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Dr. Kahiga Titus Muhu

 

Title/Qualifications: Dr. M. Pharm
Department/Unit/Section:
Pharmacy and Complementary/Alternative Medicine
Contact Address:
P.O. BOX 47340, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Clinical Pharmacy
Professional leadership -
Immediate past Vice- Chairman Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya
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Research focus

  • Evidence based pharmacy practice.
  • Management of peptic ulcer disease using alternative medicine

Conference Presentations

  • HIV Symposium, “The Role of Training and Research in Health Service Delivery: Lessons Learnt from the HIV epidemic” June 14 -15 2012, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi
  • Dr kahiga with the Chairman Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya and Minister for industrialisation Hon  Amos Kingi  during the annual scientific conference  Theme-improving Health by advancing the practise of pharmacy at white sand hotel,Mombasa city , 31st to 2nd June 2012
  • Dr kahiga attending an african wide meeting on AFRICAN PATIENT CENTERED TASK FORCE LEADERSHIP AND EDUCATION WORSHOP,MAY 28TH-30TH 2012 at sun and sand beach resort
  • African regional consultative workshop on health care improvement, catalyzing and institutionalizing quality improvement, 17th-21st October 2012 Kampala Uganda
  • Workshop, on new teaching methodologies, University of Nairobi, January 2012

Recent publications

  • Dr. Titus Kahiga: Emergency Obstetrics Neonatal Care (2016)

  • Dr. Titus Kahiga: Long Acting and Reversible Contraceptive Methods (2013 - 2016)

  • Dr. Titus Kahiga: The Knowledge of Patient Centered Care among University Staff in Kenya(2015)
  • Tom Were, Jesca O Wesongah, Elly Munde, Collins Ouma, Titus M Kahiga, Francisca Ongecha-Owuor, James N Kiarie, Aabid A Ahmed, Ernest P Makokha, Valentine Budambula. Clinical chemistry profiles in injection heroin users from Coastal Region, Kenya.J BMC Clinical Pathology 2014; 1472-68-90/14/32
  • Mwonjoria J. K.*, Ngeranwa J.J., Githinji C.G., Kahiga T., Kariuki H.N., Waweru F.N ,Suppression of nociception by Solanum incanum (Lin.) Diclomethane root extract is associated anti-inflammatory activity, J The Journal of Phytopharmacology 2014; 3(3):156-162

Research Support

1. Prime –K Grant, 1R24TW008889, NIH /PEPFAR PI, JAMES N KIARIE
This grant has been geared toward support in capacity development in medical education and basic research, we are subcontracted by the main recipient and our activities have been in development of curriculum at undergraduate and post graduate levels. We have also supported research through funding and mentoring seed project and support of writing through publication of manuscripts and production of a peer reviewed journal. Role; Lead person and CO-PI

2. iRIM Grant NIH. This is a supplementary grant to the MEPI Grant. Its main focus has been support in research management and administration. We have trained faculty in responsible conduct of research, set up an office with basic infrastructure and employed a senior research administrator
Role; CO-PI

3. PACE Programme(PARTNERSHIP for Advanced Clinical EDUCATION) This is a training and education programme geared towards providing pre-service and in-service HIV training in Kenyan Medical training institutions. It is collaboration between the Institute of Human Virology and University of Nairobi. PACE is funded by the Centre for Disease control. Role: Focal Person.

4. FUNZOKenya Project, Intrahealth International project CS-FK-017-2013 and CS-FK-018-2013
This project has been geared toward strengthening National training mechanism. We are the lead technical resource partner. Our work is to build capacity of health workers in HIV related areas. We have also helped to develop capacity of faculty in training institution to undertake E-learning and to shift some of the training from face to face to a blended approach. Role: Lead person and project officer

5. UHIV Fellowship Programme. This is in collaboration with the University of Nairobi (UoN), aim to support the Kenyan national HIV response by addressing challenges of local organizations through health care workers training and organizational development. . Role: PI

 

 

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