Prof Wanyoro Anthony


Title:Prof
Qualifications:
PhD (Epidemiology) KU,MMed(Obstetrics &Gynaecology) UON,MBChB
Department/Unit/Section: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Contact Address:
43851-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Position:
Senior Lecturer
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Area of Specialization

  • Obstetrics &Gynaecology
  • Epidemiology

Research Interests

  • Hospital acquired infections &Surgical site infections
  • Quality improvement in health
  • Epidemiology and control of cancer of cervix

Publications
Referred Journals

  • N. Karanja, A.K. Wanyoro, (2011): Understanding the spatial prevalence of cervical cancer using GIS in Nairobi, Kenya: Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Engineering. AGSE publications, Karlsruhe, Germany ISBN 978-3-943321-00-5.Aiken, AM; Karuri, DM; Wanyoro, AK; Macleod, J (2012): Interventional studies for preventing surgic
  • al site infections in sub-Saharan Africa - A systematic review. International journal of surgery, 10 (5). pp. 242-9. ISSN 1743-9191 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2012.04.004
  • M. Aiken, A.K. Wanyoro, J. Mwangi , P. Mulingwa , J. Wanjohi, J. Njoroge, F. Juma, I.K. Mugoya, J.A.G. Scott, f, A.J. Hall (2013): Evaluation of surveillance for surgical site infections in Thika Hospital, Kenya: Journal of Hospital Infection 83 (2013) 140e145
  • Aiken AM, Wanyoro AK, Mwangi J, Juma F, Mugoya IK, J. Anthony Scott. (2013): Changing Use of Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Thika Hospital, Kenya: A Quality Improvement Intervention with an Interrupted Time Series Design. PLoS ONE 8(11): e78942. doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0078942
  • Wanyoro A.K, Kabiru E, Bukusi E (2015): Cervical Cancer Screening Adherence And The SMS: Screening Adherence And Availability Of The Mobile Phone SMS In Women Attending The Outpatient Clinic At Thika Hospital. The East and Central African Medical Journal 2015(2)1
  • Jeremy M. Njiru, Margret N. Keraka, Anthony K. Wanyoro (2016): Challenges to Visual Cervical Cancer Screening Service Integration and Utilization in Imenti South Sub-County Reproductive Health Care System, Meru County – Kenya. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR) Vol-2, Issue-5, 2016 ISSN: 2454-1362, http://www.onlinejournal.in
  • Judith Lukorito, Anthony Wanyoro, Harun Kimani (2017): Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening among HIV Positive Women in Comprehensive Care Centres in Nairobi, Kenya. Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017, 5(1): 1-6 DOI: 10.5923/j.rog.20170501.01
  • Jenna L. Mueller, Elizabeth Asma, Christopher T. Lam, Marlee S. Krieger, Jennifer E. Gallagher, Alaattin Erkanli, Roopa Hariprasad, J.S. Malliga, Lisa C. Muasher, Bariki Mchome, Olola Oneko, Peyton Taylor, Gino Venegas, Anthony Wanyoro, Ravi Mehrotra, John W. Schmitt, and Nimmi Ramanujam (2017): International Image Concordance Study to Compare a Point-of-Care Tampon Colposcope With a Standard-of-Care Colposcope. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease • Volume 21, Number 2, April 2017.
  • Wanyoro A.K, Kabiru EW, Bukusi E (2015): Cervical Cancer screening adherence and the SMS: Screening adherence and availability of the mobile phone SMS in Women attending the outpatient clinic at Thika Level 5 Hospital. East and Central Africa Medical Journal 2(1)3-6.
  • Wanyoro A. K. Kabiru E.W., (2017): Use of Mobile Phone Short Text Message Service to Enhance Cervical Cancer Screening at Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017, 5(1): 10-20DOI: 10.5923/j.rog.20170501.03
  • Francis M. Muoki, Prof. Ephantus W. Kabiru, Anthony K. Wanyoro (2017): Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus by Diabetic Clients in Nyandarua South Sub – County, Kenya. Global Journal of Health Science, ISSN 2519-0210 (Online) www.iprjb.org, Vol.2, Issue 2 No.3, pp 35 – 53.
