Published Papers – Research Findings -Evidence of Impact

  1. Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Atlanta, Department of Health and Human Services: Baseline Data from the Nyando Integrated Child Health and Education Project. MMWR – CDC Weekly report – Vol 56 October 22, 2007
  2. Matthew C Freeman et al- 07-03-2009: Increasing equity of access to point ofuse water treatment products through social marketing and entrepreneurship: a case study in Western Kenya. Journal of Water and Health
  3. Julie R Harris et al: Effect of point of use water treatment and safe water storage interventions on diarrhea in infants of HIV infected mothers. , 15 October 2009 Journal of Infectious Diseases
  4. Maria Elena D. Jefferds et al: Formative research exploring acceptability, utilization and promotion in order to develop an micronutrient powder (Sprinkles) intervention among Luo families in Western Kenya.  Food and Nutrition Bulletin vol 31 (supplement) 2010 – the United Nations University, 2010.
  5. Parmi Suchdev et al: Monitoring the marketing, distribution and use of Sprinkles micronutrient powders in rural Western Kenya . Food and Nutrition Bulletin vol 31, no 2  (supplement) 2010 – the United Nations University, 2010
  6. Parmi Suchdev et al: Sustainability of market based community distribution of sprinkles in Western Kenya. Maternal and Child Nutrition 2012.
  7. Samuel Loewenberg : Fighting Child Nutrition in Africa through the use of micronutrient supplements. Health Affairs, June 2011
  8. Julie R Harris et al: Addressing inequities in access to health products through the use of social marketing, community mobilization and local entrepreneurship in Rural Western Kenya. International Journal of Population Reserarch Article ID 470598, 25th March 2012
  9. Frederick E Grant et al: Comparison of indicators of iron deficiency in Kenyan children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition – 2012 American Society of Nutrition,  2012
  10. Parmi Suchdev et al : Selling Sprinkles micronutrient powder reduces anemia, iron deficiency and vitamin A deficiency in Western Kenya, a cluster randomized controlled trial, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition –American Society of Nutrition, 2012
  11. Elizaeth Briere et al : Impact of integration of Hygiene kit distribution with routine immunizations on infant vaccine coverage and water treatment and hand washing practices of Kenyan mothers. The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2012:205 (supplement 1), 2012.
  12. Patel et al: Impact of a hygiene curriculum and the installation of simple hand washing and drinking water stations in rural Kenyan primary schools on student health and hygiene practices. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2012 (under review)
  13. Samuel Loewenberg: Easier than taking vitamins The New York Times, 5th September 2012.
  14. Silk et al: A strategy to increase adoption of locally produced ceramic cook stoves in rural Kenyan households.  BMC Public Health 2012.
  15. Ryman et al: Integration of routine vaccination and hygiene interventions, a comparison of two strategies in Kenya. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2012.
  16. Katharine Shilling et al: Challenge of promoting interventions to prevent disease in impoverished populations in rural western Kenya – American Journal of Public Health – December 2013
  17. Eric M Foote et al: Determinants of anaemia among preschool children in rural, western Kenya; under review.
  18. Foote et Al; Impact of Locally Produced ceramic cook stoves on respiratory disease in children in Rural Western Kenya The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – October 4, 2012.
  19. Alexander K. et al: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Conditions in Kenyan Rural Schools: Are schools meeting the needs of Menstruating girls:  Journal Water – April 9, 2014
  20. Bobbie Person et al: It is good for my family’s health and cooks food in a way that my heart loves; qualitative findings and implications. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012,
  21. Graves et all: Teacher perspectives on implementing and sustaining a handwashing promotion intervention in Western Kenyan primary schools. Int Q Community Health Educ, 2014; Vol. 34(2) 159-170 (doi:
  22. Murphy JL, Ayers TL, Knee J, Oremo J, Odhiambo A, Faith SH, Nyagol RO, Stauber CE, Lantagne DS, Quick RE 2016. Evaluating four measures of water quality in clay pots and plastic safe storage containers in Kenya. Water Research 104: 312-319.
  23. Graves JM et all: . Enhancing a safe water intervention with student-created visual aids to promote handwashing behavior in Kenyan primary schools.  International Quarterly of Community Health Education 2012; 32(4):307-323.
  24. Fleming E et all: The Impact of Integration of Rapid Syphilis Testing During Routine Antenatal Services in Rural Kenya. Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2013. Article ID 674584,
  25. Person B et all: . A Qualitative Evaluation of Hand Drying Practices among Kenyans. PLOS One 2013. 8(9): e74370. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0074370.
  26. Date K et all: .  Evaluation of a Rapid Cholera Response Activity — Nyanza Province, Kenya, 2008. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2012; 208: (suppl 1): S62-S68.
  27. Mason et all: Adolescent school girls experiences of menstrual cups and pads in Rural Western Kenya, a qualitative study. Waterlines Vol. 34 No. 1 – January 2015
  28. Bennet S et all: Acceptability and Use of Portable Drinking Water and Hand Washing Stations in Health Care Facilities and their impact on patient hygiene practices, Western Kenya; PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0126916 May 11, 2015
  29. Slayton R et all : A cluster-randomized controlled evaluation of the impact of a novel antimicrobial hand towel on the health of children under 2 years old in rural communities in Nyanza Province, Kenya.” the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene May 2015
  30. Phillips Howard et all: Menstrual Cups and Sanitary pads to reduce school attrition, and sexual transmitted and reproductive tract infections; a cluster randomized controlled feasibility study in rural Western Kenya ; BMJ Open 2016 ;6:e013229 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013229 – Public Health
  31. Freedman M, Bennett SD, Rainey R, Otieno R, Quick R. Cost analysis of the implementation of portable handwashing and drinking water stations in rural Kenyan health facilities.  Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 2017; in press.
  32. LaCon G, Schilling K, Harris J, Person B, Owuor M, Ogange L, Faith S, Quick R. Evaluation of student handwashing practices during a school-based hygiene program in rural western Kenya, 2007. Int Q Community Health Educ, 2017; 37: 121-28.
  33. Fagerli K, O’Connor K, Kim S, Kelley M, Odhiambo A, Faith S, Otieno R, Nygren B, Kamb M, Quick R. Impact of the integration of water treatment, hygiene, nutrition, and clean delivery interventions on maternal health service use. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017; 96: 1253-60.
  34. Fleming E, Gaines J, O’Connor K, Ogutu J, Atieno N, Atieno S, Kamb M, Quick R. Can incentives reduce the barriers to use of antenatal care and delivery services in Kenya? Results of a qualitative inquiry. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2016; 28 (1):153-174.
  35. Pilishvilli T, Loo JD, Schrag S, Stanistreet D, Christensen B, Yip F, Nyagol R, Quick R, Sage M, Bruce N. Effectiveness of Six Improved Cookstoves in Reducing Household Air Pollution and Their Acceptability in Rural Western Kenya. 2016 Nov 15; 11(11):e0165529. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165529.