Published Papers
Economics of Health Systems

1. Barasa E , Kazungu J, Nguhiu P , Ravishankar N. Examining the level and inequality in health insurance coverage in 36 sub-Saharan African countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Apr;6(4):e004712. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004712. PMID: 33903176; PMCID: PMC8076950.


2. Orangi S, Kairu A , Malla L, Ondera J, Mbuthia B, Ravishankar N, Barasa E . Impact of free maternity policies in Kenya: an interrupted time-series analysis. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Jun;6(6):e003649. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003649. PMID: 34108145; PMCID: PMC8191610.


3. Barasa E , Mathauer I, Kabia E , Ezumah N, Mbau R , Honda A, Dkhimi F, Onwujekwe O, Phuong HT, Hanson K. How do healthcare providers respond to multiple funding flows? A conceptual framework and options to align them. Health Policy Plan. 2021 Jun 25;36(6):861-868. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czab003. PMID: 33948635; PMCID: PMC8227448. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33948635/

4. Moses MW, Korir J, Zeng W, Musiega A , Oyasi J, Lu R, Chuma J , Di Giorgio L. Performance assessment of the county healthcare systems in Kenya: a mixed-methods analysis. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Jun;6(6):e004707. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004707. PMID: 34167962; PMCID: PMC8230973. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34167962/

5. Tsofa B, Musotsi P, Kagwanja N, Waithaka D , Molyneux S, Barasa E , Maina T, Chuma J . Examining health sector application and utility of program-based budgeting: County level experiences in Kenya. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2021 May 6. doi: 10.1002/hpm.3174. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33955046.


6. Mulatya DM, Were V , Olewe J, Mbuvi J. Willingness to pay for improvements in rural sanitation: Evidence from a cross-sectional survey of three rural counties in Kenya. PLoS One. 2021 May 3;16(5):e0248223. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248223. PMID: 33939698; PMCID: PMC8092787.


7. Kim T, Sharma M, Teerawattananon Y, Oh C, Ong L, Hangoma P, Adhikari D, Pempa P, Kairu A, Orangi S , Dabak SV. Addressing Challenges in Health Technology Assessment Institutionalization for Furtherance of Universal Health Coverage Through South-South Knowledge Exchange: Lessons From Bhutan, Kenya, Thailand, and Zambia. Value Health Reg Issues. 2021 May;24:187-192. doi: 10.1016/j.vhri.2020.12.011. Epub 2021 Apr 7. PMID: 33838558; PMCID: PMC8163602.


1. Obadha M , Chuma J , Kazungu J , Abiiro GA, Beck MJ, Barasa E . Preferences of healthcare providers for capitation payment in Kenya: a discrete choice experiment. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Aug 1;35(7):842-854. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa016. PMID: 32537642; PMCID: PMC7487334.


2. Crosby L, Baker P, Hangoma P, Barasa E , Hamidi V, Chalkidou K. Dialysis in Africa: the need for evidence-informed decision making. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Apr;8(4):e476-e477. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30058-9. PMID: 32199114. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32199114/

3. Dennis ML, Benova L, Goodman C, Barasa E , Abuya T, Campbell OMR. Examining user fee reductions in public primary healthcare facilities in Kenya, 1997-2012: effects on the use and content of antenatal care. Int J Equity Health. 2020 Mar 14;19(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12939-020-1150-8. PMID: 32171320; PMCID: PMC7073011. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32171320/

4. Mbau R, Kabia E , Honda A, Hanson K, Barasa E . Examining purchasing reforms towards universal health coverage by the National Hospital Insurance Fund in Kenya. Int J Equity Health. 2020 Feb 3;19(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12939-019-1116-x. PMID: 32013955; PMCID: PMC6998279.


5. Obadha M, Barasa E, Kazungu J , Abiiro GA, Chuma J . Attribute development and level selection for a discrete choice experiment to elicit the preferences of health care providers for capitation payment mechanism in Kenya. Health Econ Rev. 2019 Oct 30;9(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s13561-019-0247-5. PMID: 31667632; PMCID: PMC6822414. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31667632/

6. Were V , Buff AM, Desai M, Kariuki S, Samuels AM, Phillips-Howard P, Ter Kuile FO, Kachur SP, Niessen LW. Trends in malaria prevalence and health related socioeconomic inequality in rural western Kenya: results from repeated household malaria cross-sectional surveys from 2006 to 2013. BMJ Open. 2019 Sep 20;9(9):e033883. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033883. PMID: 31542772; PMCID: PMC6756336.


