APHRC List of Publications: 2000 to 2017

Table of contents

2017 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (Published)

2017 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (In Press)

2017 APHRC Technical Reports (Published)

2017 APHRC Technical Reports (In Press)

2017 APHRC Book Chapters (Published)

2017 APHRC Briefing Papers: Fact Sheets & Policy Briefs

2016 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (Published)

2016 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (In Press)

2016 APHRC Technical Reports (Published)

2016 APHRC Book Chapters (Published)

2016 APHRC Book Chapters (In Press)

2016 APHRC Briefing Papers: Fact Sheets & Policy Briefs

2015 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (Published)

2015 Working Papers

2015 Briefing Papers (policy briefs & fact sheets)

2015 Technical Reports

2014 Published Peer Reviewed Journal Articles APHRC

2014 Articles in Press

2014 Technical Reports

2014 Book Chapters

2014 Briefing Papers/Expert Papers/Policy Briefs/Fact Sheets

2013 APHRC published peer-reviewed journal articles

2013 Research Reports

2013 Book Chapters

2013 Policy Briefs

2013 Fact Sheets

2012 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2012 Research reports

2012 Books

2012 Book Chapters

2012 working papers

2012 policy briefs

2012 Fact Sheets

2011 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2011 book chpaters

2011 policy briefs

2011 working papers

2011 Research reports

2010 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2010 book chapters

2010 policy briefs

2010 working papers

2010 Research reports

2009 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2009 policy briefs

2009 Research reports

2008 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2008 policy briefs

2008 working papers

2008 Research reports

2007 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2007 policy briefs

2006 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2006 working papers

2005 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2005 working papers

2004 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2003 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2003 working papers

2002 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2002 working papers

2002 Research reports

2001 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2001 working papers

2001 Research reports

2000 Published peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2000 working papers

2000 Research reports

2017 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (Published)

  1. Amo-Adjei, J. & Darteh, EKM.(2017). Unmet/met need for contraception and self-reported abortion in Ghana.Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare,
  2. Amugsi, D.A., Dimbuene, Z.T., Kimani-Murage, E.W., Mberu, B. and Ezeh, A.C. (2017) Differential effects of dietary diversity and maternal characteristics on
    linear growth of children aged 6–59 months in sub-Saharan Africa: a
    multi-country analysis’, Public Health Nutrition, pp. 1–17. doi: 10.1017/S1368980016003426.
  3. Beguy, D., Ezeh, A. C., Mberu, B. U. and Emina, J. B.O. (2017), Changes in Use of Family Planning among the Urban Poor: Evidence from Nairobi Slums. Population and Development Review.doi:10.1111/padr.12038
  4. Donfouet, H. P., Barczak, A., Détang-Dessendre, C., and Maigné, E (2017).Crop Production and Crop Diversity in France: A Spatial Analysis.Ecological Economics. Volume 134, April 2017, Pages 29–39. DOI
  5. Hungi, N., Ngware, M., (2017).Investigating the effects of community-based interventions on mathematics achievement of girls from low-income households in Kenya.Cogent Education.
  6. Kabaria CW, Gilbert M, Noor AM, Snow RW, Linard CL (2017). The impact of urbanization and population density on childhood P. falciparum parasite prevalence rates in Africa. Malaria Journal, 16: 49.
  7. Machiyama, K, Casterline, JB., Mumah, JN., Huda, FA, Obare, F, Odwe, G, Kabiru, CW., et al. (2017). Reasons for unmet need for family planning, with attention to the measurement of fertility preferences: protocol for a multi-site cohort study.Reproductive Health, 14(1), 23. doi:10.1186/s12978-016- 0268-z
  8. Madhavan S, Clark S, Beguy D, Kabiru CW & Gross M (2017). Moving beyond the household: Innovations in data collection on kinship.Population Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00324728.2016.1262965
  9. Mariwah, S. Amo-Adjei, J. & Anima, P. (2017).Analysis of household access to improved sanitation in Ghana.Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 7(1), 129-139.
  10. Wanjohi M., Griffiths P., Wekesah F., Muriuki P., Muhia N., Musoke R.N., Fouts H.N., Madise N.J., Kimani-Murage E.W. Sociocultural factors influencing breastfeeding practices in two slums in Nairobi, Kenya. International Breastfeeding Journal 2017 12:5. DOI: 10.1186/s13006-016-0092-7.

