Mrs. Lillian S. W. Muiruri, Lecturer, Department of Health Systems Management
KeMU Towers, 13th Floor, Nairobi Campus

“Do you want to learn strategies, responses, and activities that are designed to sustainably improve country health system performance and transform health practice? Transformational, systems level changes are required to effectively and efficiently use scarce resources and to achieve the health SDGs. Such changes require new ways of thinking about health and approaches to improve health outcomes. You can only acquire the skill and competences in KeMU HSM Department and be a Global Health change agent. The Future is here!” – Lillian Muiruri


Lillian Muiruri is a competent student-centered Health Systems Management Assistant Lecturer with over nine (9) years of experience in teaching, training, research and publishing.

Her areas of specialization are: Health Information Systems Design, planning, Implementation, monitoring and Evaluation, Data Management and analytics in health, Information security and ethics, and internet use in health. 

Teaching and Research Interests: Health Management Information Systems, Information Resources Management in Health, Health Systems Management, Adolescents and Youth health systems, Monitoring and Evaluation in health, Data quality, Culture and Society (Anthropology), Research Methods.

Skilled in student management and career guidance with emphasis on nurturing disciplined, transformative leaders with respect of persons, talented professionals with the right attitude, patience and personality to foster health systems strengthening and innovations in the healthcare sector. Seeking to leverage my technical and professional expertise to grow in the role of an Educator and a Mentor in Health Systems Strengthening in Organizations, Institutions and society at large.

 A result-oriented, integral and keen to details professional with exemplary experience in students’ data management and academic portfolio using the ERP system. A team player with good communication, writing and editing skills, leadership, technical and time management skills. Lillian has worked in various organizations including public service as a lecturer, employee, volunteer, counsellor and mentor.

Lillian is involved in community service activities in different organizations and institutions in a bid to foster healthy living, child welfare and adolescents and youths wellbeing in society.


  • M.Sc, Health Information Management from Hochschule Neu-Ulm University of Applied Services, Germany in collaboration with KeMU
  • MPH, Health Services Management, Moi University School of Public Health, College of health sciences, Eldoret, Kenya
  • B.A, Cultural Studies- Anthropology, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya


  • Ngivu JN, Kyalo CK, Muiruri L, (2022). Factors Influencing Reporting of Medical Errors amongst Nurses in Pediatric Wards in Three Teaching and Referral Hospitals in Nairobi Kenya. J Nurs Pract 5(1):398-405 DOI: 10.36959/545/411
  • Gathii, p., Kawila, C and Muiruri, L. (2021). Determinants of Reporting Rates for HIV Test-kits; A Case of Meru County. International Journal of Computer Applications 183(23):11-18, DOI: 10.5120/ijca2021921597
  • Dipti Ashish Bhavsar, Dr. Kezia Njoroge, Ms. Lillian Muiruri (2021); Factors Influencing Rational Use Of Psychotropic Medicines In Mathari National Teaching And Referral Hospital In Nairobi, Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 11(8) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI:
  • Mugasia, T. C., Muiruri, L., & Oluoch, M. (2021). Health System Influence On Functionality of Managers in Public Hospitals: A Case of Sub County Hospitals in Bungoma County. Journal of Public Policy & Governance, 5(2). Retrieved from
  • Otieno, O. M., Muiruri, L. & Kawila, C. (2020). Factors Related To Quality Data Which Determine Health Information Utilization In Making Decision Among Healthcare Managers In Mombasa County, Kenya. American Journal of Public Policy and Administration (AJPO), Vol.5, Issue 1 No.1, pp 1 -22, 2020. ISSN 2520-4696 (Online)
  • Jaji, A. R., Tenambergen, W. & Muiruri, L., (2020). Influence of Institutional Reorganization On The Access To Primary Care Health Services In A Transition Period: A Case Of Ifo Camp, Dadaab Refugee Complex, Kenya. European Journal of Public Health Studies, Vol.2, Issue 2, pp 104 -116, 2020. ISSN 2668-1056, DOI: 10.46827/Ejphs.V2i2.66
  • Cheruiyot, B., Muiruri, L. & Njuguna, R.S., (2019). Implementation of Hospital Management Information Systems on Service Delivery in Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya. World Journal of Medical Education and Research (WJMER), Vol 20: Issue 1, 2019. ISSN 2052-1715
  • Kuyo, R. O.,Muiruri, L. W., & Njuguna S. N., (2019). Organizational Factors Influencing the Adoption of the District Health Information System 2 in Uasin Gishu Sub- County Hospitals, Kenya. World Journal of Medical Education and Research (WJMER), Vol 20: Issue 2, 2019. ISSN 2052-1716
  • Leleruk, M. N., & Muiruri, L. W., (2018).  Influence of Institutional Planning On the Use of HMIS in Faith Based Health Facilities in Samburu County, Kenya.  Researchjournali’s Journal of Public Health Vol. 4 | No. 4 April | 2018
  • Mukenyang’ C., & Muiruri L. W., (2018). Functionality and Effectiveness of Community Health Units in West Pokot County. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS) e-ISSN: 2320–1959.p- e-ISSN: 2320–1959.p- ISSN: 2320–1940 Volume 5, Issue 1 Ver. I (Jan. - Feb. 2018), PP 01-16, DOI: 10.9790/1959-05110116
  • Nganga, E., Muiruri L. W., Oluoch M., & Nzivo C. (2018). 'Determinants of sustainability of HIV projects in kenya: a case of Muranga county', International Journal of Current Innovation Research, 4(5), pp. 1215-1219. ISSN: 2395-5775, DOI: 10.24327/IJCIR
  • Esinyen, S. A., Muiruri, L. W., & Okero, D. C. (2017). Provider Related Factors on Utilization of Nursing Care Plan in Lodwar County Referral Hospital. International Journal of Current Business and Social Sciences | IJCBSS Vol.1, Issue 6, 2017; Copyright © 2016 IJCBSS All rights reserved
  • Samuel, K. G., Muiruri L.W., & Osuga B. O., (2017). The Influence of Infrastructural Investment on Adoption of ICT in Health Information System: A Case of Sub County Referral Hospitals in Nakuru County, Kenya. Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing, Vol.38, 2017, ISSN 2422-8419
  • Abdi, A. A., Osuga B.O., & Muiruri L. W., (2016). Training for Competent Human Resources to Improve Health Systems: A Case of Nurse Training at KMTC Garissa, County. International Journal of Business and Social Science IJCBSS Vol. 7 No. 2, ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss
  • Samuel, K. G., Muiruri L.W., & Osuga B. O., (2016). Adoption of Computerised Health Information System Focusing on Kenya’s Health Facilities. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. ISSN 2224-3208 (Paper) ISSN 2225-093X (Online) Vol.6, No.20, 2016

Research Interests

  • Health Information systems planning, design, Implementation, monitoring and Evaluation
  • Health Data management and analytics
  • IT resource management and Internet use in health


Leadership, Management and Governance for health systems91%
Project proposal development and report writing97%
Project Management and Evaluation94%
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