Dr. Kezia Njoroge, PhD
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Dr. Kezia Njoroge, Ph.D

Designation: Chair of Department
School: School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Department: Health Systems Management

The School of Medicine & Health Sciences has competent, supportive and friendly faculty who are skilled to teach and offer practical knowledge that will strengthen the Health Systems globally” – Dr. Kezia Njoroge


Kezia is a lecturer and a supervisor of postgraduate research studies in the Department of Health Systems Management.  She has a keen interest in all aspects of Leadership, Management, and Governance for Health Systems, Health Economics, Health marketing, Health risk management, and epidemiology in the health sector.  

Her research interests in health studies encompass public health, Health systems thinking and health systems strengthening for provision of quality health services and promotion of health behaviors using both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.


  • Ph.D in Public Health: University of Northumbria, Newcastle UK
  • MSc. International Health: University of Uppsala, Sweden
  • MSc. Developing and Environmental Economics, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Bachelors of Education, Egerton University, Kenya


  • Ahlberg, B. M., & Njoroge, K. M. (2013). 'Not men enough to rule!': Politicization of ethnicities and forcible circumcision of Luo men during the postelection violence in Kenya. Ethnicity & Health, 8(5):454-68. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2013.772326. Epub 2013 Jun 11. PMID: 23758644
  • Kezia M Njoroge, Pia Olsson, Ann M Pertet, Beth Maina Ahlberg. (2010). Voices unheard: Youth and Sexuality in the wake of HIV prevention in Kenya. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, 1(4), 143-148. doi: 10.1016/j.srhc.2010.07.006. Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21122613/
  • Shadrack Ochieng Opon, Wanja Mwaura Tenambergen, Kezia Muthoni Njoroge. (2020). The effect of patient reminders in reducing missed appointment in medical settings: A systematic review. PAMJ-One Health, 2(1), doi: 10.11604/pamj-oh.2020.2.9.21839. Available online at https://www.one-health.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/2/9/pdf/9.pdf
  • Reuben Cherwon Koech, Kezia Njoroge, Lilian Muiruri. (2020). Professional-Related Factors Influencing Inter-Professional Collaboration among Healthcare Workers in Primary Healthcare Facilities in Nakuru County, Kenya. Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 9(3) 32-40. (May - June 2020), https://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jnhs/papers/vol9-issue3/Series5/E0903053240.pdf

Research Interests

  • Public Health
  • Health Systems Thinking
  • Health Systems Strengthening


Lecturing and Presentation Skills97%
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Skills92%
Management Skills90%