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Dr. Peter K. Njoroge: MB,ChB (1984, Nairobi);  MPH (1992, Nairobi); Cert in MNCH Research (2010, University of Manitoba), Eisenhower Fellow in the field of Public Health – USA, 1994.

Address: School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Email: pknjoroge@mail.uonbi.ac.ke

 

Dr Njoroge is a Lecturer in the School of Public Health. He has been a member of the faculty since 1992, joining from the Ministry of Health (MOH) where he had served for eight years at various levels from the district to national levels. He is a Public Health Physician with vast interest and experience in the fields of Reproductive Health and Maternal and Child Health. which are his focal areas of teaching, research and consultancy. His teaching responsibilities transcend undergraduate, postgraduate, as well as special basic and post-basic courses in his school and other departments in the university.  He has successfully supervised ninteen student thesis projects, leading to the award of Masters in Public Health degrees.

 

Dr. Njoroge has coordinated and facilitated international, regional and local courses including the Health Management Course for English speaking African countries “The Tools for Health Managers Course” between 1995 and 2000 and HNSC 4260   “Building Healthy Communities: A Global Perspective” - a collaborative offering between University of Manitoba and University of Nairobi through virtual lectures in 2012. In 2007, he served in the health department of the East Africa Community (EAC) Secretariat in Arusha for six months during which time he developed the Regional East African Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategic Plan under UNFPA support to the EAC.  Dr Njoroge has been involved in the formulation and evaluation of various Ministry of Health programmes in Kenya such as the Piloting of the Safe Motherhood interventions in western Kenya (1999-2003), formulation of the first Implementation Plan for the National Reproductive Health Program (1996), formulation of the Interim (Annual) Operational Plan for the first National Health Sector Strategic Plan in 2004, Resetting the Reproductive Health Agenda in Kenya: Review of the 2004-2008 Reproductive Health Research Agenda and setting the 2010-2014 Research Agenda in 2010 and evaluations of various health programs including the review of the implementation of the Community Strategy and the end-term review of the second National Health Sector Strategic Plan in 2012. He is currently involved in research in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Research in the country.

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