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PUBLICATIONS AND ABSTRACTS

  • Y. Tong, E. Orang’o, M. Nakalembe, P. Tonui, P. Itsura, K. Muthoka, M. Titus, S. Kiptoo, A. Mwangi, J. Ong’echa, R. Tonui, B. Odongo, C. Mpamani, B. Rosen, A. Moormann, S. Cu-Uvin, J. A. Bailey, C. I. Oduor, A. Ermel, C. Yiannoutsos, B. Musick, E. Sang, A. Ngeresa, G. Banturaki, A. Kiragga, J. Zhang, Y. Song, S. Chintala, R. Katzenellenbogen, P. Loehrer & D. R. Brown,  The East Africa Consortium for human papillomavirus and cervical cancer in women living with HIV/AIDS, Annals of Medicine, 54:1, 1202-1211, DOI: 10.1080/07853890.2022.2067897 To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2022.2067897
  • Anisa W. Mburu, Peter M. Itsura , Elkanah O. Orang’o, Philliph K. Tonui , Elly B. Odongo  , Afrin F. Shaffi a , Hellen N. Muliro , Thomas N. Achia  , Allan L. Covens  , Barry P. Rosen, Epidemiological profile and clinico-pathological features of pediatric gynecological cancers at Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, Kenya. Gynecologic Oncology Reports, 2022 mar 10;40:100956. Doi 10.1016/j.gore.2022.100956
  •   Paul K. Koigi, Anne-Beatrice Kihara, Stephen W. Karangau, Benjamin E. Odongo, Moses M. Obimbo, Stephen Kaliti, Zahida P. Qureshi, Mothers matter: reducing preventable maternal deaths in Kenya via optimal postpartum hemorrhage prevention and treatment. JOGECA | Vol. 33 | No. 4 | September 2021 | 114-115, Sept 2021
  •  Chege H , Itsura P.M , Tonui P.K , Omenge E.O , Oyiengo V.N , Odongo B.E , Muliro N.H , Faiza A.N , Mburu A.W, Achia T, Rosen B A Retrospective Patient Chart Review of Vulva Cancer Management at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret - Kenya ,  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa JOGECA 2020; 32(4): 132-137
  •  Mburu A, Ganda G, Odongo BE, Tonui P:The Pregnancy That Wasn’t: Case Presentation and Update of Management of High-Risk Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2020);32(1): 49
  •  Nassir F, Odongo BE, Itsura PM, Tonui P, Omenge O:Primary Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma of Ovary: Changing Treatment Paradigms, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2020);32(1): 52
  •  Philippe P.A, Elly B, Cheruiyot A, Shurie S, Orango EO: Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma in Pregnancy: Management Approach Case Report at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret-Kenya, Gynecology & Obstetrics Case report (2019) Vol.5 No.2:79
  •  Anne-Beatrice Kihara, Benjamin Elly Odongo, Winnie Shena, Gacheri Mwenda, Josephine Muyabwa, Wangui Muthigani, Thomas Achia, David Gathara, Rose J. Kosgei: The Option of Immediate Post-Partum IUCD as a Long Acting Reversible Contraception,  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2019);31(1): 1-2
  •  Benjamin O. Elly, Elkanah O. Orango, Itsura M Peter , Tonui P. Kipkirui , Hellen N. Muliro, Vincent N Oyiengo, Thomas Achia :  Clinical-Pathological Presentation, Treatment and Outcomes of Ovarian Cancer Cases at Moi Teaching And Referral Hospital (MTRH), Eldoret, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2019);31(2): 34-43
  •  Kihara A.B, Odongo B.E, Shena W, Mwenda G, Muyabwa J, Muthigani W,  Achia T, Gathara D, Kosgei R.J: Setting up Post Partum Intrauterine Device( PPIUD) Services in a Low Resource Setting: Lessons in a Devolved Health System, Kenya , Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2019);31(1): 3-10
  •  Shena W.N, Odongo B.E, Kihara A.B, Gacheri M, Osendo D, Muyabwa J, Muthigani J.W, Tallam E, Kosgei RJ, Gathara D: The Contribution of Nurse Midwives to The PPIUD Initiative: The Experience in 6 Counties in Kenya, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2019);31(1): 12-16
  •  Anne-Beatrice Kihara, Benjamin Elly Odongo, Winnie Shena, Gacheri Mwenda, Josephine Muyabwa, Wangui Muthigani, Thomas Achia, David Gathara, Rose J. Kosgei: Embracing the Golden Opportunity for Male Engagement in PPIUD Uptake,  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2019);31(1): 32-33
  •  Odongo B. E, Kihara A.B, Shena W, Mwenda G, Muyabwa J, Achia T, Gathara D, Kosgei RJ: Comparison of Counseling Rates Before and After Community Health Volunteer(CHV) Engagement in Counseling on Family Planning and PPIUD in Kenya,  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa(JOGECA) (2019);31(2): 44-50
  •  Shurie S, Luhumuyo L, Odongo B.E, Emmanuel Wekesa, Oyiengo V, Keittany K K, Orang’o O, Muliro H: Subcutaneous metastasis of cancer of the endometrium- a case report,  Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology (IJGO) (2019) 17:55: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40944-019-0299-9
  •  Vincent Nyaboga Oyiengo, Elkana Omenge Orang'o, Peter Muhandale Itsura, Phillip Kipkirui Tonui, Benjamin Elly Odongo, Emmanuel Wekesa Wamalwa: Prenatal Cervical Cancer Screening Using Visual Inspection With Acetic Acid In  a Low Resource Setting, Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology (IJGO) (2018) 16:64: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40944-018-0235-4
  •  Anita Makins  Neda Taghinejadi Maya Sethi Kazuyo Machiyama Projestine Munganyizi Elly Odongo Hema Divakar Parveen Fatima Kusum Thapa Gamini Perera Sabaratnam Arulkumaran: FIGO postpartum intrauterine device initiative: Complication rates across six countries ,International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics Volume 143, Issue S1, 2018 Sep;143 Suppl 1:20-27. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12600.
  •  Christine J. McGrath, Benson Singa, Agnes Langat, John Kinuthia, Keshet Ronen, Danvers Omolo, Benjamin Elly Odongo, Rose Wafula, Prisca Muange, Abraham Katana, Lucy Ng’anga’ & Grace C. John-Stewart (2017): Non-disclosure to male partners and incomplete PMTCT regimens associated with higher risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission: a national survey in Kenya, AIDS Care, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1400642
  •  Benjamin O. Elly, A case for case reports: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa (JOGECA) Vol 27, No 2 (2015) https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jogeca/article/view/150891
  •  Sirengo, Martin; Muthoni, Lilly; Kellogg, Timothy A.; A. Kim, Andrea; Katana, Abraham; Mwanyumba, Sophie; Kimanga, Davies O.; Maina, William K.; Muraguri, Nicolas; Elly, Benjamin; Rutherford, George W (2014). “Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV in Kenya: Results from a nationally representative study," Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; Vol 66, PP S1-S137
  • Elly, B. PM Ndavi, OW Gachuno, E Sequeira(2010). “Cardiotocography and perinatal outcomes in women with and without meconium stained liquor at the Aga Khan University Hospital,” East African Medical Journal, 2010 May;87(5):199-204

