Nyakoboke Oirere-Nyaribo, Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics
KeMU Towers 13th floor, Nairobi Campus

“The Department of public Health, Human Nutrition and Dietetics is committed towards attaining the goal of Vision 2030 on health by equipping our graduates with appropriate knowledge and skills to promote good health and prevent diseases. We endeavour to nurture transformational leaders who will change the society’s Nutrition and Health status” – Miss. Nyakoboke Oirere


Nyakoboke is an assistant lecturer at the Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, with an interest in Maternal and child nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Epidemiology, Nutrition Surveillance, Food systems and Nutrition Education and Counseling.

She has great passion in mentoring young people on current nutrition issues that affect children, mothers the youth, the adults and the elderly. She empowers young people to enable them to take charge of their health and nutrition using food as medicine.

Nyakoboke is a member of Kenya Nutritionists and Dietetics Institute (KNDI). She is involved in research and she is currently pursuing her PhD studies in Public Health. She enjoys reading and researching on health and nutrition issues in a society that is evolving and becoming more dynamic.  New discoveries and theories are affecting the way people behave and choices they make.


  • MPH (Master of Public Health); Family Health and Nutrition, Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • BSc. Family and Consumer Sciences; Foods and Nutrition, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Kenya

Research Interests

  • Double burden of malnutrition
  • Infant and young child feeding practices
  • Adolescent health issues
  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Cancer and Nutrition
  • Food security


Nutrition Assessment and Counseling91%
Therapeutic Meal Planning97%
Proposal Development for Funding91%
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