2017 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (In Press)

  1. Bello BM, Fatusi AO, Adepoju OE, Maina BW, Kabiru CW, Sommer M, & Mmari K. Adolescent and parental reactions to puberty in Nigeria and Kenya: a cross-cultural and intergenerational comparison. Journal of Adolescent Health
  2. De Meyer S, Kågesten K, Mmari K, McEachran J, Kabiru CW, Maina BW, Jerves EM, Currie C, Chilet E, & Michielsen K. “Boys should have the courage to ask a girl out”: Gender norms in early adolescent romantic relationships. Journal of Adolescent Health
  3. Kimani-Murage E.W., Griffiths P.L., Wekesah F.M., Wanjohi M., Muhia N., Muriuki P., Egondi T., Kyobutungi C, Ezeh A.C., McGarvey S.T., Musoke R.N., Norris S.A., Madise N.J. Effectiveness of home-based nutritional counselling and support on exclusive breastfeeding in urban poor settings in Nairobi: A cluster randomized controlled trial (Accepted in principle, Globalization and Health Journal).
  4. Mmari K, Blum RW, Atnafou R, Chilet E, De Meyer S, El-Gibaly O, Basu S, Bello B, Maina B, Zuo X. Exploration of Gender Norms and Socialization among Early Adolescents: The Use of Qualitative Methods for the Global Early Adolescent Study. Journal of Adolescent Health
  5. Norris S.A., Daar A., Balasubramanian D., Byass P., Kimani-Murage, E.W. et al. Understanding and acting on the developmental origins of health and disease in Africa would improve health across generations. Global Health Action.
  6. Ngware, M.W. & Hungi, N. “Assessing learning: How can classroom-based teachers assess students’ competencies in numeracy?” Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice.

2017 APHRC Technical Reports (Published)

  1. Sidze E.M., Stillman M., Keogh S., Egesa C.P., Mulupi S., Leong E., Mutua M., Muga W., Bankole A., Izugbara C.O. 2017. From paper to practice: Assessing sexuality education policies and their implementation in Kenya. New York: Guttmacher Institute and African Population and Health Research Center.

2017 APHRC Technical Reports (In Press)

  1. African Population and Health Research Center and Ipas, 2017.The Cost of Treating Complications of Unsafe Abortion in Public Health Facilities in Kenya. Nairobi, APHRC, Kenya.

2017 APHRC Book Chapters (Published)

  1. Danielle Doughman. (2017). Using knowledge brokerage to strengthen African voices in global decision-making on HIV and AIDS. The Social Realities of Knowledge for Development Brighton: IDS/Impact Initiative.
  2. Pamela Juma. (2017). Evidence-informed decision making: experience from the design and implementation of community health strategy in Kenya. The Social Realities of Knowledge for Development Brighton: IDS/Impact Initiative.

2017 APHRC Briefing Papers: Fact Sheets & Policy Briefs

  1. Benta Abuya. (2017). Beyond the classroom: Integrating family and community into life skills education for young people. Nairobi: APHRC
  2. Abuya, B. A. 2017. Why the new education curriculum is a triumph for Kenya’s children. Nairobi: The Conversation
  3. Njagi, J. W. (2017). “ECDE Fact Sheet: Tayari Baseline Findings”. Nairobi: African Population and Health Research Center.
  4. Sexuality Education in Kenya: Evidence from three counties.New York: Guttmacher Institute and African Population and Health Research Center.

