Title/Qualifications: PhD in Public Health-Epidemiology and Disease Control
Department/Unit/Section:
Community Health and Epidemiology
Position: Lecturer/ Chairman
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Areas of Specialization in Teaching:

  • Socio-medical sciences
  • Epidemiology and Disease control
  • Community Health
  • Disaster Management

Administrative Responsibilities

  • School of Public Health e-learning Coordinator
  • Department of Community Health Quality Management Coordinator  
  • Member of Departmental Postgraduate Board
  • Member of Departmental anti-corruption Committee
  • Member of Departmental Linkages Committee
  • Member of Technical Working Group in Bsc. Health records Management curriculum review

PUBLICATIONS

  • EFFECTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS ON INTESTINAL PARASITIC INFECTIONS AMONG SCHOOL-GOING CHILDREN IN MURANG’A COUNTY, KENYA GITAHI M. W1 *, OTIENO G. O 2 , ATIELI H. E 3 & KABIRU E. W. AFR. J. HEALTH SCI. 2021 34(5): 577 - 586
  • INFLUENCE OF KNOWLEDGE ON COMPLIANCE TO CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE AMONG CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN AGED 023 MONTHS IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS IN NAIROBI COUNTY, KENYA BULIVA AMUGUNE1 , MARY MUIRURI2 , STANLEY KIMUHU. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH (IJSR) ISSN: 2319-7064 RESEARCHGATE IMPACT FACTOR (2018): 0.28 | SJIF (2018): 7.426
  • HOUSEHOLDS’ HYGIENIC PRACTICES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO RECURRENT CHOLERA OUTBREAKS IN HOMA - BAY COUNTY, KENYA JULIUS MUGA1 , MARY MUIRURI2 , JOAN MURIITHI3 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH (IJSR) ISSN: 2319-7064 SJIF (2020): 7.803
  • OPEN ACCESS EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION ON THE UPTAKE OF IRON AND FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN: A STEPPED WEDGE CLUSTER RANDOMISED TRIAL HARON NJIRU ,1 EUNICE NJOGU,2 MARY W GITAHI,1 EPHANTUS KABIRU1. BMJ OPEN 2022;12:E063615. DOI:10.1136/BMJOPEN-2022-063615
  • EFFECT OF A HEALTH COMMUNICATION STRATEGY ON UPTAKE OF CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING IN ISIOLO COUNTY, KENYA AGNES MUTHONI LINUS1 , ANTHONY WANYORO2 & MARY MUIRURI GITAHI1. GLOBAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCE; VOL. 15, NO. 2; 2023 ISSN 19169736 E-ISSN 1916-9744 PUBLISHED BY CANADIAN CENTER OF SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
  • DEMOGRAPHIC AND ECONOMIC PREDICTORS OF UPTAKE OF CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING AMONG WOMEN IN ISIOLO COUNTY, KENYA. GLOBAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCE; AGNES MUTHONI LINUS1 , ANTHONY WANYORO2 & MARY MUIRURI GITAHI1 VOL. 13, NO. 12; 2021 ISSN 1916-9736 E-ISSN 1916-9744 PUBLISHED BY CANADIAN CENTER OF SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
  • DETERMINANTS OF POINT-OF-CARE TECHNOLOGY USE AMONG HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTRES, A CASE OF CENTRAL KENYA KEZIAH MUIRURI1* , DR. MARY WANGUI GITAHI, PHD3 DR. GEORGE OCHIENG OTIENO, PHD3& KEVIN KING’UTU2 , EAST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EAJIT.EANSO.ORG VOLUME ISSUE 1, 2023 PRINT ISSN: 2707-5346 | ONLINE ISSN: 2707-5354 TITLE DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.37284/2707-5354
  • MANAGEMENT OF MENSTRUAL HYGIENE AMONG SCHOOL GOING ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN AN INFORMAL SETTLEMENT IN NAIROBI, KENYA, AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC JOY N. MOKAYA1 , MARY MUIRURI1 , FRANCISCA ONGECHA2. ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND RESEARCH VOL.12; ISSUE: 2; FEBRUARY 2022 WEBSITE: WWW.IJHSR.ORG ISSN: 22499571
  • ROLE OF SOCIAL NETWORK STRUCTURES ON BIRTH ATTENDANT DECISIONS AMONG WOMEN IN NAKURU COUNTY, KENYA MUNGAI MWANGI1 , DR. MARY GITAHI2 , DR. GEORGE EVANS OWINO3. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND RESEARCH VOL.12; ISSUE: 11; NOVEMBER 2022 WEBSITE: WWW.IJHSR.ORG ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE ISSN: 2249-9571
  • FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH UPTAKE OF ENHANCED ADHERENCE COUNSELING AMONG VIREMIC ADOLESCENTS IN NAIROBI COUNTY, KENYA MAKOKHA VIOLET1 , OSERO JUSTUS2 , MARY MUIRURI3. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH (IJSR) ISSN: 2319-7064 SJIF (2022): 7.942
  • KUTA, J., WANYORO, A., & MUIRURI, M. (2021). PREDICTORS OF PREGNANCY TIMING AMONG WOMEN IN THE REPRODUCTIVE AGE ATTENDING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH CLINICS IN KAJIADO COUNTY, KENYA. KABARAK JOURNAL OF RESEARCH & INNOVATION, 11(3), 270-282. RETRIEVED FROM HTTP://41.89.99.28/INDEX.PHP/KJRI/ARTICLE/VIEW/457 VOL. 11 NO. 3 (2021): KABARAK JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (KJRI)