Ms. Diana Wangeshi Njuguna

Designation: Lecturer
Contact: +254721717031
Email: diana.njuguna@dkut.ac.ke
School/Institute: Nursing
Department: Medical Surgical Nursing

 

Academic Background

QualificationInstitutionYear
Master of Science Nursing
Specialization Medical Surgical Nursing
University of Nairobi2012 – 2014
Bachelor of Science NursingUniversity of Eastern Africa, Baraton2004 – 2009

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Surgical Nursing

Work Experience

  • 2016 – Present: Lecturer – Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Nyeri
  • 2015: Assistant lecturer – Kenya Methodist University
  • 2015: Part Time Lecturer – University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Nairobi
  • 2015: Study Nurse – University of Washington TREE program, Nairobi
  • 2010 – 2015: Part Time Lecturer – Egerton University, Nakuru
  • 2010 – 2012: Nursing Officer – Nakuru War Memmorial Hospital, Nakuru
  • 2009 – 2010: Nurse intern – Nakuru County Referral Hospital

Social Responsibilities

  • Member of the Rotary International

Publications

i)    Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  • 2020: Njuguna, Diana Wangeshi; Mahrouseh, Nour; Onisoyonivosekume, Dede; Varga, Orsolya
  • “National Policies to Prevent and Manage Cervical Cancer in East African Countries: A Policy Mapping Analysis”
  • Cancers 2020, 12(6), 1520; https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers12061520
  • 2020: Diana Wangeshi Njuguna, Anthony Ayieko Ong’any, Mary Murigi, Caroline Kerubo “Correlation of unsafe abortion and HIV Seropositive status among Women of reproductive age in a National Referral Hospital in Kenya”
  • Kenyan Journal of Nursing & Midwifery vol 5, No 1 (2020)
  • https://www.kjnm.co.ke/index.php/kjnm/article/view/167
  • 2019: Folahanmi T. Akinsolu, Priscilla O. Nemieboka, Diana W. Njuguna, Makafui N.
  • Ahadji, Dora Dezso and Orsolya Varga. “Emerging Resistance of Neglected Tropical
  • Diseases: A systematic review of the literature”
  • Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Jul 4;17(13):4833. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17134833.
  • 2011: Nyangena, E., Njuguna, D., & Chepkemoi, A. (2011). Anxiety levels among first year nursing students on starting clinical practice. Kenya Nursing Journal, 40(1):1-6

ii)   Publications in conference proceedings

  • November 2018: 8th Scientific Forum which was organized by the Doctoral School of Health Sciences of the University of Pécs, Hungary. Presented a paper on ‘Anxiety levels among first year university nursing students on starting clinical practice’.
  • October 2018: Medical Conference for PhD students and Experts of Clinical Sciences 2018 (MEDPECS-2018). Presented a paper on ‘Impact of Supportive Supervision & On-Job Training on Use of Sulfadoxine- Pyrimethamine (SP) for Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy and Improving Prenatal Quality of Life in Malaria Endemic Zones’
  • November 2017: 3rd DeKUT International Conference on Science Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Nyeri Presented a paper on ‘Correlates of abortion and HIV seropositive status in Kenyatta National Hospital’

Papers presented in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

  • May 2019: PhD Multidisciplinary scientific conference “Spring Wind” 2019. University of Debrecen Hungary.
  • April 2019: 4th V4 Public Health Conference 2019. University of Debrecen Hungary.
  • November 2018: 8th Scientific Forum which was organized by the Doctoral School of Health Sciences of the University of Pécs, Hungary. Presented a paper on ‘Anxiety levels among first year university nursing students on starting clinical practice’.
  • October 2018: Medical Conference for PhD students and Experts of Clinical Sciences 2018 (MEDPECS-2018). Presented a paper on ‘Impact of Supportive Supervision & On-Job Training on Use of Sulfadoxine- Pyrimethamine (SP) for Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy and Improving Prenatal Quality of Life in Malaria Endemic Zones’
  • November 2017: 3rd DeKUT International Conference on Science Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Nyeri Presented a paper on ‘Correlates of abortion and HIV seropositive status in Kenyatta National Hospital’
  • November 2017: Workshop for Capacity Enhancement for teaching Research Extension for Management of critical Medical Devices at Public Hospitals in Kenya. Nyeri
  • November 2017: International technology Forum on in vitro-diagnostics and bioanalysis. Potsdam, Germany
  • November 2016: 2rd DeKUT International Conference on Science Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Nyeri
  • June 2015: 3rd International Scientific Conference. University of Nairobi.
  • September 2013: Workshop on Implementation Science at Partnership for Innovative Medical Education in Kenya (PRIME-K) Kenyatta, Nairobi
  • July 2012: Palliative care training – Nairobi, Kenya
  • June 2011: Workshop on Tb Management by Kenya Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (KAPTLD) Nakuru
  • January 2010: Workshop on HIV Management at Nakuru College of Science and Technology
  • August 2009: Advanced Pediatric Nursing Seminar by Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, Baraton

Awards, Scholarships  and Recognitions

  • Stipendium Hungaricum Government of Hungary Scholarship 2018/2019

Research

a)Ongoing/Completed Researches

  • National Policies to Prevent and Manage Cervical Cancer in East African Countries (Ongoing) Correlates of abortion and HIV seropositive status in Kenyatta National Hospital Anxiety levels among first year nursing students on starting clinical practice

Postgraduate Thesis Supervision and Examination (Start with the most current, completed and then ongoing)

i)    Doctorate

  • National Policies to Prevent and Manage Cervical Cancer in East African Countries (Ongoing)

ii)   Masters

  • Correlates of abortion and HIV seropositive status in Kenyatta National Hospital

Research Interests

  • Health Policy, Oncology (gynaecological cancers)

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Nursing Council of Kenya
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya