Position: Lecturer/Nutritionist
Qualification: PhD, MSc, BED 
Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics
Contact Address:
P. O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi
+254-20-8710901/9 Ext 4125
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Refereed journal papers

Other publications

  • Njogu E.W (2016) Food and nutrition security e-learning course- for EDULINK programme (eLEFANS Project)
  • Njogu E.W (2009) Book Chapter on “Agriculture in Urban Planning: Generating Livelihoods and Food security” in the book Household food Security Among Urban Farmers in Nairobi-Kenya (2009). Agropolis II Project by IDRC –Canada. www.idrc.ca

Conference Presentations

  • May 25th-29th 2015 Conference presentation: “Risk factors associated with osteoporosis among women aged 40 years and above attending orthopedic clinic at  Mbagathi Hospital, Nairobi County, Kenya”- Arusha Tanzania
  • July 30th - 2nd August, 2014 presented a paper : “Challenges of Obesity” at Kisii University Kenya
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Enhancing farming practices for improved household food and nutrition security in Kamae, peri-urban area -Nairobi, Kenya’ in the Kenyatta University Annual Postgraduate Seminar June 2009.
  • Presented a poster: ‘Comparison of food security and nutrition status of children in tea and non-tea producing households in Ndia Division- Kirinyaga District for the 18th International Congress of Nutrition Conference with theme ‘Nutrition safari for innovation Solutions. 19th –23rd Sept 2005.
  • Presented the paper ‘Household food security and nutrition status of children in tea and non-tea producing households in Ndia division of Kirinyaga District in the Kenyatta University Annual Postgraduate Seminar October 2002

Currently Student supervising:

  • Two (2) PhD students in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics and (1) in Public Health
  • Ten (10) students pursuing Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Twenty (20) students pursuing Master of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Research and Consultancy

  • 2014 January to 2016-Author for e-learning course Food and nutrition security- for EDULINK programme (eLEFANS Project)
  • (2012 May) SMART Nutrition and Health survey done in Pochalla County Jonglei State South Sudan. Survey by Christian Recovery And Development Agency CRADA
  • (2011 November ) Anthropometric and mortality survey done in Mandera County(Mandera North and East districts) Kenya. Survey done by Islamic relief in collaboration with Ministry of Health of Health and ARIDLANDS
  • (2010 January to December) Worked with National AIDS/STDs Control Programme (NASCOP)-Kenya, to offer technical support to develop implementation protocol for the Suba Nutrition pilot and to monitor implementation as well as to document the process.-Carried out a Baseline survey, wrote and submitted the report to NASCOP.
  • August to September 2010- supervisor in National Urban Food Security Assessment survey by Government of Kenya and World Food Programme (Nairobi and Machakos Kenya).Duties- training team members, coordinating teams in data collection and entry.
  • 2008-training on Income Generation Activities and good nutrition to poor urban dwellers in Kasarani in collaboration with Small Enterprise Facilitation Initiative(SEFI).
  • 2007-Training on Income Generation Activities and good nutrition to poor urban dwellers and people living with HIV/AIDS in Kasarani-Nairobi in collaboration with World Vision-Kenya
  • 2003- Participated in a National survey by UNICEF and Kenyatta University Department of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics on suitable food vehicle for Vitamin A and Iron.

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