Bio

PROF. MOGOA EDDY G M Bio

Professor Eddy Geoffrey Mosoti Mogoa was born on 1st of January, 1960. He did his early schooling in Nyanza province before joining Mang’u High School in Central Kenya in 1979 for his high school. He joined the University of Nairobi in 1981 from where he obtained his Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) in 1986 and Master of Science (MSc.) in Clinical Studies in 1990. He went on to obtain his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Veterinary Surgery, specializing in Veterinary Anaesthesiology from the University of Pretoria at Onderstepoort, South Africa in 1999.

PROF. MOGOA EDDY G M CV

Publications


2019

Mwangi, WE, Mogoa EM, Mwangi JN, Mbuthia PG, Mbugua SW.  2019.  Effects of butorphanol, meloxicam and butorphanol-meloxicam combination on wound healing after ovariohysterectomy in dogs.. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 8(4):300-307.
Wamaitha, MN, Mogoa EM, Mande JD.  2019.  Evaluation of anesthesia produced by ketofol in acepromazine-or medetomidine-sedated dogs. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research . 6 (2):215-221.

2018

Wamaitha, MN, Mogoa EM, Mande JD.  2018.  Hematological effects of ketofol in acepromazine or medetomidine sedated dogs.. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 7 (4):216-222.
Otsyina, HR, Mbuthia PG, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM, Ogara WO.  2018.  Effect of ruminal plastic bags on haematological and biochemical parameters of sheep and goats. Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science. 53:5-16.
Otsyina, HR, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM, Mbuthia PG, Ogara WO.  2018.  Knowledge, attitude, and practices on usage, disposal, and effect of plastic bags on sheep and goats. Tropical animal health and production. 50(5):997-1003.
Kemunto, N, Mogoa E, Osoro E, Bitek A, Njenga MK, Thumbi SM.  2018.  Zoonotic disease research in East Africa. BMC Infectious Diseases . 18(1):545.
Mwangi, WE, Mogoa EM, Mwangi JN, Mbuthia PG, Mbugua SW.  2018.  A systematic review of analgesia practices in dogs undergoing ovariohysterectomy. Veterinary World . 11(12):1725.

2017

Samiullah, MH, Varma VS, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM.  2017.  Incidence, types and outcomes of distal limb fractures of racehorses in Kenya: a retrospective study of radiographs (2005-2014).. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 6(2):81-85.
Otsyina, HR, Mbuthia PG, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM.  2017.  Gross and Histo-Pathologic Findings in Goats with Plastic bags in the Rumen.
Otsyina, HR, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mbuthia PG, Mogoa EGM, Ogara WO.  2017.  Effect of ruminal plastic bags on wellbeing of goats. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 65(3):439-447.
Otsyina, HR, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM, Mbuthia PG, Ogara WO.  2017.  Clinical manifestations in sheep with plastic bags in the rumen. Ghana Journal of Science. 57:35-45.
Gitari, A, Nguhiu J, Varma V, Mogoa E.  2017.  Occurrence, treatment protocols, and outcomes of colic in horses within Nairobi County, Kenya. Veterinary world. 10(10):1255.
Otsyina, HR, Mbuthia PG, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM, Ogara WO.  2017.  Gross and histopathologic findings in sheep with plastic bags in the rumen. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine. 5(2):152-158.

2013

2012

Aleri, JW, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mulei CM.  2012.  Welfare of dairy cattle in the smallholder (zero-grazing) production systems in Nairobi and its environs. Abstract

Animal welfare is defined as the ability of an animal to interact comfortably with its environment through its physiological, psychological and behavioural systems. About 70% of dairy production in Kenya is from the smallholder production systems. These production systems are negatively impacted by a number of factors including poor nutrition, substandard husbandry and management practices, lack of appropriate farm inputs, diseases and low incomes. These factors influence the welfare of dairy cattle, hence their importance for its evaluation. This study was therefore designed with the following objectives: 1. to determine the welfare of dairy cattle in the smallholder production units in Nairobi and its environs, 2. to determine the risk factors contributing to poor welfare of dairy cattle in the smallholder production units, 3. to determine the indicators of poor welfare of dairy cattle in the smallholder production units, 4. to determine the farmers’ and stockmen’s perspectives of animal welfare. These objectives were achieved through a cross-sectional study carried out in 80 smallholder dairy units purposively selected in Nairobi and its environs, in which 306 dairy cows were examined. The welfare of cattle in these dairy units was evaluated through several methods which included: visual observations for animal- and farm-level factors that indicate poor welfare of cattle; taking measurements of dairy housing unit dimensions such as cubicle, walk-alley, kerb and feeding bunk; and using a structured questionnaire to interview farmers and stockmen on nutritional regimes and other management practices such as removal of slurry, milking techniques, record keeping and disease control. These factors were recorded and later analyzed. Analyses included descriptive statistics, and simple associations using chi-square at p< 0.05 significance level. Over 80% of these smallholder units had factors that contributed to poor welfare of dairy cattle. These factors included under-size cubicles, small walk-alleys, too high feeding bunks with traumatic edges, too low positioning of neck rails at the feed bunks, sharp objects and edges within the housing units and dilapidated housing structures. The main evidence of poor welfare was injuries on the animals. The body condition score (BCS) of the cows was the main indicator of welfare relating to feeding. Presence of injuries or scars on the skin at various parts of the body was considered a positive indicator of poor welfare either associated with housing structures, management practices or animal interactions. Other causes of poor welfare of the cows were hind-limb tying during milking, teat pulling during hand-milking, more than 24-hour delay before sick cows were treated, and mixing of cattle of different age-groups in the same compartment. Cow-human interaction was poor as evidenced by fearful response and long avoidance distance. This study concludes that poor welfare of dairy cattle exists in all the smallholder units evaluated, which is mainly caused by improper housing and management. Training of farmers and stockmen on animal welfare issues would therefore be a prerequisite to the improvement of dairy cattle welfare. Research on the physiological response to poor welfare of dairy cows in the smallholder units needs to be carried out to enhance the understanding of the impact of these risk factors on smallholder dairy animals.

