syllabus Review Workshop at AMREF Training Centre 26th – 27th July 2010.
  • Integration of Palliative Care into Health Programs Workshop from 12th – 16th July 2010.
  • Training of Trainers in Gender and Gender Based Violence – Mombasa 4th – 7th July 2010.
  • Training of Trainers in Gender and Gender Based Violence – Arusha 4th – 8th January 2010.
  • Participated in a workshop on Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response from 14th – 15th September 2009 at Utalii Hotel Nairobi (Kenya).
  • Completed the course in the Management of University Departments/Schools/Directorates held between 19th – 21st August, 2009 at Center for Capacity Development in Higher Education at Kenyatta University.


  • Ambani E. and 7 other committee members, 2011, Community Directed Intervention (CDI), African Programmes for Onchocergasis Control (APOC).  Submitted proposal waiting for feedback
  • Ambani E, Chairperson, Nursing Dept., June 08-July 08, INEPEA (Post graduate project), European Union

University Committees: 

  • Chairman of post graduate committee school of nursing from 10th, 2017
  • Appointed as Risk Management champion at the university from May 2018
  • Member of Long Term Plan for Dadaab Campus on 5th June, 2013.
  • Member of Reconstitution of the University Ethics Review Committee (ERC) on 8th October 2013.



  • Member of Nursing Council of Kenya Board of Examiners.
  • Member of National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNAK).
  • Member of Board of Governors Mwakitawa Secondary School (community service).
  • Patron of Students Nurses Association of Kenyatta University (SNAKU) 

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