Dr. Priscilla Kabue

Title –Senior Lecturer
School of  Nursing Sciences
Areas of specialization – Nursing and Public Health
GPO 00100-43844, Nairobi Kenya
Phone: +254-20-810901/19
Fax: +254-20-811575
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Areas of specialization – Nursing and Public Health

Research Interest – Reproductive health, Disease control and Health Promotion.

Professional Qualification

   Academic Qualifications

  • 2014: PhD Epidemiology and Disease control Kenyatta University
  • 2001: MSC Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Training of Trainers on Reversible Long Acting Family planning Methods (LARCs) Contraceptives including Implanon NXT May 2015 – Funzo Kenya

Conferences/Seminars /Workshops

  • Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) -Nursing Council May 2014
  • Teaching Methodology - Kenyatta University November 2013
  • Training in Innovation Teaching Methodologies (September 2011 University Of Nairobi)
  • Integrating Palliative Care In The Curriculum Of Health Professionals In Institutions Of Higher Learning In Kenya Trainer Of Trainers (Tot) Training In Palliative Care, - KEHPCA July 2010
  • Integrating Gender and Gender Violence in the Pre-service health professional -Kenyatta University July 2010
  • Mentors capacity building Seminar     - Kenyatta university march 2009.
  • Contemporary issues in Family Planning –ECSA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania April 2008.
  • General meeting for African Midwives Research Network (AMRN) – October 2007

(Among others)

 Presentation of Scientific academic papers In Seminars/Conferences

  1. Determinants of utilization of hospital delivery among postnatal mothers in Thika and Kangundo hospitals –conference Kenyatta university 2014
  2. Maternal Awareness of Reproductive Health and its impact on adolescent pregnancy - Nairobi Scientific Conferences in Kenyatta University -2000 and 2001

Facilitating Workshops

  • Facilitating Course on Reversible Long Acting Family planning Methods (LARCs) Contraceptives including Implanon NXT August 2015 – Isiolo Funzo Kenya
  • Facilitating course on Reversible Long Acting Family planning Methods (LARCs) Contraceptives including Implanon NXT July 2015 – Thika Funzo Kenya

Employment History

  • Nov 2015 to Date -Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing Sciences
  • February 2004 to 2015 -   Lecturer, Department of Nursing Sciences Kenyatta University                                   
  • 1997 to January 2004   - Senior Lecturer, Kenya Medical Training College
  • July 1987 to 1997       -   Nursing Officer, Ministry Of Health

Administrative Responsibility (At Ku)

  • October 2016 to date Ag. Dean School of Nursing Sciences
  • June 2015 to September 2016 Chairman department of Nursing Sciences
  • Examination Coordinator for 3 years 2009 to 2012
  • Post Graduate Departmental Coordinator from 2005 to June 2015
  • Staff Mentor from 2007 to date
  • Field Trip Co coordinator in the Department from 2012 to June 2015
    • Departmental Timetabling -2007 to 2012
    • Acting Chairman of Nursing sciences intermittently for 9 months
      • Member of Health Unit Committee -2007


  • Masters in Public Health and Epidemiology –       Scholarship World Health Organization 2001
  • Contemporary Issues in Family Planning – ECSA Dares Salaam sponsorship USAID 2008
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Kenyatta university 2009-2014

Post Graduate Supervision  

  • External supervisor for Tohoku university graduate school of medicine 

Masters Supervision on Going in Kenyatta University


Name and Topic



2014: Lucy Namsonge Q139/CTY/PT/24338/13 : Challenges hindering utilization of skilled attendance at birth among pregnant women in Kakamega

Submitted for marking


2014 : Mathew Mwaniki P57/CTY/PT/237o7/2011 : Correlation between dietary Fibre intake and Childhood Constipation in Korogocho slums

Submitted for Marking


2014: Felister Michuki Q57/CTY/PT/22744/12 l Parental management of children with cerebral palsy. A study of mothers in Kenyatta national hospital

