Title/Qualifications:Professor, Phd
 Dept. of Community Health and Epidemiology
Contact Address: 
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100, Nairobi. 
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Area of Specialization: Immunoparasitology
Research Interests: 
Parasites And The  Community


  • T. W. Ngonjo, Collins Okoyo, Elses Simiyu, Jimmy Kihara, Agola Eric Lelo, EPHANTUS KABIRU and Charles Mwandawiro (2019). Effectiveness of Albendazole on soil-transmitted nematodes among school children – A case of Kakamega County, Kenya. African Journal of Health Sciences Vol 32 (1) 93 – 107.
  • Jane M. N. Gitau, Ng’ethe Muhoho and EPHANTUS KABIRU (2017). Effect of female genital schistosomiasis in reproductive tract of women attending Kwale Hospital in Kwale, County, Kenya. International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health  Vol 24(1) 1 – 9.
  • Mwangi J. H., Gachau A. G. and KABIRU E. W. (2017). Socio-demographic, social economic and socio-cultural factors that influences uptake of cervical cancer screening services in low resource settings. Global Journal of Health Sciences  (GJHS) Vol 2  (No. 1) 1 – 12.
  • Ann Kamau Njeri, EPHANTUS KABIRU and Joyce Mwaniki (2017). The demographic characteristics of mothers and their compliance with infant and young child feeding recommendations in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. International Journal of Research and Health Sciences (2017, 8) 98 – 106.
  • S. B. Otieno, Were Fred, E. W. KABIRU and K. Waza (2017). Impact of HIV/AIDS on food security in Pala, Sub-Location, Bondo District, Kenya. International Journal of Nutrition and Food Engineering Vol. 11 (No. 1) 43 – 47.
  • Francis M Muoki, EPHANTUS W KABIRU and Antony K Wanyoro (2017). Management of type II Diabetes Mellitus by diabetic clients in Nyandarua South Sub- County, Kenya. Global Journal of Health Science Vol 2, (No. 3) 35 – 37.

  • Lorre Moses C. O., Gicheru M. M. and KABIRU E, W (2017). HIV prevalence among Secondary School Student Blood Donors in Nairobi County, Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (online: ISSN 2319-7064).

  • Samwel Boaz Otieno, Fred Were, EPHANTUS KABIRU and Kaunda Waza (2016). Determinants of selenium intake in a high HIV prevalence fishing community in Bondo District, Kenya. International Science Index, Medical and Health Sciences Vol 10(9): 450-454
  • Evangeline K Mugo, EPHANTUS KABIRU and Joyce Mwaniki (2016). Patient Factors Influencing Adherence to ART Treatment among HIV/AIDS Patients in Embu Teaching and Referral Comprehensive Care Clinic. Science Journal of Public Health. Vol. 4(5): 375 – 380.
  • Evangeline K N Mugoh, EPHANTUS KABIRU and Joyce Mwaniki (2016). Therapy and Health System-Related Factors Influencing Adherence to ART Treatment among HIV/AIDS Patients in Embu Teaching and Referral Hospital Comprehensive Care Clinic. American Journal of Nursing Sciences. Vol 5 (5): 169 – 174.
  • Teresa Ngonjo, Collins Okoyo, Julius Andove, Elses Simiyu, Agola Eric Lelo, EPHANTUS KABIRU, Jimmy Kihara and Charles Mwandawiro (2016). Current status of soil-transmitted helminths among school children in Kakamega County, western Kenya. Journal of Parasitology Research. Vol 2016, Article ID 7680124: 1 – 9.
  • Kang’ethe SK, Kiiru J, KABIRU EW and Kariuki S (2015). Antimicrobial resistance patterns among Eschelichiacoliisoates from children presenting with diarrhoea at a cosmopolitan hospital in Kenya. East and Central Africa Medical Journal 2: 64 – 69.
  • Wamae PM, Githeko AK, Otieno GO, KABIRU EW and Duombia SO (2015). Early biting of the Anopheles gambiae ss and its challenges to vector control using insecticide treated nets in western Kenya highlands. Acta Tropica (150): 136 – 142.
  • S. B. Otieno, F. Were, E. W. KABIRU and K. Waza (2015). Gender Related Effects of Yeast Selenium on Weight For Age Z Score of Asymptomatic HIV Type 1 positive Children at Nyamasaria in Kisumu, Kenya. Intl J of Current Advanced Research. Vol 4 Issue 7: 194 – 199.
  • Patrick Okwarah, Richard Gakunju, EPHANTUS KABIRU, Lucas Malla, William Okendi, Lawrence Muthami and Simon Karanja (2015). Prevalence and correlates of Alcohol Use Among Underage High School Students in Murang’a and Kajiado Counties, Kenya. Researchjournali’s Journal of Public Health. Vol. 1 no. 6, 1 – 17.
  • Wanyoro AK, KABIRU EW & Bukusi E (2015). Cervical cancer screening adherence and SMS: Screening adherence and availability of the mobile phone SMS in women attending the outpatient clinic at Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kenya. East and Central African Medical Journal 2(1): 3 – 6.
  • Kinuthia K Geoffrey, Anjili O Christopher, KABIRU W EPHANTUS, Kigondu M Elizabeth, Ingonga M Jonny and Gikonyo K Nicholas (2015). Toxicity and efficacy of aqueous crude extracts from Allium sativum, Callistemon citinus and Moronga stenopetala against Leishmanis major. Kabarak Journal of Research and Innovation Vol 3 (1): 9 – 20.
  • Samuel Muiruri, EPHANTUS W KABIRU, Eric M Muchiri, Hassan Hussein, Fredrick Kagondu, A. Desiréé LaBeaud and Charles H King (2015). Cross-Sectional Survey of Rift Valley Fever Virus Exposure in Bodhei Village Located in a Transitional Coastal Forest Habitat in Lamu County, Kenya. Am Jnl Trop Med Hyg 92(2): 394 – 400.
  • Nzomo Mwita, Isaac Mwanzo, Sammy Muthwii and EPHANTUS KABIRU (2014). Availability and Utilization 0f the Mechanisms for Monitoring and Evaluating Continuing Professional Development in Kenya: Case of Middle Level Health Training Institutions. International Journal of Professional Practice Vol. 5 (1 & 2): 89 – 99.
  • Mary W Maina, EPHANTUS W KABIRU, Lucy M Kamau (2014). Utilization of Antenatal Tetanus Toxoid Immunization Services Among Women in Bahati Division, Nakuru County, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Studies Vol 3 (9)
  • Kasusu A Mutinda, EPHANTUS W KABIRU and Peter K Mwaniki (2014). Health seeking behaviour, practices of TB and access to Healthcare among TB patients in Machakos County, Kenya. Jnl Biology, Agri and Healthcare Vol 4 (14): 96 – 106.
  • Otieno S B, Were F, KABIRU E W and Waza K (2014). The effects of Yeast Selenium on CD4 Cell count on Non-Institutionalized HIV type 1 positive Orphan Children at Orongo Widows and Orphans in Kisumu, Kenya. Internl Jnl of Appl Sci and Technology, Vol 4 (3): 1 – 9
  • Geoffrey K Kinuthia, EPHANTUS W. KABIRU, Christopher O Anjili, Elizabeth M Kigondu, Veronica N Ngure, Johnstone M Ingonga and Nocholas K Gikonyo (2014). Efficacy of crude methanolic extracts of Allium sativum L. and Moringa stenopetara (Baker f) Cufodis against Leishmania major. International Journal of AromaticPlants Vol 4 (1): 16 – 25.
  • Mutinda A Kasusu, EPHANTUS W. KABIRU and Peter K Mwaniki (2014). Lay beliefs, practices of TB and HIV/AIDS among the community members living in Machakos County, Kenya: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. Vol 14 (10): 113 – 119. 



  • Oct 2018: 25th AKMLSO Scientific and Exhibition Conference, Mombasa, KenyaJun 2017: GEMNet Health: M & E of Malaria Control Programs, Accra, Ghana.
  • Jul 2018: 7th Infection Control Africa Conference, Cape town, South Africa.

  • Oct 2016: 23rd AKMLSO Scientific and Exhibition Conference, Kisumu, Kenya
  • Jun 2014: Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee workshop on Neglected Diseases and Vector Borne Diseases, Silver Spring, Nairobi.
  • Nov 2013: Eco-Health Chairs Proposal Development, Entebbe, Uganda.
  • Oct 2013: Proposal Development of Research Chairs for Public Universities in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Sep 2013: Workshop on curriculum: Afya Info, Naivasha, Kenya
  • May 2013: Development of the National Health Tourism Strategy, Nairobi Kenya.
  • June 2013: Workshop on curriculum: Afya Info, Lukenya, Machakos, Kenya
  • Mar 2013: Global Colloquium of University Presidents, New York, USA.
  • Nov 2012: Capacity Building workshop for OVS, Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • Sep 2012: Introduction to STATA and Qualitative Research, KU, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Aug 2012: Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Kenya national HIV & AIDS Programs, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Aug 2012: Bio-safety Sensitization Workshop Organized by KUIBC, KU Nairobi,Kenya.
  • Apr 2012: Enhancing Effectiveness, Efficiency and Social Sustainability, Nairobi Kenya.


  • Launch of Malaria Control Program in Eriteria, USAID
  • Review of National Malaria Control Prg., Division of Malaria Control, Ministry of Public Health & Sanitation
Administrative positions held to date
  • Chairman – Department of Pathology, April 2004    – August 2011
  • Dean – School of Public Health and Applied Human Science, August 2011 – to Sept 2018