7. Hanson K, Barasa E , Honda A, Panichkriangkrai W, Patcharanarumol W. Strategic Purchasing: The Neglected Health Financing Function for Pursuing Universal Health Coverage in Low-and Middle Income Countries Comment on "What's Needed to Develop Strategic Purchasing in Healthcare? Policy Lessons from a Realist Review". Int J Health Policy Manag. 2019 Aug 1;8(8):501-504. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2019.34. PMID: 31441291; PMCID: PMC6706967. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31441291/

8. Kabia E, Mbau R, Oyando R , Oduor C, Bigogo G, Khagayi S, Barasa E . "We are called the et cetera": experiences of the poor with health financing reforms that target them in Kenya. Int J Equity Health. 2019 Jun 24;18(1):98. doi: 10.1186/s12939-019-1006-2. PMID: 31234940; PMCID: PMC6591805.


9. Radovich E, Dennis ML, Barasa E , Cavallaro FL, Wong KL, Borghi J, Lynch CA, Lyons-Amos M, Abuya T, Benova L. Who pays and how much? A cross-sectional study of out-of-pocket payment for modern contraception in Kenya. BMJ Open. 2019 Feb 20;9(2):e022414. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022414. PMID: 30787074; PMCID: PMC6398787. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30787074/

10. Munge K , Mulupi S, Barasa E , Chuma J . A critical analysis of purchasing arrangements in Kenya: the case of micro health insurance. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Jan 18;19(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3863-6. PMID: 30658639; PMCID: PMC6339322. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30658639/

11. Obadha M , Chuma J , Kazungu J, Barasa E . Health care purchasing in Kenya: Experiences of health care providers with capitation and fee-for-service provider payment mechanisms. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2019 Jan;34(1):e917-e933. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2707. Epub 2018 Nov 13. PMID: 30426557; PMCID: PMC6559267.


12. McCollum R, Taegtmeyer M, Otiso L, Muturi N, Barasa E , Molyneux S, Martineau T, Theobald S. "Sometimes it is difficult for us to stand up and change this": an analysis of power within priority setting for health following devolution in Kenya. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Nov 29;18(1):906. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3706-5. PMID: 30486867; PMCID: PMC6264027. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30486867/

13. Barasa E , Rogo K, Mwaura N, Chuma J . Kenya National Hospital Insurance Fund Reforms: Implications and Lessons for Universal Health Coverage. Health Syst Reform. 2018;4(4):346-361. doi: 10.1080/23288604.2018.1513267. Epub 2018 Nov 6. PMID: 30398396; PMCID: PMC7116659.


14. Mbau R, Barasa E , Munge K , Mulupi S, Nguhiu PK, Chuma J . A critical analysis of health care purchasing arrangements in Kenya: A case study of the county departments of health. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Oct;33(4):1159-1177. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2604. Epub 2018 Aug 3. PMID: 30074642; PMCID: PMC6492197.


15. Kazungu JS, Barasa EW, Obadha M , Chuma J . What characteristics of provider payment mechanisms influence health care providers' behaviour? A literature review. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Oct;33(4):e892-e905. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2565. Epub 2018 Jul 8. PMID: 29984422; PMCID: PMC7611391.


16. Kabia E, Mbau R , Muraya KW, Morgan R, Molyneux S, Barasa E . How do gender and disability influence the ability of the poor to benefit from pro-poor health financing policies in Kenya? An intersectional analysis. Int J Equity Health. 2018 Sep 19;17(1):149. doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0853-6. PMID: 30231887; PMCID: PMC6146517. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30231887/

17. Tama E, Molyneux S, Waweru E, Tsofa B, Chuma J , Barasa E . Examining the Implementation of the Free Maternity Services Policy in Kenya: A Mixed Methods Process Evaluation. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2018 Jul 1;7(7):603-613. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2017.135. PMID: 29996580; PMCID: PMC6037504.


