Bio

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Public health nutrition specialist with over 20 years experience in training, research, programming and nutrition policy development. Academic background in the fields of nutrition and public health that complement each other well in addressing broader programme issues relating to human health and development. Has broad based nutrition professional experience and is a well recognised resource person in advocacy and policy development in Kenya.

Publications


2015

Mukuria, AG, Martin S, Egondi T, Bingham A, Thuita FM.  2015.  Role of Social Support in Improving Infant Feeding Practices in Western Kenya: A Quasi-Experimental Study.. Global Health: Science and Practice. 4(1):55-72.
Martin, SL, Muhomah T, Thuita FM, Bingham A, Mukuria AG.  2015.  What motivates maternal and child nutrition peer educators? Experiences of fathers and grandmothers in western Kenya. Social Science & Medicine. 143:45-53.
Thuita, FM, Martin SL, Ndegwa K, Bingham A, Mukuria AG.  2015.  Engaging fathers and grandmothers to improve maternal and child dietary practices: planning a community-based study in western Kenya.. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. 15(5):10386–10405.

2013

Ayisi, RK, Thuita FM, NJERU E, Wakoli AB.  2013.  Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding for six months in a peri urban settlement of Kangemi. A qualitative approach. European International Journal of Science and tecnology. 2(10):53-60.
Thuita, FM, Mwadime RK, Wang'ombe JK.  2013.  Influence of Access to Microfinance Credit by Women on Household Food Consumption Patterns in an urban low income setting in Nairobi, Kenya.. European International Journal of Science and technology. 2(3):79-88.microfinance_credit.pdf

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2002

Thuita, FM, Muita J, Omwega A.  2002.  Childcare practices and nutritional status of Children aged 0-2 years in Thika, Kenya. East African Medical Journal. Vol 79 (10):524-529.child_care_and_the_nutritional_status_of_children.docx

1999

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