  • Agnes Wavinya Nzioka, Akunga Daniel Nyagetiria, Wanyoro Anthony Karanja (2018) Individual Attributes Influencing Cervical Cancer Screening Services in Selected Health Facilities in Machakos County: Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.11648/j.jctr.20180601.11
  • Ryan Keating, Rikita Merai, Paul Mubiri, Darious Kajjo, Christopher Otare, David Mugume, Fitti Weissglas, Peter Waiswa, Phelgona Otieno, Leah Kirumbi, Anthony Wanyoro, Gertrude Namazzi, Kevin Achola, Roger Myrick,Elizabeth Butrick, Dilys Walker (2019). Assessing effects of a data quality strengthening campaign on completeness of key fields in facility-based maternity registers in Kenya and Uganda. East African Journal of Applied Health Monitoring and Evaluation Issue 3 February 2019page 36-42
  • Angie Sway, Peter Nthumba, Joseph Solomkin, Giorgio Tarchini, Ronald Gibbs, Yanhan Ren, Anthony Wanyoro (2019): Burden of surgical site infection following caesarean section in sub-Saharan Africa: a narrative review. International Journal of Women’s Health 2019:11 309–318
  • Juma, E., Keraka, M., & Wanyoro, A. (2019). Clinical Phenotypes Associated With Preterm Births at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu County, Kenya. International Journal of CurrentAspects,3(III),175-186. http://journals.ijcab.org/journals/index.php/ijcab/article/view/38
  • Mwangi Edith, Warutere Peterson, Wanyoro Anthony, Koome Gilbert: (2019): Influence of Menopause on Work Productivity among Health Workers in Public Hospitals in Kiambu County, Kenya: J. Health Sci. 32(1):27-33.
  • Joseph W. Musana, Craig R. Cohen, Miriam Kuppermann, Roy Gerona, Anthony Wanyoro, David Aguilar, Nicole Santos, Marleen Temmerman & Sandra J. Weiss (2019) Association of differential symptoms of stress to hair cortisol and cortisone concentrations among pregnant women in Kenya, Stress,DOI: 1080/10253890.2019.1696305
  • Gitonga E, Nyamari J, Warutere P, Wanyoro A. (2019) Influence of short message service reminders on utilization of focused antenatal care among women in rural Kenya: a randomised controlled trial. African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health. 2021. https://doi.org/10.12968/2019.0027
  • Angie Sway, Anthony Wanyoro, Peter Nthumba, Alexander Aiken, Patrick Ching, Anna Maruta, Revathi Gunturu, and Joseph Solomkin (2020). Prospective Cohort Study on Timing of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Post-Cesarean Surgical Site InfectionsSurgical Infections.Aug 2020.552-557.http://doi.org/10.1089/sur.2018.226
  • Shaheen Mehtar, Anthony Wanyoro, Folasade Ogunsola,Emmanuel A. Ameh, Peter Nthumba, Claire Kilpatrick, GunturuRevathi, Anastasia Antoniadou, Helen Giamarelou, AnuchaApisarnthanarak, John W. Ramatowski, Victor D. xsRosenthal, JulieStorr, Tamer Saied Osman, Joseph S. Solomkin (2020) .Implementation of Surgical Site Infection Surveillance in Low- and Middle-Income Countries A Position Statement for the International Society for Infectious Diseases. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/343183296
  • Wanyoro A, Ogolla D, Merai R, Otare C, Simotwo R, Mutindi G, Mumo E, Walker D.Otieno P (2020). Outcome of data quality assessments of maternity records across 17 health facilities in Migori County, Western Kenya. Journal of Global Health Reports. 2020;4:e2020104. doi:10.29392/001c.1811
  • Kiragu C, Osero JSO, Wanyoro AK (2020). Factors influencing women’s knowledge at scheduled postnatal visits: a multi-center study in Kakamega, Kenya. African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.2021. https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2020.0044
  • Kithuka, B N, Prof. Keraka, M, Prof. Wanyoro A (2021): Influence of Perception On Treatment Compliance Among Type 2 D Diabetes Patients in Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya. Researchjournali’s, Journal of Public Health Vol. 7 | No. 3: http://www.researchjournali.com/pdf/5707.pdf
  • Kithuka, B N, Prof. Keraka, M, Prof. Wanyoro A (2021): Knowledge On Treatment Compliance Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya. Researchjournali’s, Journal of Public Health Vol. 7 | No. 3: http://www.researchjournali.com/pdf/5704.pdf
  • Wambugu, M. W., Wanyoro, A. K., & Keraka, M. N. (2021). Impact of Health Promotion Intervention on Perception and Knowledge on Cervical Cancer and Screening among Women in Kirinyaga County, Kenya. Kabarak Journal of Research &Innovation11(3),229-239. http://ojs.kabarak.ac.ke/index.php/kjri/article/view/434
  • Agnes Muthoni Linus, Anthony Wanyoro, Mary Muiruri Gitahi (2021): Demographic and Economic Predictors of Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women in Isiolo County, Kenya. Global Journal of Health Science; Vol. 13, No. 12; 2021
  • Kithuka, B N, Prof. Keraka, M, Wanyoro: (2021) Level of Treatment Compliance Among Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya. The East and Central African Medical Journal: Volume 5 Number June 2021 ISSN: 2078-5909DOI: 10.33886/ecamj. v4i1.17.