Submitted for marking


2014 : Dorothy Adthiambo Aroka Q139/CE/22560/12 : Factors Influencing Early initiation of Sexual Activity Among Adolescence in Homa Bay County

Collecting data


2014: Margaret Njeru:Q139/27683/2014Utilization of immunization Services in compliance with KEPI guidelines among children under 5 years in Kirinyaga county

Defended proposal


2014 : Dorcas Mutysia Q39/22745/2012 : Cues to seeking post Abortion Care among women seeking services at Thika Level 5 hospital

Proposal writing


2015 : James Kyama Q57/PT/23664/2011 : Assessment of Magnitude of unwanted Pregnancy and Induced Abortion among female Youth in Mavoko   Constituency

Defended proposal


2015: Titus Abuga Q139/CTY/PT/28808/14: Barriers of Effective Utilization of Partograph among Nurses. A case Study Of Kangundo hospital in Machakos County.

Defended proposal


2015: Jane Njoroge Q 57/CTY/PT/20619/12 Prevention And Management Of Pressure Ulcers In Selected Health Facilities In Muranga County, Kenya.

Proposal writing


2015: Annie Ndegwa: Q22/CTY/PT/28103/2014: Evaluation Of Personal Protective Equipment among workers in Kiambu County.

Proposal writing


2016: Elizabeth Musyimi, Q57/CTY/PT/31435/15 Utilization of youth friendly Reproductive Health Services among college youth in Machakos County.

Proposal writing


2016: Jemimah Kibera (JAPAN) Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Pain Management in cancer patients among Nurses working in selected hospitals in Kenya.

Proposal writing


Internal examiner of post graduate students 

Networking And Collaboration With External Organizations.

  • Peer Review of abstracts on Patient Centred Care Seminar which took place in Kenyatta University from 29th September to 2nd October 2015.
  • Student mentor from 2007 to date

Community Service


  • Priscilla Kabue (2017)., Home deliveries in Rural and Urban Districts in Kenya. International Journal of Recent Research in Interdisciplinary Sciences (IJRRIS) ISSN2350-1049

Academic Leadership

  1.    Development of Teaching/Academic Programmes In Department/School /University
  • Development of Masters of Nursing curriculum Kenyatta university 2014
  • Review of Bachelors of Nursing and Public Health Curriculum –Kenyatta University 2011
  • Development of Clinical Placement Log Book for Bachelor of Nursing and Public Health –Kenyatta University. 2010
  • Development of Bachelors of Nursing Institutional Based Curriculum for Kenyatta University – 2008
  • Assisted in Establishment of Skills Lab as recommended by the Regulatory Body 2006

Started Department of Nursing together with two other lecturers in Kenyatta University

  • Development of Bachelors of Nursing Curriculum for Kenyatta University -2005

Developing External Programmes

  • Development of Family planning Module for Health workers –Family Health International Kenya -2006
  • Development of Family planning Module for Community Based Distributor –Family Family Health International Kenya –2006
  • Development of Curriculum For Nurses in Management of HIV/AIDS - MOH 2004

 Leading research Programmes

Principal investigator for Research project funded by Kenyatta University for the PhD 2012

 Principal investigator for Research project funded by World Health Organization for the MSc 2000

Contribution to University advancement

  • Member of the Vice Chancellors Committee on Establishment of Kenyatta Women Hospital
  • Member of the Sub-Committees on Human Resource Management and Training and the Bio- Medical Plants and Installation
    • Member of University Community Directed Intervention (CDI) Implementation Committee – 2011
    • Convener of Kenyatta University   Technical Team on Nursing and Paramedical services 2016
    • Registered by Nursing Council of Kenya as a Nurse, Midwife and Public health Practioner
    • I am an active member of National Nurses Association of Kenya.
    •      Member to Professional Bodies


Professor Angina Okello

Dean School of Medicine

Kenyatta University

Professor Ephantus Kabiru

Dean School of Public Health

Kenyatta University        

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