2011

2010

2009

2008

Mogoa, EGM;, Ndurumo S.  2008.  Anaesthesia Practices Among Kenyan Veterinarians:.

2007

2006

Abuom, TO;, Mogoa EG;, Gitonga P;, Ngatia TA;, Maingi AN.  2006.  Sebaceous Gland Adenocarcinoma In A Cow..
Mogoa, EGM, Okanga S, Muchemi G, Munene E, Maingi N.  2006.  Gastrointestinal parasites of free-ranging colobus monkeys (Colobus angolensis palliatus) in Kwale District, Kenya coast. Abstract

Approximately 2000 black and white Angolan colobus monkeys (Colobus angolensis palliatus) remain in Kwale District, Southern Kenya. They are threatened by deforestation due to private development countrywide. Primates can act as indicators of the degree of change in a habitat, as habitat changes potentially affect how they deal with parasitic infection (Mittermeier & Cheney, 1987). An increasing human population in Diani, Kwale District, encroaches on the forest habitat of the Angolan colobus and brings the primate species into closer proximity with rubbish and waste from the local human population. This study established the type and distribution of gastrointestinal parasites in Angolan colobus in Diani Forest, Kwale according to age and sex and the effect of varying habitat integrity on parasite prevalence.

2005

2004

M, DRMOGOAEDDYG.  2004.  Mogoa E.G.M., Omiti J.M., Tsuma V.T., Bwanga C.O. (2004): Some constraints and opportunities in the privatization of animal breeding services in Kenya. The Kenya Veterinarian (27), 45-48.. Proceedings of the Sixth Kenya Meteorological Society. Workshop on Meteorological Research and Applications and Services. Mombasa, Kenya 29th September to 3rd October 2003 Nairobi 17-19 October 2005.. : Gitau, W., Ogallo L. A. and Mutemi, J. N., Abstract
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M, DRMOGOAEDDYG.  2004.  Mogoa E.G.M. and Mbithi P.M.F. (2004): Pain and its management in animals. The Kenya Veterinarian (27), 10-14.. Proceedings of the Sixth Kenya Meteorological Society. Workshop on Meteorological Research and Applications and Services. Mombasa, Kenya 29th September to 3rd October 2003 Nairobi 17-19 October 2005.. : Gitau, W., Ogallo L. A. and Mutemi, J. N., Abstract
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M, DRMOGOAEDDYG.  2004.  Mogoa E.G.M. (2004): Anaesthesia in the new millennium: New drugs, routes, and delivery systems. The Kenya Veterinarian (27), 49-51.. Proceedings of the Sixth Kenya Meteorological Society. Workshop on Meteorological Research and Applications and Services. Mombasa, Kenya 29th September to 3rd October 2003 Nairobi 17-19 October 2005.. : Gitau, W., Ogallo L. A. and Mutemi, J. N., Abstract

Researchers in both human and veterinary anaesthesia continue searching for better and safer anaesthetics substances which can cause damage and even death if given in incorrect doses or concentrations. Apart from looking for newer drugs, research is going on to find better routes of administration and drug delivery systems. The anaesthesia of millennium will focus on the development of substances that mimic the proteins and peptides made by the body. Newer delivery systems include patches, ionotrophoretic techniques and transmucosal delivery are being tested and/ or being practiced. This paper highlights on some of the developments and the possible future directions in anaesthesia

2003

M, DRMOGOAEDDYG.  2003.  P.M.F. Mbithi, C.M. Mulei, and E.G.M. Mogoa . The Proceedings of the Kenya Society of Anaesthesilogists. : Gitau, W., Ogallo L. A. and Mutemi, J. N., Abstract
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M, DRMOGOAEDDYG.  2003.  Mogoa E.G.M. (2003): Veterinary anaesthesia at a glance.. The Proceedings of the Kenya Society of Anaesthesilogists. : Gitau, W., Ogallo L. A. and Mutemi, J. N., Abstract
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2002

2001

M, DRMOGOAEDDYG.  2001.  E.G.M. Mogoa (2001): Influence of atropine premedication on cardiac rate in donkeys injected with xylazine and xylazine-ketamine combination. The Kenya Veterinarian, 21: 26-28.. The Proceedings of the Kenya Society of Anaesthesilogists. : Gitau, W., Ogallo L. A. and Mutemi, J. N., Abstract
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M, DRMOGOAEDDYG.  2001.  Mogoa E.G.M., Mbithi P.M.F., Nguhiu J.M., Kihurani D. (2001): Alpha2-adrenoceptor agonists in veterinary practice. The Kenya Veterinarian, 22: 82-90.. The Proceedings of the Kenya Society of Anaesthesilogists. : Gitau, W., Ogallo L. A. and Mutemi, J. N., Abstract
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2000

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