Other certifications

  • 2013: Global Health Leadership & Management Online Course, University of Nairobi, Institute of   Tropical & Infectious diseases
  • 2013: Epidemiology in Action Training - Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • 2013: Epidemiology and Biostatistics Online Short Course -University of Nairobi, Institute of Tropical & Infectious Diseases UoN HIV Fellowship Program
  • 2012: International Project Officer Course, by HHS CDC, Windhoek Namibia
  • 2012: Protecting Human Research Participants Certificate, National Institute of Health
  • 2005: Clinical Epidemiology and Research Methodology Certificate, University of Nairobi

Ministry of Health Guidelines

  • Guidelines for the prevention of Mother to Child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS in Kenya, 4th Edition, 2012
  • Towards  the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Keeping Mothers Alive in Kenya : A Strategic Framework 2012 – 2015
  • Republic of Kenya Ministry of Health Task Sharing Policy Guidelines 2017-2030: Theme; “Expanding access to quality health services through task sharing”
  • Barriers to and Facilitators of Sex and Age Disaggregated Data Kenya - MEASURE Evaluationhttps://www.measureevaluation.org/resources/publications/tr-17-163/at.../documents
  • National Cancer Treatment Protocols 2019.pdf, https://www.health.go.ke/wp-content/uploads/2019/09,  Contributed to Gynecologic Oncology Sections (KOGS)
  • National Cancer Screening Guidelines-2018.pdf,https://www.health.go.ke/wp-content/uploads/2019/02- Contributed to Cervical Cancer Screening Section(KOGS Gynecologic Oncology Committee)
  •  A Kenya Practical Guide for Continuity of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and
  • Family Planning Care and Services in the Background of COVID19 Pandemic
  • MOH, April 2020 - Contributed the Gynecological oncology section