  • Mbindyo F S, Wanyoro A.K, F: Cervical cancer screening barriers and facilitators among female prisoners in selected prisons in Kenya. The East and Central African Medical Journal: Volume 5 Number June 2021 ISSN: 2078-5909DOI: 10.33886/ecamj.v 4i1.17.
  • Prof Anthony K. Wanyoro (2021): The Ignored Scourge: Gender Based Violence in Pregnancy and Puerperium in Kenya. The East and Central African Medical Journal: Volume 5 Number June 2021 ISSN: 2078-5909DOI: 10.33886/ecamj.v 4i1.17.
  • Charles Kiragu Ngigi, Justus Os Osero, Anthony K Wanyoro Factors influencing women's knowledge at scheduled postnatal visits: a multi-centre study in Kakamega, African Journal of Midwifery and Women's HealthVol. 15, No. 4 https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2020.0044
  • Charles Kiragu Ngigi, Justus Os Osero, Anthony K Wanyoro: Mobile phone use among mothers seeking postnatal services in Kakamega County, Kenya: African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health VOL. 16, NO. 2.  https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2020.0051 June 2022
  • Bridget Whaley, Elizabeth Butrick, Jessica M Sales, Anthony Wanyoro, Peter Waiswa, John N Cranmer: Using clinical cascades to measure health facilities’ obstetric emergency readiness: testing the cascade model using cross-sectional facility data in East Africa. . BMJ Open 2022;12:e057954. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2021-057954
  • Samwel R. Gesaka, Moses M. Obimbo, Anthony Wanyoro: Coronavirus disease 2019 and the placenta: A literature review. Placenta, Volume 126, 2022, Pages 209-223, ISSN 0143-4004, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.placenta.2022.07.007.
  • Musana Joseph, Cohen Craig R., Kuppermann Miriam, Gerona Roy, Wanyoro Anthony, Aguilar David, Santos Nicole, Temmerman Marleen, Weiss Sandra J.: Obstetric risk in pregnancy interacts with hair cortisone levels to reduce gestational length. Frontiers in Global Women's Health,3, 2022. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fgwh.2022.878538. DOI=10.3389/fgwh.2022.878538. ISSN=2673-5059
  • Ghosh R, Santos N, Butrick E, Wanyoro A, Waiswa P, Kim E, Walker D: Stillbirth, neonatal and maternal mortality among caesarean births in Kenya and Uganda: a register-based prospective cohort study. BMJ Open 2022;12 :e055904. doi: 10.1136/ bmjopen-2021-055904
  • Linus, Agnes Muthoni, Wanyoro, Anthony, Gitahi, Mary Muiruri: Effect of a Health Communication Strategy on Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening in Isiolo County, Kenya: Global Journal of Health Science; Vol. 15, No. 2; 2023 ISSN 1916-9736 E-ISSN 1916-9744: doi:10.5539/gjhs.v15n2p12 URL: https://doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v15n2p12
  • C Violet Maritim, Anthony Wanyoro, John Maingi, Jackim Nyamari, Murima Ng'ang'a: Impact of community strategy package on uptake of reproductive tract infections health services among young street females in the municipality of Eldoret, Kenya. Gynecology and Obstetrics Clinical Medicine 3 (2023) 60–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gocm.2023.01.009
  • Seraphine Mbinya Matheka, Dr. Priscilla Kabue, Antony Wanyoro, Francis Matheka Muoki. Determinants of Implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care Services among Healthcare Workers in Makueni County,Kenya Journal of Health, Medicine and NursingISSN2520-4025(Online)Vol.9, Issue 1. No.3, pp 49-56, 2023. www.iprjb.org
  • Hinson, Chandler Sasser; Wanyoro, Anthony; Oburu, Amos; Solomkin, Joseph: Adapting infection prevention and control assessment tools for use in low- and middle-income countries. January 2023 World Journal of Surgical Infection 2(1):1. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/wjsi.wjsi_7_23

International Conference Papers presented and conferences attended

  • Wanyoro A.K., 2010: Barriers to maternal and neonatal health: comparison of labor between booked and un-booked parturient at Kenyatta National Hospital. Paper presented during the 2nd International conference on preventing maternal and child deaths: Towards the MDGs 2015: Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Wanyoro, A.K (2015): The case of mobile phone short text message service to enhance cervical cancer screening at Thika L5 hospital. Paper presented at the 1st global conference on patient centered care: Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • Alex A, Wanyoro A.K. (2011): Surgical Site Infections at Thika District Hospital. Paper co-presented at SSK of Kenya symposium, Limuru, Kenya.