2016 APHRC Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (Published)

  1. Aboderin, I. (2016). Coming Into Its Own? Developments and Challenges for Research on Aging in Africa. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbw017
  2. Abuya B. A. & Ngware, M. (2016).Reflections of teachers in the FPE Era: Evidence from six urban sites in Kenya. SAGE Open, 6 (1) DOI: 10.1177/2158244016629189
  3. Abuya, B. A., Ngware, M., Mutisya, M., & Nyariro, M. (2016). Girls primary schools education and transition to secondary school: Perceptions of community members at the onset of an education intervention. International Journal of Adolescent and Youth. DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2016.1185446
  4. Ameh, S., Adeleye, O. A., Kabiru, C. W., Agan, T., Duke, R., Mkpanam, N., & Nwoha, D. (2016). Predictors of Poor Pregnancy Outcomes Among Antenatal Care Attendees in Primary Health Care Facilities in Cross River State, Nigeria: A Multilevel Model. Matern Child Health J, 20(8), 1662-1672. doi:10.1007/s10995-016-1965-5
  5. Ameh, S., Owoaje, E., Oyo-Ita, A., Kabiru, C. W., Akpet, O. E., Etokidem, A., Ekpenyong, N. (2016). Barriers to and determinants of the use of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study.BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 16, 99. doi:10.1186/s12884-016-0883-2
  6. Ameyaw, E. K., Tanle, A., Kissah-Korsah, K., & Amo-Adjei, J. (2016).Women's Health Decision-Making Autonomy and Skilled Birth Attendance in Ghana.Int J Reprod Med, 2016, 6569514. doi:10.1155/2016/6569514
  7. Amo-Adjei, J. (2016). Conforming to partnership values: a qualitative case study of public-private mix for TB control in Ghana.Glob Health Action, 9(1), 28000. doi:10.3402/gha.v9.28000
  8. Amo-Adjei, J. (2016). Individual, household and community level factors associated with keeping tuberculosis status secret in Ghana. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 1196. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3842-y
  9. Amo-Adjei, J., & Anamaale Tuoyire, D. (2016). Effects of planned, mistimed and unwanted pregnancies on the use of prenatal health services in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicountry analysis of Demographic and Health Survey data. Trop Med Int Health, 21(12), 1552-1561. doi:10.1111/tmi.12788
  10. Amo-Adjei, J., Anku, P. J., Amo, H. F., & Effah, M. O. (2016).Perception of quality of health delivery and health insurance subscription in Ghana.BMC Health Serv Res, 16, 317. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1602-4
  11. Amo-Adjei, J., & Tuoyire, D. A. (2016). Do ethnicity and polygyny contribute to justification of men beating women in Ghana? Women Health, 56(1), 48-64. doi:10.1080/03630242.2015.1074638
  12. Amugsi, D. A., Dimbuene, Z. T., Bakibinga, P., Kimani-Murage, E. W., Haregu, T. N., & Mberu, B. (2016). Dietary diversity, socioeconomic status and maternal body mass index (BMI): quantile regression analysis of nationally representative data from Ghana, Namibia and Sao Tome and Principe. BMJ Open, 6(9), e012615. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012615
  13. Amugsi, D. A., Lartey, A., Kimani-Murage, E., & Mberu, B. U. (2016). Women's participation in household decision-making and higher dietary diversity: findings from nationally representative data from Ghana.J Health Popul Nutr, 35(1), 16. doi:10.1186/s41043-016-0053-1
  14. Amugsi, D.A. Dimbuene, Z.T. Kimani-Murage, E.W. Mberu, B. Ezeh. A. (2016). Differential effects of dietary diversity and maternal characteristics on linear growth of children aged 6- 59 Months: A multi-country analysis (Public Health Nutrition).
  15. Anderson, I., Robson, B., Connolly, M., Al-Yaman, F., Bjertness, E., King, A., Yap, L. (2016). Indigenous and tribal peoples' health (The Lancet-Lowitja Institute Global Collaboration): a population study. Lancet, 388(10040), 131-157. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00345-7
  16. Austrian, K., Muthengi, E., Mumah, J., Soler-Hampejsek, E., Kabiru, C. W., Abuya, B., & Maluccio, J. A. (2016). The Adolescent Girls Initiative-Kenya (AGI-K): study protocol. BMC Public Health, 16, 210. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-2888-1
  17. Bakibinga, P., Matanda, D. J., Ayiko, R., Rujumba, J., Muiruri, C., Amendah, D., & Atela, M. (2016).Pregnancy history and current use of contraception among women of reproductive age in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda: analysis of demographic and health survey data.BMJ Open, 6(3), e009991. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009991
  18. Bakibinga, P., Mutombo, N., Mukiira, C., Kamande, E., Ezeh, A., & Muga, R. (2016).The Influence of Religion and Ethnicity on Family Planning Approval: A Case for Women in Rural Western Kenya.J Relig Health, 55(1), 192-205. doi:10.1007/s10943-015-0030-9
  19. Bakibinga, P., Ziraba, A.K., Ettarh, R., Kamande, E., Egondi,T., and Kyobutungi, C. (2016). Use of Private and Public Health Facilities for essential Maternal and Child Health Services in Nairobi City informal settlements: Perspectives of Women and Community Health Volunteers. African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 3. DOI:
  20. Bellon, E.O., Ngware, M.W, & Admassu, K. (2016).The role of parental leadership in academic performance: A case of pupils in the Free Primary Education Program in Kenya. Education and Urban Society, 1-21. DOI: 10.1177/0013124516630604
  21. Dominguez-Salas, P., Alarcón, B. Häsler, I. R. Dohoo, K. Colverson, E. W. Kimani-Murage, S. Alonso, E. Ferguson, E. M. Fèvre, J. Rushton and D. Grace. (2016). Nutritional characterisation of low-income households of Nairobi: socioeconomic, livestock and gender considerations and predictors of malnutrition from a cross-sectional survey. Published August 5, 2016.Doi 10.1186/s40795-016-0086-2.
  22. Egondi, T., Muindi, K., Kyobutungi, C., Gatari, M., & Rocklov, J. (2016). Measuring exposure levels of inhalable airborne particles (PM2.5) in two socially deprived areas of Nairobi, Kenya.Environ Res, 148, 500-506. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2016.03.018
  23. Ezeh, A., Bankole, A., Cleland, J., Garcia-Moreno, C., Temmerman, M., & Ziraba, A. K. (2016).Burden of Reproductive Ill Health. In R. E. Black, R. Laxminarayan, M. Temmerman, & N. Walker (Eds.), Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health: Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 2). Washington (DC).
  24. Ezeh, A., Oyebode, O., Satterthwaite, D., Chen, Y. F., Ndugwa, R., Sartori, J., . . . Lilford, R. J. (2017). The history, geography, and sociology of slums and the health problems of people who live in slums.Lancet, 389(10068), 547-558. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31650-6
  25. Faye, C. M. Mutisya, M. Elungata,P. and Beguy. D. (2016).Correlates of Spatial Differences in under-five mortality in Nairobi’s informal Settlements.African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 3.DOI:
  26. Fonn, S., Egesah, O., Cole, D., Griffiths, F., Manderson, L., Kabiru, C., …... Izugbara, C. (2016). Building the capacity to solve complex health challenges in sub-Saharan Africa: CARTA's multidisciplinary PhD training.Can J Public Health, 107(4-5), e381-e386. doi:10.17269/cjph.107.5511
