Well equipped Clinical Skills Lab
Fully equipped Biomedical Sciences Lab
Student's practicals at the Biomedical Sciences Lab
Student's practicals at the Biomedical Sciences Lab
Dennis Butto & Wanjiku Njoroge from School of Health Sciences gives Career Advice to Visiting High School Students during the KyU Career day held on July 8, 2016

Message from the Dean School of Health Sciences

Welcome to the School of Health Sciences (SHS) of Kirinyaga University. At SHS, our mission and commitment is to produce “Timeless Graduates”, who will be catalysts of change in the society. A “timeless graduate” is one that leaves an institution with the right skills, values and attitudes, hence will continue to be relevant and timeless throughout his/her life......read more

Dean-SHS
Dr. Samuel Mburu (PhD Hematology Pathology)
Kirinyaga University

  • Vision & Mission

    To be the leader and preferred choice in medical and Health Science straining, research and community outreach.

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Research & Publications

Kuria MW., Ngumi VW., Njenga PK., Wangai LN. (2017). MaxEnt Modeling for Predicting a Suitable Habitat for a Threatened and Endangered Medicinal Plant Species Strychnos henningsii in Kenya. IJIRK. Volume-2 Issue-11

Mburu S. (2017). Targeting the Seven Cancer Hallmarks by Modulation of Oxidative stress, Inflammation and Immune Activation; A Radical Therapeutic Approach. Cancer and Oncology Research, 5(2): 32-43, 2017

Dennis Butto., Mburu S. (2015). Factors Associated with Male Involvement in Family Planning in West Pokot County, Kenya. Universal Journal of Public Health, 3, 160-168 ID: 17604170.

KARIMI, Olive W.; Murigi, Mary Wanjiru; Pertet, Anne; Odawa, O. Careena (2017). Factors associated with level of birth preparedness among pregnant mothers at Kerugoya county referral hospital. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 11, p. 3998-4002. ISSN 2394-6040.

L. M. Chimbevo, J. B. Malala, P. S. Oshule, W. F. Muchiri, D. O. Otundo, S. Essuman, F. O. Oginga, M. K. Webale, G. O. Munyekenye, and J. M. Ndambuki (2017). A Comparison of Parasitological Techniques (Microscopy) and Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) of DNA in Diagnosis and Monitoring Treatment of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense Infection in Vervet Monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops). International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review 18(2): 1-14.

  • Recent News & Events

    Upcoming event: 2nd KyU International conference (Health & Technology) in November 2018.

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