  • Alexander M Aiken, Anthony K Wanyoro, Jonah Mwangi, J Anthony G Scott, Andrew J Hall (2013). Improving use of antibiotic prophylaxis use for major O+G surgery in Thika Hospital, Kenya: A poster presented at the GMHC 2013 conference, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Wanyoro A.K (2011): Rational use of prophylactic antibiotics during caesarian section. Paper presented at annual Nairobi Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology symposium, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 16th-18th Feb 2013- Participated in the Annual Kenya Obstetrics and Gynecological society scientific conference at Nakuru Kenya.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2012): barriers to MDG: Complications of patients presenting with incomplete abortion at Kenyatta National Hospital. Paper presented at FIGO conference in Rome Italy.
  • 15th-17th Feb 2012- Participated in the Annual Kenya Obstetrics and Gynecological society scientific conference at Safari Park Kenya.
  • 13th-15th Feb 2012- Participated and Rapporteur in the Annual Kenya Obstetrics and Gynecological society scientific conference at Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret Kenya.
  • 3rd- 5th November 2014- Participated in the 5th Infection Africa Network conference at Meikles Hotel, Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2014): Surgical site infections in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. A paper presented at the Surgical Society of Kenya preconference symposium. Temple point resort Malindi, Kenya.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2014): Surgical Site infections in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. A paper presented during the Global Perspectives on surgical site infections in Vienna, Austria.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2014), Kabiru E, Bukusi E: Cervical Cancer Screening Adherence and the SMS Text Message: Screening Adherence and Availability of the Mobile Phone SMS in Women Attending the Outpatient Clinic at Thika Hospital. A paper presented during the annual Kenya obstetrical and gynecologic conference, Nyeri, Kenya
  • 22nd -23rd 2015: Participated in the 6th Eurasia Medical Days, Turkey
  • Wanyoro A.K (2015): Pattern of Cervical abnormalities in a cervical cancer screening naïve population at a selected hospital in Kenya. A paper presented during the annual Kenya obstetrical and gynecologic conference, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Wanyoro A.K (2015): Pattern of Cervical abnormalities in a cervical cancer screening naïve population at a selected hospital in Kenya. A paper resented a during the annual African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists/Kenya obstetrical and gynaecologic conference, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Wanyoro A.K (2015): Systematic review of published studies on the burden of post CS SSI in Sub Saharan Africa. A paper resented a during the annual African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists/Kenya obstetrical and gynaecologic conference, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Wanyoro A.K (2015), Igogo S, Solomkin J, Allen E: Pregnancy outcome in Ebola Virus Disease Era. A paper presented a during the annual African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists/Kenya obstetrical and gynaecologic conference, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Wanyoro A.K (2015): Use of Mobile Phone Short Text Message Service to Enhance Cervical Cancer Screening: A Case Study Of Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya. A paper presented a during the 1st Global Patient Centred Care Conference, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Wanyoro A.K (2016): Relationship between Puerperal Sepsis and Neonatal Survival: A Paper presented during the 6th Infection Control Africa Network Congress 2016 at Indaba Hotel Fourways Johannesburg, South Africa from September 26th to 29th, 2016.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2017): Experience and highlights of PTBi in data strengthening systems around preterm birth in Migori County: A paper resented during a Collaboratory at AKUH, Kenya.