  27. Ginsburg, C., Bocquier, P., Beguy, D., Afolabi, S., Augusto, O., Derra, K., . . . Collinson, M. A. (2016). Healthy or unhealthy migrants?Identifying internal migration effects on mortality in Africa using health and demographic surveillance systems of the INDEPTH network.Soc Sci Med, 164, 59-73. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.06.035
  28. Ginsburg C., Bocquier Ph., Béguy D., Afolabi S., Augusto O., Derra K., Odhiambo F., Otiende M., Soura A., Zabré P., White MJ., Collinson MA. (2016). "Human capital on the move: Education as a determinant of internal migration in selected INDEPTH surveillance populations in Africa." Demographic Research 34(30): 845-884.
  29. Goudet, S. M., Kimani-Murage, E. W., Wekesah, F., Wanjohi, M., Griffiths, P. L., Bogin, B., & Madise, N. J. (2017). How does poverty affect children's nutritional status in Nairobi slums? A qualitative study of the root causes of undernutrition. Public Health Nutr, 20(4), 608-619. doi:10.1017/S1368980016002445
  30. Goudet S, Wainaina CW, Macharia TN, Wanjohi MN, Wekesah FM, Muriuki P, Samburu B, Griffiths PL, Kimani-Murage EW (2016). Social Return on Investment (SROI) assessment of a Baby-Friendly Community Initiative in urban poor settings, Nairobi, Kenya. Field Exchange (52)
  31. Haregu, T. N., Oti, S., Egondi, T., & Kyobutungi, C. (2016). Measurement of overweight and obesity an urban slum setting in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparison of four anthropometric indices. BMC Obes, 3, 46. doi:10.1186/s40608-016-0126-0
  32. Haregu, T. N., Oti, S., Ngomi, N., Khayeka-Wandabwa, C., Egondi, T., & Kyobutungi, C. (2016). Interlinkage among cardio-metabolic disease markers in an urban poor setting in Nairobi, Kenya.Glob Health Action, 9, 30626. doi:10.3402/gha.v9.30626
  33. Haregu, T.N., Khayeka-Wandabwa, C., Ngomi, N., Oti, S., Egondi, T., & Kyobutungi, C. (2016).Analysis of Patterns of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in an Urban Slum Setting in Nairobi, Kenya.J Phys Act Health, 13(8), 830-837. doi:10.1123/jpah.2015-0510
  34. Haregu, T.N., Wekesah, F.M., Oti, S., Egondi, T., and Kyobutungi, C. (2016). The connection between NCD risk perception and NCD risk factors in an urban poor setting in Nairobi, Kenya.African Population Studies. Vol 30, No 3 (2016). DOI:
  35. Haregu, T. N., Ziraba, A.K., and Mberu, B.U. (2016). Integration of Solid Waste
    Management Policies in Kenya: Analysis of coherence, gaps and overlaps. African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 2. Doi
  36. Hungi, N., Mahuro, G., Ngware, M., Muhia, N. (2016).Learning barriers among Grade 6 pupils attending rural schools in Uganda: Education Research for Policy and Practice. doi:10.1007/s10671-016-9199-2
  37. Izugbara, C. (2016). Single motherhood and neonatal and infant mortality in Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso and Burundi. Public Health, 135, 122-130. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2016.01.017
  38. Juma, C. Beguy, D and Mberu. B. (2016).Levels and Factors Associated with Birth Registration in the slums of Nairobi.African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 2. Supplement: 2368-2375
  39. Juma, P. A., Mohamed, S. F., Wisdom, J., Kyobutungi, C., & Oti, S. (2016). Analysis of Non-communicable disease prevention policies in five Sub-Saharan African countries: Study protocol. Arch Public Health, 74, 25. doi:10.1186/s13690-016-0137-9
  40. Kabiru, C. W., Ushie, B. A., Mutua, M. M., & Izugbara, C. O. (2016). Previous induced abortion among young women seeking abortion-related care in Kenya: a cross-sectional analysis. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 16, 104. doi:10.1186/s12884-016-0894-z
  41. Kavao M.M, Kimani-Murage E.W., Ngomi N., Ravn H., Mwaniki P. and Echoka E. Fully immunized child: coverage, timing 3 and sequencing of routine immunization in an urban poor settlement in Nairobi, Kenya, Tropical Medicine and Health Journal. 2016; 44:13 DOI 10.1186/s41182-016-0013-x
  42. Kijogi, C.M., Khayeka-Wandabwa, C., Sasaki, K., Tanaka, Y., Kurosu, H., Matsunaga, H., and Ueda, H. (2016).Subcellular dissemination of prothymosin alpha at normal physiology: immunohistochemical vis-a-vis western blotting perspective.BMC Physiology. DOI: 10.1186/s12899-016-0021-4.
  43. Kimani-Murage, E. W., Norris, S. A., Mutua, M. K., Wekesah, F., Wanjohi, M., Muhia, N., Griffiths, P. L. (2016). Potential effectiveness of Community Health Strategy to promote exclusive breastfeeding in urban poor settings in Nairobi, Kenya: a quasi-experimental study. J Dev Orig Health Dis, 7(2), 172-184. doi:10.1017/S2040174415007941
  44. Kitsao-Wekulo, P., Holding, P., Abubakar, A., Kvalsvig, J., Taylor, H. G. & King, C. L. (2016). Describing normal development in an African setting: The utility of the Kilifi Developmental Inventory among young children at the Kenyan coast.Learning and Individual Differences. 46: 3-10. DOI:
  45. Kumi-Kyereme, A., & Amo-Adjei, J. (2016).Household wealth, residential status and the incidence of diarrhoea among children under-five years in Ghana.J Epidemiol Glob Health, 6(3), 131-140. doi:10.1016/j.jegh.2015.05.001
  46. Lilford, R. J., Oyebode, O., Satterthwaite, D., Melendez-Torres, G. J., Chen, Y. F., Mberu, B., Ezeh, A. (2017).Improving the health and welfare of people who live in slums.Lancet, 389(10068), 559-570. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31848-7
  47. Machiyama, K, Casterline, JB., Mumah, JN., Huda, FA, Obare, F, Odwe, G, Kabiru, CW. Yeasmin, S and Cleland J. (2017). Reasons for unmet need for family planning, with attention to the measurement of fertility preferences: protocol for a multi-site cohort study.Reproductive Health, 14(1), 23. doi:10.1186/s12978-016-0268-z
  48. Mberu, B. U., Haregu, T. N., Kyobutungi, C., & Ezeh, A. C. (2016).Health and health-related indicators in slum, rural, and urban communities: a comparative analysis.Glob Health Action, 9, 33163. doi:10.3402/gha.v9.33163
  49. Mberu, B.U. Kabiru, C.W. Beguy, D and Ezeh, A. (2016). Consolidating Research on Population Dynamics and Health of the Urban Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview.African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 3. DOI:
  50. Mberu, B.U. Elungata, P. Kabiru, C.W and Ezeh, A. (2016). Reaching the Urban Poor with Health Interventions: The Case of HIV Testing In Nairobi Urban Informal Settlements, Kenya.African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 3. DOI:
  51. Mberu, B.U. Ciera, J.M. Elungata, P and Ezeh, A. (2016). Fertility and Household
    Economic Outcomes among Poor Urban Households in Nairobi informal Settlements, Kenya.African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 3. DOI:
  52. Michielsen K, De Meyer S, Ivanova O, Anderson R, Decat P,6, Herbiet C, Kabiru CW, Ketting E, Lees J, Moreau C, Tolman DL, Vanwesenbeeck I, Vega B, Verhetsel E, Chandra-Mouli V. (2016). Reorienting adolescent sexual and reproductive health research: reflections from an international conference.Reprod Health, 13, 3. doi:10.1186/s12978-016-0117-0
  53. Muindi, K., Mberu, B.U., Elung’ata, P. and Oyolola,M. (2016). Timing and Frequency of Antenatal Care Utilization in Slums: Assessing Determinants over time.African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 3. DOI:
  54. Muindi, K, Kimani-Murage, E., Egondi, T., Rocklov, J., Nawi Ng (2016).Household Air Pollution: Sources and exposure levels to fine particulate matter in Nairobi slums.Toxics 4(3), 12; doi:10.3390/toxics4030012
  55. Mukuria, A. G., Martin, S. L., Egondi, T., Bingham, A., & Thuita, F. M. (2016). Role of Social Support in Improving Infant Feeding Practices in Western Kenya: A Quasi-Experimental Study.Glob Health Sci Pract, 4(1), 55-72. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-15-00197
  56. Murungi LM, Sondén K, Llewellyn D, Rono J, Guleid F, Williams AR, Ogada E, Thairu A, Färnert A, Marsh K, Draper SJ, Osier FHA. 2016. Targets and mechanisms associated with protection from severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Kenyan children. Infect Immun 84:950 –963. doi:10.1128/IAI.01120-15
  57. Muthuri, S. K., Onywera, V. O., Tremblay, M. S., Broyles, S. T., Chaput, J. P., Fogelholm, M., Group, I. R. (2016). Relationships between Parental Education and Overweight with Childhood Overweight and Physical Activity in 9-11 Year Old Children: Results from a 12-Country Study. PLoS One, 11(8), e0147746. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147746
  58. Muthuri, S. K., Oti, S. O., Lilford, R. J., & Oyebode, O. (2016).Salt Reduction Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review.PLoS One, 11(3), e0149680. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0149680
  59. Muthuri, S. K., Oyolola, M., & Faye, C. (2017).Trends and correlates of single motherhood in Kenya: Results from the Demographic and Health Survey.Health Care Women Int, 38(1), 38-54. doi:10.1080/07399332.2016.1245306
  60. Muthuri, S. K., Wachira, L. J., Onywera, V. O., & Tremblay, M. S. (2016). Associations Between Parental Perceptions of the Neighborhood Environment and Childhood Physical Activity: Results from ISCOLE-Kenya. J Phys Act Health, 13(3), 333-343. doi:10.1123/jpah.2014-0595
  61. Mutisya, M., Ngware, M.W., Kabiru, C.W., and Ngianga-bakwin,K. (2016). The effect of education on household food security in two informal urban settlements in Kenya: a longitudinal analysis.Food Security July 7, 2016. Doi 10.1007/s12571-016-0589-3.
  62. Mutua, M. K., Kimani-Murage, E., Ngomi, N., Ravn, H., Mwaniki, P., & Echoka, E. (2016). Fully immunized child: coverage, timing and sequencing of routine immunization in an urban poor settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. Trop Med Health, 44, 13. doi:10.1186/s41182-016-0013-x
  63. Mutombo, N., Mberu, B.U., Beguy, D., Muindi, K., Mutua, M., Faye, C., Obisie-Nmehielle, N., and Ventura, E. (2016).Health Vulnerabilities among Migrant/Mobile Populations in Urban Settings of East and Southern Africa: A Regional Synthesis of Evidence from Literature.African Population Studies, Vol 30, No 3.DOI:
  64. Ngware, M.W., Mahuro, G.M., Hungi, N., Abuya, B.A, Nyariro, M.P. & Mutisya, M (2016).Moderated effects of risky behavior on academic performance among adolescent girls living in urban slums of Kenya. Cogent Education, 3(1), 1-18.
  65. Mahuro, G.M., Hungi, N. (2016). Parental participation improves student academic achievement: A case of Iganga and Mayuge districts in Uganda. Cogent Education, 3 (1), 1-12.
  66. Ochako, R., Izugbara, C., Okal, J., Askew, I., & Temmerman, M. (2016).Contraceptive method choice among women in slum and non-slum communities in Nairobi, Kenya.BMC Womens Health, 16, 35. doi:10.1186/s12905-016-0314-6
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