Abstracts in referred journal and oral presentations in Conferences

  • Benjamin Elly, Kihara Anne, Winnie Shena, Gacheri Mwenda, Daisy Osendo, Mohammed Hambulle, Wangui Muthigani, Amoth Patrick, Kigen Bartilol . Institutionalization of postpartum Intrauterine Contraceptive device use in Kenya. Presented at the 40th Ruby Kenya Obstetrical and Gynecological Conference, Kisumu. Abstract page 74
  •   Benjamin Elly, Kihara Anne, Winnie Shena, Gacheri Mwenda, Daizy Osendo, Mohammed Hambulle, Wangui Muthigani,  Amoth Patrick, Kigen Bartoli. Introduction of mobile health tools to support monitoring of PPIUD Project in Kenya Presented at the 40th Ruby Kenya Obstetrical and Gynecological Conference, Kisumu. Abstract page 76
  •  Dr Kihara A.B., Benjamin O. Elly, David Gathara, Gacheri Mwenda, Prof. Karanja, Dr Carol Odula : Egg tray approach to comprehensive abortion care  Presented at the 1st African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Congress and the 39th KOGS Annual Scientific Conference  Abstract Pg 79
  •  Benjamin Elly, Kihara Anne, Winnie Shena, Gacheri Mwenda, Daizy Osendo, Mohammed Hambulle, Wangui Muthigani,  Amoth Patrick, Kigen Bartoli Increasing Use of Postpartum IUD in Kenya: A Descriptive Analysis of Data, December 2015 to November 2016: Presented at The 41st KOGS Annual Scientific Conference in Mombasa
  •  Benjamin Elly. Barry Rosen, Oyiengo VN, Omenge E.O, Tonui P.K, Itsura M.P. Epithelial Ovarian Cancer at MTRH, An Institutional Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of data, 2010-2016 Presented at The 41st KOGS Annual Scientific Conference in Mombasa
  • Benjamin Elly. Barry Rosen, Oyiengo VN, Omenge E.O, Tonui P.K, Itsura M.P, Sahara Omar: Feasibility of Immunohistochemistry for Evaluating Ovarian Cancer Histopathology Specimen at MTRH: Presented at 42nd KOGS Annual Scientific Conference February 2018, Naivasha
  •  Benjamin Elly, Kihara Anne, Winnie Shena, Gacheri Mwenda, Daizy Osendo, Wangui Muthigani,  Comparison of Results before and after Community Health Volunteers Engagement in Kenya PPIUD Project, Presented at 42nd KOGS Annual Scientific Conference February 2018 in Naivasha
  • Mburu, A., Matioli, J., Mabeya, H., Odongo, B. No Urethra; No Problem: The Mitrofanoff
  • Solution for Inoperable Obstetric Fistula. Kenya Obstetrical and Gynecological  Society, Annual Scientific Conference, Naivasha, 2018
  •  Shena W, Odongo BE, Kihara AB, Mwenda G, Osendo D, Muyabwa J, Muthigani JW, Tallam E, Kosgei RJ, Gathara D. The contribution of nurse midwives in the program of the immediate post-partum insertion of intrauterine contraceptive device in Kenya: experience in six counties Presented in the 43rd KOGS annual Scientific Conference February 2019, MovenPick Hotel and Residences, Nairobi.
  •  Kihara AB, Odongo BE, Shena W, Mwenda G, Muyabwa J, Muthigani JW, Achia T, Gathara D, Kosgei RJ, Embracing the golden opportunity for male engagement in PPIUD uptake –
  •  Mburu-Mbarak A, Odongo BE, Itsura P, The Growing Teratoma Syndrome: An increasingly common rare entity – Presented in the 43rd KOGS annual Scientific Conference February 2019, MovenPick Hotel and Residences, Nairobi
  • Kihara AB, Odongo BE, Shena W, Mwenda G, Muyabwa J, Muthigani JW, Setting up PPIUD in low-resource setting: lessons in a devolved Kenyan Health System – Presented in the 43rd KOGS annual Scientific Conference February 2019, MovenPick Hotel and Residences, Nairobi
  •  Omondi P, Odongo BE, Itsura MP, Omenge EO, Tonui PK, Keitany K,  Metastatic Gestational Choriocarcinoma in a viable near-term pregnancy – Presented in the 43rd KOGS annual Scientific Conference February 2019, MovenPick Hotel and Residences, Nairobi
  •  Shurie S, Luhumuyo L, Odongo E, Oyiengo V, Orang’o O, Muliro H Subcutaneous metastasis of cancer of the endometrium at a tertiary facility in Kenya: a case report – Presented in the 43rd KOGS annual Scientific Conference February 2019, MovenPick Hotel and Residences, Nairobi- Oral presenation
  •  W. Shena, B. Odongo, A.B. Kihara, Edna Talam : Post-partum insertion of IUD : a new role for nurse-midwives in Kenya- ICN Congress 2019, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 27 June - 1 July 2019 – Accepted for Oral Presentation