  • Angie Sway, Katrina Kraft, Anthony Wanyoro, Claire Kilpatrick, Joseph Solomkin (2017): A review of the burden of infection following cesarean section in sub-Saharan Africa. Poster at 27th ECCMID 22-25 April, Viena, Austria.
  • Wanyoro A.K, Angie Sway, Katrina Kraft, Ronald Gibbs, Joseph Solomkin (2017): Timing Considerations in Decision to Incision in Emergency Caesarean Section. A paper presented during the annual Kenya obstetrical and gynaecologic conference, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2017): Optimizing Preconception Health for Prevention of PTB: Opportunities and Impediments. A paper presented during 2017 Preterm Birth Initiative at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), California, USA.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2018): Modified Safe Child Birth Check List: A Still Birth or a Vigorous Thriving Baby. A paper presented at the Preterm Birth Initiative Symposium Safari Park Hotel
  • Wanyoro A.K, Kabiru E (2018) Cervical Cancer Screening Naïve Women: What Are Their Social Demographic Factors and Risk Profiles? A paper presented during the 42nd Annual Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecologic Conference, Naivasha, Kenya at the Sawela Lodge, Naivasha from 21st to 23rd Feb. 2018.
  • Wanyoro A.K, Kabiru E (2018) Use of Mobile Phone Short Text Message Service to Enhance Cervical Cancer Screening at Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya: A paper presented during the 42nd Annual Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecologic Conference, Naivasha, Kenya at the Sawela Lodge, Naivasha from 21st to 23rd Feb. 2018.
  • Otare, A. Wanyoro, D. Ogolla, R. Simotwo, G.Mutindi, E. Mumo, K. Achola, B. Olack, P. Otieno (2018): The missing link: Data Strengthening to Improve Documentation of Key Indicators for Care during Intrapartum and Immediate Postnatal Period: A paper presented during the 42nd Annual Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecologic Conference, Naivasha, Kenya at the Sawela Lodge, Naivasha from 21st to 23rd Feb. 2018.
  • Vincent Moshi, Beatrice Olack, Anthony Wanyoro, Leah Kirumbi, Phelgona Otieno (2018): Categorizing Preterm and Low Birth Weight Babies in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya: A paper presented during the 42nd Annual Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecologic Conference, Naivasha, Kenya at the Sawela Lodge, Naivasha from 21st to 23rd 2018.
  • Wanyoro A.K (2018): Undaunted: Stories from the Front line of Health Care: A presentation made at Aspen Ideas festival, Spotlight Health 2018, Aspen Colorado, USA from June 21st to 24th
  • Wanyoro A.K: Overview Presentation on Quality Improvement Strategies to Improve Perinatal Health in Kenya. Paper presented during a Frontier Counties Health Sector Reflection workshop organized by Global health Strategies at Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya 7th August 2018.
  • Wanyoro A.K: PRONTO Simulation Training to Improve Quality of Intrapartum & Postpartum Care for Preterm Babies in Kenya. Paper presented during the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) XXII FIGO World Congress 2018 at Rio Centro, Brazil, from October 14 to 19, 2018.
  • Kizili,J Okore, A Osimbo, A Nyakech, J wangia, D Ogolla, C Otare, K Achola, B Olack, L Kirumbi, A Wanyoro. P Otieno: Effect of patient waiting time on clinical outcome and client satisfaction in migori county referral hospital maternity. A paper presented at the 9th Annual scientific & health (KASH) conference. Safari pack Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya 13th- 15th February 2019.
  • Anthony Wanyoro, Vincent Moshi, Beatrice Olack, Phelgona Otieno, Dilys Walker: Are caesarean sections safer than vaginal delivery?. Assessing the effect of mode of delivery on Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County, Kenya. A paper presented during the 43nd Annual Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecologic Conference, Nairobi, Kenya at the Movenpick Hotel, Nairobi from 20th to 22nd Feb. 2019.
  • Anthony Wanyoro presented a paper titled Virtual Mentor: A virtual assistant for health care workers: during the community of Practitioners Virtual meeting on PPH organized by JHPIEGO between 21- 23 August, 2020.
  • Anthony Wanyoro: Heavy menstrual Bleeding: A paper presented online to Kenya Medical Association, Thika Branch, Thursday 18/03/2021
  • 19-21st of February 2020: Attended the 44th Annual Scientific KOGS congress at Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort