CARTA / Mary Wanjira Njue-Kamau

Mary Wanjira Njue-Kamau

Mary Wanjira Njue-Kamau

University of Nairobi

Country: Kenya

Institution: University of Nairobi

Area of Research: Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (IFAS) among pregnant women: A community based approach in Kiambu County


Bio:

Mary Wanjira Njue-Kamau is a PhD student at the University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences, and Community Health Thematic Unit, where she also lectures.
She holds a Master of Science in Public Health degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She has over five years of university teaching experience especially in community health nursing, both theory and practical. She has previously taught as a lecturer at Regina Pacis University College, a constituent college of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, where she acted as the students’ welfare officer for over three years as well as Presbyterian University of East Africa and Daystar universities, Kenya. Prior to joining the teaching profession, she worked as a nurse manager for almost ten years in various hospitals in Kenya where her desire to develop competent health professionals was further ignited propelling her to the teaching career.
Prior to joining the teaching profession, she worked as a nurse manager for almost ten years in various hospitals in Kenya where her desire to develop competent health professionals was further ignited propelling her to the teaching career.
She has two published articles in peer-reviewed journals, one academic module in environmental education, and has also presented her master’s research work at conferences.
Her desire to see healthy communities has seen her participate in organizing various community health-promoting activities such as medical camps and health check-ups.