Title/Qualifications: Lecturer
Community Health and Epidemiology
Contact Address: 
P.O Box 43844 – 00100, Nairobi
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ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4704-0985

Google Scholar ID: https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=Pj6dEIoAAAAJ

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Area of Specialization:

  • Community Health & Epidemiology, Human Nutrition and Family and Consumer Sciences and Health Promotion.  

Research Interests:

  • Community Health, Nutrition and WASH Surveys in Emergencies, Food Safety and Security and Livelihoods as well as Gerontology.


  • Africa International Health Conference from 9th to 11th August, 2023 at the International Languages Centre in Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya

  • 4TH African Regional Conference by Alzheimer’s Disease International on 28th & 29th September, 2017 at the Lions Eye Hospital in Loresho, Nairobi Kenya
  • Advocating for the Integration of FGM/C into the University Medical/Public Health Curriculum by Africa Coordinating Centre for Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (ACCAF) and University of Nairobi on 14th and 15th September, 2017 in the Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi.
  • Global Ageing and Long-term care Research Network (GALNet) held on 26th to 27th June, 2017 at the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in Nairobi Kenya
  • The Nutritional Status and Functionality of Institutionalized and Non-institutionalized Elderly Persons in Nairobi County in Kenya Vienna, Austria 2017
  • 1st International Reproductive Health Conference; Theme: Ending Obstetric Fistula in a generation held on 22nd to 24th May, 2017 at the Kenyatta University Conference Center in Kenyatta University.
  • 2nd IAGG Region Conference of Gerontology and Geriatrics; Theme: Long-term Care Systems for Africa: Setting agendas, held at the African Population and Health Research Centre, Nairobi Campus from 6th to 8th of December, 2017.
  • 2nd International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports for Health and Development in Africa held in Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya from 21st to 23rd September, 2016.
  • Certificate on Setting, Moderating and Examination Marking in Institutions of Higher Learning – Kenyatta University through the Directorate of Teaching Excellence in 2014
  • Certificate in Research and Proposal Writing by National Council for Science and Technology on 13th February, 2013
  • Participation in AAEH Research Development Workshop in Blantyre, Malawi 7th – 11th November 2011.
  • Health and development; the role of media in health communication held in Safari park hotel on 27th to 29th June, 2011
  • Awareness training: quality management system ISO 9001 2008 Kenyatta University 24th March 2011 at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC)
  • Symposium on innovations in monitoring and evaluation (M & E) on 7th - 8th March 2011
  • Introduction to STATA (a statistical package for data analysis) implemented by Tulane university (USA) in collaboration with Kenyatta University (Kenya).
  • Introduction to STATA Workshop on February 28th to 5th march, 2011 by Kenyatta University and APHIA II, Nairobi Kenya.
  • Certificate in Financial Literacy Training by Equity Bank Foundation and Kenyatta University in June, 2010
  • Certificate in Project Cycle Management Training by AMREF from the 23rd to 27th March, 2009 in the Garissa Action Against Hunger International (ACFIN) Region Office.
  • 24th to 28th February 2009 – Global Water Initiative Monitoring and Evaluation Tools by CARE INTERNATIONAL IN KENYA and the Global Water Initiative (GWI) in the Nomads Hotel, Garissa.
  • 4th September, 2008 – Finance for Non-Finance Managers Workshop in the Laico Regency, Nairobi
  • 27th -30th October, 2008 – Kenya WASH Cluster, Training for Emergencies Nairobi by REdR UK, UNICEF WASH cluster and NETWAS in the Silver Springs Hotel
  • 17th -23rd July, 2008 – Peace Initiative by Oxfam in the Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 20th – 25th March, 2008 – Oxfam and ICRC, The SPHERE Project: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response in Hotel Kunste, Nakuru
  • Peer counseling in HIV/AIDS by I Choose Life (ICL), Kenya, 2002
  • Nutritional Status Of Elderly Persons: A Comparison Between Institutionalized And Non -Institutionalized Elderly Persons In Nairobi City County, In Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies. Volume 4 issue 10, October, 2017 Page 199-204.
  • Judy W Mugo, Ephantus W. Kabiru and Rekha R. Sharma – The types of Non-prescription drugs bought by the residents of the city of Nairobi, Kenya, J.Natcon 20 (1) : 33-39 (2008) published by nature Conservators, India

 Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Muriu, J. Mugo and R. Mutisya. Predictors of dehydration among children under five years with acute diarrhea at Mbagathi County Hospital Nairobi, Kenya. East African Medical Journal Vol. 100 No. 6 June 2023.
  • N Zachary, D Mogere and J Mugo. Determinants of Community HIV Index Testing among HIV Index Clients in Yirol West County, South Sudan International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health. Article no.IJTDH.103200 ISSN: 2278–1005, NLM ID: 101632866
  • Ojwang NM, Keraka MN, Mugo JM. Role of community health volunteers in promoting uptake of cervical cancer screening among women of reproductive age, Nairobi City, Kenya. Int J Community Med Public Health 2023;10:2385-92.
  • Mwania E, Njogu EW, Mugo JW. Prevalence of fruit and vegetable intake in relation to weight status among undergraduate public university students in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Int J Community Med Public Health 2023;10:1028-1034

  • Lucy Phelister Nyong'a, Judy W. Mugo and Prof. Mbaruk A. Suleiman. Influence of health seeking behaviour on glycemic control among type 2 diabetes mellitus Female patients aged 35-60 years in Taveta Sub-county Hospital. Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing ISSN 2520-4025 (Online) Vol.8, Issue 1. No.1, pp 27- 41, 2022

  • Jebet, Sharon J.; Warutere, Peterson N.; Mugo, Judy M.. Evaluation of occupational health practice in the laundry and linen service at Kenyatta National hospital, Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 6, p. 2364-2371, may 2022. ISSN 2394-6040.

  • Murage BW, Warutere PN, Mugo JW. The role of care-giving in the well-being of the older persons in Kirinyaga County, Kenya. Int J Community Med Public Health 2021;8:5210-5.

  • Firisa, W., Onsongo, L., & Mugo, J. (2021). Prevalence of Hypertensive Disorders among women attending Antenatal care in selected Public Hospitals in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing, 7(2), 19-44.

  • Musyimi, E., Mugo, J., & Kabue, E (2020). Sexting and Risky Sexual Behaviour among students in Machakos University, Machakos County, Kenya. Global Journal of Health Sciences. ISSN 2519-0210 (online) Vol 5, Issue 2, No. 4, pp 59-82. 2020.

  • Gitonga, C., Nyamari, J., & Mugo, J. (2020). Adherence to Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment In Murang’a County, Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects, 4(1), 49-63. https://doi.org/10.35942/ijcab.v4i1.114 
  • Paul, M., Orago, A., & Mugo, J (2019). Cervical Cancer Screening and Knowledge of Cervical Cancer Risk factors among women of Reproductive Age in Juja Sub-County, Kenya. Journal of Health,  Medicine and Nursing. ISSN 2520-4025. Vol .4,  Issue 4.  No. 3,  pp 31-  42.
  • Chelimo, A., Arodi, W., Makworo, D., & J Mugo (2018). Assessment of the incidence and contributing factors of Post caesarean section wound sepsis among postnatal mothers at Kenyatta National Hospital Postnatal ward Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 3 (4), 1-18.
  • Mugo, J., Waudo, J., Onywera J., & Otieno, G., (2017). Nutritional Status of Elderly Persons: A Comparison Between Institutionalized And Non -Institutionalized Elderly Persons In Nairobi City County, In Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies. Volume 4 issue 10, October, 2017 Page 199-204.
  • Mugo, J., Onywera, V., Waudo, J., & Otieno, G., (2017). Functionality of Elderly Persons: A Comparison Between Institutionalized and Non–Institutionalized Elderly Persons in Nairobi City County, in Kenya. World Journal of Public Health Vol 3, (1), 94(8), 1406-1411.
  • Mugo, J., Kabiru, W., & Sharma, R (2008). The types of Non-prescription drugs bought by the residents of the city of Nairobi, Kenya, Journal of Nature Conservators, 20 (1) : 33-39.

Refereed Modules

  • Owaka, I. and Mugo, J (2020). PPH 112: Socio- Medical Sciences in Population Health. Kenyatta University.
  • Mugo, J and Kabaria – Mureithi J (2020). PHP 404: Health Promotion in Emergencies. Kenyatta University.
  • Mugo, J. and Owuor I (2020). PHP 405: School Health Promotion. Kenyatta University.
  • Mugo, J (2020) PPH 113: Nutrition and Health. Kenyatta University
  • Mugo, J (2020) PHP 201: Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Kenyatta University
  • Mugo, J. and Owuor I (2020). PHP 100: Foundations of Health Promotion. Kenyatta University.
  • Owuor, I and Mugo J (2020) Social and behavioural Approaches to Public Health. Kenyatta University
  • Mugo J and Ndayala P (2020). PPH 101: Foundation and Principles of Population Health. Kenyatta University