18. McCollum R, Theobald S, Otiso L, Martineau T, Karuga R, Barasa E , Molyneux S, Taegtmeyer M. Priority setting for health in the context of devolution in Kenya: implications for health equity and community-based primary care. Health Policy Plan. 2018 Jul 1;33(6):729-742. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy043. PMID: 29846599; PMCID: PMC6005116. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29846599/

19. Barasa E, Nguhiu P , McIntyre D. Measuring progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 3.8 on universal health coverage in Kenya. BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Jun 27;3(3):e000904. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000904. Erratum in: BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Jul 6;3(4): PMID: 29989036; PMCID: PMC6035501.


20. Waithaka D , Tsofa B, Kabia E, Barasa E . Describing and evaluating healthcare priority setting practices at the county level in Kenya. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Apr 15;33(3):e733–50. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2527. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 29658138; PMCID: PMC6120533. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29658138/

21. Were V , Buff AM, Desai M, Kariuki S, Samuels A, Ter Kuile FO, Phillips- Howard PA, Patrick Kachur S, Niessen L. Socioeconomic health inequality in malaria indicators in rural western Kenya: evidence from a household malaria survey on burden and care-seeking behaviour. Malar J. 2018 Apr 16;17(1):166. doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2319-0. PMID: 29661245; PMCID: PMC5902919.


22. Munge K , Mulupi S, Barasa EW , Chuma J . A Critical Analysis of Purchasing Arrangements in Kenya: The Case of the National Hospital Insurance Fund. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2018 Mar 1;7(3):244-254. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2017.81. PMID: 29524953; PMCID: PMC5890069. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29524953/

23. Waithaka D , Tsofa B, Barasa E . Evaluating healthcare priority setting at the meso level: A thematic review of empirical literature. Wellcome Open Res. 2018 Jan 8;3:2. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13393.2. PMID: 29511741; PMCID: PMC5814743.


24. Doherty J, Kirigia D, Okoli C, Chuma J , Ezumah N, Ichoku H, Hanson K, McIntyre D. Does expanding fiscal space lead to improved funding of the health sector in developing countries?: lessons from Kenya, Lagos State (Nigeria) and South Africa. Glob Health Action. 2018;11(1):1461338. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1461338. PMID: 29768107; PMCID: PMC5965026.


25. Okungu V, Chuma J , Mulupi S, McIntyre D. Extending coverage to informal sector populations in Kenya: design preferences and implications for financing policy. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Jan 9;18(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2805-z. PMID: 29316925; PMCID: PMC5761094.


1. Barasa EW , Mwaura N, Rogo K, Andrawes L. Extending voluntary health insurance to the informal sector: experiences and expectations of the informal sector in Kenya. Wellcome Open Res. 2017 Sep 28;2:94. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12656.1. PMID: 29387800; PMCID: PMC5698913.


2. Kazungu JS, Barasa EW . Examining levels, distribution and correlates of health insurance coverage in Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Sep;22(9):1175-1185. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12912. Epub 2017 Jul 5. PMID: 28627085; PMCID: PMC5599961. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28627085/

3. Barasa EW , Cleary S, Molyneux S, English M. Setting healthcare priorities: a description and evaluation of the budgeting and planning process in county hospitals in Kenya. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Apr 1;32(3):329-337. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czw132. PMID: 27679522; PMCID: PMC5362066.


4. Barasa EW , Maina T, Ravishankar N. Assessing the impoverishing effects, and factors associated with the incidence of catastrophic health care payments in Kenya. Int J Equity Health. 2017 Feb 6;16(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s12939-017-0526-x. PMID: 28166779; PMCID: PMC5294805.


5. Nguhiu PK, Barasa EW , Chuma J . Determining the effective coverage of maternal and child health services in Kenya, using demographic and health survey data sets: tracking progress towards universal health coverage. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Apr;22(4):442-453. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12841. Epub 2017 Feb 7. PMID: 28094465; PMCID: PMC5396138. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28094465/

6. Barasa EW , Molyneux S, English M, Cleary S. Hospitals as complex adaptive systems: A case study of factors influencing priority setting practices at the hospital level in Kenya. Soc Sci Med. 2017 Feb;174:104-112. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.12.026. Epub 2016 Dec 20. PMID: 28024239; PMCID: PMC5267634.


7. Okungu V, Chuma J , McIntyre D. The cost of free health care for all Kenyans: assessing the financial sustainability of contributory and non-contributory financing mechanisms. Int J Equity Health. 2017 Feb 27;16(1):39. doi: 10.1186/s12939-017-0535-9. PMID: 28241826; PMCID: PMC5327514. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28241826/

8. Barasa EW , Cleary S, English M, Molyneux S. The influence of power and actor relations on priority setting and resource allocation practices at the hospital level in Kenya: a case study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Sep 30;16(1):536. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1796-5. PMID: 27716185; PMCID: PMC5045638.


9. Barasa EW , Molyneux S, English M, Cleary S. Setting Healthcare Priorities at the Macro and Meso Levels: A Framework for Evaluation. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2015 Sep 16;4(11):719-32. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2015.167. PMID: 26673332; PMCID: PMC4629697. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26673332/

10. Barasa EW , Molyneux S, English M, Cleary S. Setting healthcare priorities in hospitals: a review of empirical studies. Health Policy Plan. 2015 Apr;30(3):386-96. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czu010. Epub 2014 Mar 5. PMID: 24604831; PMCID: PMC4353893. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24604831/

11. Abuya T, Maina T, Chuma J . Historical account of the national health insurance formulation in Kenya: experiences from the past decade. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Feb 12;15:56. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0692-8. PMID: 25884159; PMCID: PMC4332452. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25884159/

12. Mulupi S, Kirigia D , Chuma J . Community perceptions of health insurance and their preferred design features: implications for the design of universal health coverage reforms in Kenya. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Nov 12;13:474. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-474. PMID: 24219335; PMCID: PMC3842821.


13. Chuma J , Maina T. Catastrophic health care spending and impoverishment in Kenya. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Nov 21;12:413. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-413. PMID: 23170770; PMCID: PMC3561146.


14. Chuma J , Maina T, Ataguba J. Does the distribution of health care benefits in Kenya meet the principles of universal coverage? BMC Public Health. 2012 Jan 10;12:20. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-20. PMID: 22233470; PMCID: PMC3280172. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22233470/

15. Chuma J , Okungu V. Viewing the Kenyan health system through an equity lens: implications for universal coverage. Int J Equity Health. 2011 May 26;10:22. doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-10-22. PMID: 21612669; PMCID: PMC3129586.


16. Chuma J , Okungu V, Molyneux C. Barriers to prompt and effective malaria treatment among the poorest population in Kenya. Malar J. 2010 May 27;9:144. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-9-144. PMID: 20507555; PMCID: PMC2892503. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20507555/

17. Chuma J , Okungu V, Ntwiga J, Molyneux C. Towards achieving Abuja targets: identifying and addressing barriers to access and use of insecticides treated nets among the poorest populations in Kenya. BMC Public Health. 2010 Mar 16;10:137. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-137. PMID: 20233413; PMCID: PMC2847543.


18. Chuma J , Musimbi J, Okungu V, Goodman C, Molyneux C. Reducing user fees for primary health care in Kenya: Policy on paper or policy in practice? Int J Equity Health. 2009 May 8;8:15. doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-8-15. PMID: 19422726; PMCID: PMC2683851. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19422726/

19. Chuma J , Molyneux C. Estimating inequalities in ownership of insecticide treated nets: does the choice of socio-economic status measure matter? Health Policy Plan. 2009 Mar;24(2):83-93. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czn050. Erratum in: Health Policy Plan. 2009 Nov;24(6):483. PMID: 19218332.


20. Chuma J , Abuya T, Memusi D, Juma E, Akhwale W, Ntwiga J, Nyandigisi A, Tetteh G, Shretta R, Amin A. Reviewing the literature on access to prompt and effective malaria treatment in Kenya: implications for meeting the Abuja targets. Malar J. 2009 Oct 28;8:243. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-8-243. PMID: 19863788; PMCID: PMC2773788. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19863788/

21. Chuma J , Okungu V, Molyneux C. The economic costs of malaria in four Kenyan districts: do household costs differ by disease endemicity? Malar J. 2010 Jun 2;9:149. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-9-149. PMID: 20515508; PMCID: PMC2890678. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20515508/

22. Molyneux C, Hutchison B, Chuma J , Gilson L. The role of community-based organizations in household ability to pay for health care in Kilifi District, Kenya. Health Policy Plan. 2007 Nov;22(6):381-92. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czm031. PMID: 18006525. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18006525/

23. Chuma J , Gilson L, Molyneux C. Treatment-seeking behaviour, cost burdens and coping strategies among rural and urban households in Coastal Kenya: an equity analysis. Trop Med Int Health. 2007 May;12(5):673-86. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2007.01825.x. PMID: 17445135.


24. Chuma JM , Thiede M, Molyneux CS. Rethinking the economic costs of malaria at the household level: evidence from applying a new analytical framework in rural Kenya. Malar J. 2006 Aug 30;5:76. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-5-76. PMID: 16939658; PMCID: PMC1570360.


Costing and economic evaluation

1. Kumar MB, Madan JJ, Auguste P, Taegtmeyer M, Otiso L, Ochieng CB, Muturi N, Mgamb E, Barasa E . Cost-effectiveness of community health systems strengthening: quality improvement interventions at community level to realise maternal and child health gains in Kenya. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Mar;6(3):e002452. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002452. PMID: 33658302; PMCID: PMC7931757.


2. Torres-Rueda S, Ferrari G, Orangi S , Hitimana R, Daviaud E, Tawiah T, Prah RKD, Karmaliani R, Kapapa E, Barasa E , Jewkes R, Vassall A. Unit costs and other musings: a response. Health Policy Plan. 2021 Mar 26;36(2):223-225. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa155. PMID: 33377139.


3. Worrall E, Were V , Matope A, Gama E, Olewe J, Mwambi D, Desai M, Kariuki S, Buff AM, Niessen LW. Coverage outcomes (effects), costs, cost-effectiveness, and equity of two combinations of long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) distribution channels in Kenya: a two-arm study under operational conditions. BMC Public Health. 2020 Dec 7;20(1):1870. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09846-4. PMID: 33287766; PMCID: PMC7720381. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33287766/

4. Fernandes S, Were V , Gutman J, Dorsey G, Kakuru A, Desai M, Kariuki S, Kamya MR, Ter Kuile FO, Hanson K. Cost-effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria during pregnancy: an analysis using efficacy results from Uganda and Kenya, and pooled data. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Dec;8(12):e1512-e1523. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30369-7. Epub 2020 Oct 30. PMID: 33137287; PMCID: PMC7686013.


5. Njuguna RG , Berkley JA, Jemutai J . Cost and cost-effectiveness analysis of treatment for child undernutrition in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Wellcome Open Res. 2020 Oct 5;5:62. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15781.2. PMID: 33102783; PMCID: PMC7569484.


6. Madan J, Bruce Kumar M, Taegtmeyer M, Barasa E , Singh SP. SEEP-CI: A Structured Economic Evaluation Process for Complex Health System Interventions. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 17;17(18):6780. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17186780. PMID: 32957556; PMCID: PMC7558116.


7. Dawa J, Emukule GO, Barasa E , Widdowson MA, Anzala O, van Leeuwen E, Baguelin M, Chaves SS, Eggo RM. Seasonal influenza vaccination in Kenya: an economic evaluation using dynamic transmission modelling. BMC Med. 2020 Aug 20;18(1):223. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01687-7. PMID: 32814581; PMCID: PMC7438179. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32814581/

8. Torres-Rueda S, Ferrari G, Orangi S , Hitimana R, Daviaud E, Tawiah T, Prah RKD, Karmaliani R, Kapapa E, Barasa E , Jewkes R, Vassall A. What will it cost to prevent violence against women and girls in low- and middle-income countries? Evidence from Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, Rwanda, South Africa and Zambia. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Aug 1;35(7):855-866. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa024. PMID: 32556173; PMCID: PMC7487331. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32556173/

9. Kumar MB, Taegtmeyer M, Madan J, Ndima S, Chikaphupha K, Kea A, Barasa E . How do decision-makers use evidence in community health policy and financing decisions? A qualitative study and conceptual framework in four African countries. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Aug 1;35(7):799-809. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa027. PMID: 32516361; PMCID: PMC7487332.


10. Cunnama L, Gomez GB, Siapka M, Herzel B, Hill J, Kairu A , Levin C, Okello D, DeCormier Plosky W, Garcia Baena I, Sweeney S, Vassall A, Sinanovic E. Correction to: A Systematic Review of Methodological Variation in Healthcare Provider Perspective Tuberculosis Costing Papers Conducted in Low- and Middle- Income Settings, Using An Intervention-Standardised Unit Cost Typology. Pharmacoeconomics. 2020 Aug;38(8):899-900. doi: 10.1007/s40273-020-00928-0. Erratum for: Pharmacoeconomics. 2020 Aug;38(8):819-837. PMID: 32462638; PMCID: PMC7437660.


11. Cunnama L, Gomez GB, Siapka M, Herzel B, Hill J, Kairu A , Levin C, Okello D, DeCormier Plosky W, Garcia Baena I, Sweeney S, Vassall A, Sinanovic E. A Systematic Review of Methodological Variation in Healthcare Provider Perspective Tuberculosis Costing Papers Conducted in Low- and Middle-Income Settings, Using An Intervention-Standardised Unit Cost Typology. Pharmacoeconomics. 2020 Aug;38(8):819-837. doi: 10.1007/s40273-020-00910-w. Erratum in: Pharmacoeconomics. 2020 May 27;: PMID: 32363543; PMCID: PMC7437656.


12. Cleary S, Orangi S , Garman E, Tabani H, Schneider M, Lund C. Economic burden of maternal depression among women with a low income in Cape Town, South Africa. BJPsych Open. 2020 Apr 3;6(3):e36. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2020.15. PMID: 32241330; PMCID: PMC7176833. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32241330/

13. Katana PV, Abubakar A, Nyongesa MK, Ssewanyana D, Mwangi P, Newton CR, Jemutai J . Economic burden and mental health of primary caregivers of perinatally HIV infected adolescents from Kilifi, Kenya. BMC Public Health. 2020 Apr 16;20(1):504. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-8435-0. PMID: 32299411; PMCID: PMC7161196. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32299411/

14. Oyando R , Njoroge M, Nguhiu P , Sigilai A, Kirui F, Mbui J, Bukania Z, Obala A, Munge K , Etyang A, Barasa E . Patient costs of diabetes mellitus care in public health care facilities in Kenya. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2020 Jan;35(1):290-308. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2905. Epub 2019 Oct 17. PMID: 31621953; PMCID: PMC7043382. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31621953/

15. Tsiachristas A, Gathara D, Aluvaala J, Chege T, Barasa E , English M. Effective coverage and budget implications of skill-mix change to improve neonatal nursing care: an explorative simulation study in Kenya. BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Dec 2;4(6):e001817. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001817. PMID: 31908859; PMCID: PMC6936475. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31908859/

16. Sicuri E, Yaya Bocoum F, Nonvignon J, Alonso S, Fakih B, Bonsu G, Kariuki S, Leeuwenkamp O, Munguambe K, Mrisho M, Were V , Sauboin C. The Costs of Implementing Vaccination With the RTS,S Malaria Vaccine in Five Sub-Saharan African Countries. MDM Policy Pract. 2019 Dec 19;4(2):2381468319896280. doi: 10.1177/2381468319896280. PMID: 31903424; PMCID: PMC6923697.


17. Kumar MB, Madan JJ, Achieng MM, Limato R, Ndima S, Kea AZ, Chikaphupha KR, Barasa E , Taegtmeyer M. Is quality affordable for community health systems? Costs of integrating quality improvement into close-to-community health programmes in five low-income and middle-income countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Jul 8;4(4):e001390. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001390. PMID: 31354971; PMCID: PMC6626522. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31354971/

18. Oyando R , Njoroge M, Nguhiu P , Kirui F, Mbui J, Sigilai A, Bukania Z, Obala A, Munge K , Etyang A, Barasa E . Patient costs of hypertension care in public health care facilities in Kenya. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2019 Apr;34(2):e1166-e1178. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2752. Epub 2019 Feb 14. PMID: 30762904; PMCID: PMC6618067. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30762904/

19. Madan J, Ades AE, Price M, Maitland K, Jemutai J , Revill P, Welton NJ. Strategies for efficient computation of the expected value of partial perfect information. Med Decis Making. 2014 Apr;34(3):327-42. doi: 10.1177/0272989X13514774. Epub 2014 Jan 21. PMID: 24449434; PMCID: PMC4948652.


20. van Hoek AJ, Ngama M, Ismail A, Chuma J , Cheburet S, Mutonga D, Kamau T, Nokes DJ. A cost effectiveness and capacity analysis for the introduction of universal rotavirus vaccination in Kenya: comparison between Rotarix and RotaTeq vaccines. PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e47511. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047511. Epub 2012 Oct 24. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2012;7(11). doi: 10.1371/annotation/6b9d910e-4c85-41ca-ae56-b5996e81820a. PMID: 23115650; PMCID: PMC3480384.


21. Barasa EW , English M. Viewpoint: Economic evaluation of package of care interventions employing clinical guidelines. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Jan;16(1):97-104. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02637.x. Epub 2010 Oct 19. PMID: 21371210; PMCID: PMC3276840.


22. Barasa EW , Ayieko P, Cleary S, English M. A multifaceted intervention to improve the quality of care of children in district hospitals in Kenya: a cost- effectiveness analysis. PLoS Med. 2012;9(6):e1001238. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001238. Epub 2012 Jun 12. PMID: 22719233; PMCID: PMC3373608.


23. Barasa EW , Ayieko P, Cleary S, English M. Out-of-pocket costs for paediatric admissions in district hospitals in Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Aug;17(8):958-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03029.x. Epub 2012 Jun 21. PMID: 22716184; PMCID: PMC3440593. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22716184/

24. Barasa EW , Cloete K, Gilson L. From bouncing back, to nurturing emergence: reframing the concept of resilience in health systems strengthening. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Nov 1;32(suppl_3):iii91-iii94. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx118. PMID: 29149319; PMCID: PMC6626547.


25. McGivern G, Nzinga J , English M. 'Pastoral practices' for quality improvement in a Kenyan clinical network. Soc Sci Med. 2017 Dec;195:115-122. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.11.031. Epub 2017 Nov 20. PMID: 29175225; PMCID: PMC5718766.


Broader Health Policy and Systems Research

1. Nzinga J , Jones C, Gathara D, English M. Value of stakeholder engagement in improving newborn care in Kenya: a qualitative description of perspectives and lessons learned. BMJ Open. 2021 Jun 30;11(6):e045123. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045123. PMID: 34193487; PMCID: PMC8246352.


2. Nzinga J , Boga M, Kagwanja N, Waithaka D, Barasa E , Tsofa B, Gilson L, Molyneux S. An innovative leadership development initiative to support building everyday resilience in health systems. Health Policy Plan. 2021 May 18:czab056. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czab056. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34002796.


3. Khan G, Kagwanja N, Whyle E, Gilson L, Molyneux S, Schaay N, Tsofa B, Barasa E , Olivier J. Health system responsiveness: a systematic evidence mapping review of the global literature. Int J Equity Health. 2021 May 1;20(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s12939-021-01447-w. PMID: 33933078; PMCID: PMC8088654.


4. Gilson L, Barasa E , Brady L, Kagwanja N, Nxumalo N, Nzinga J , Molyneux S, Tsofa B. Collective sensemaking for action: researchers and decision makers working collaboratively to strengthen health systems. BMJ. 2021 Feb 15;372:m4650. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m4650. PMID: 33593963; PMCID: PMC7879277.


5. Uddin MF, Molyneux S, Muraya K, Hossain MA, Islam MA, Shahid ASMSB, Zakayo SM, Njeru RW, Jemutai J , Berkley JA, Walson JL, Ahmed T, Sarma H, Chisti MJ. Gender-related influences on adherence to advice and treatment-seeking guidance for infants and young children post-hospital discharge in Bangladesh. Int J Equity Health. 2021 Feb 24;20(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12939-021-01404-7. PMID: 33627119; PMCID: PMC7903601. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33627119/

6. English M, Nzinga J , Irimu G, Gathara D, Aluvaala J, McKnight J, Wong G, Molyneux S. Programme theory and linked intervention strategy for large-scale change to improve hospital care in a low and middle-income country - A Study Pre-Protocol. Wellcome Open Res. 2020 Dec 18;5:265. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16379.2. PMID: 33274301; PMCID: PMC7684682.


7. Chepkirui D, Nzinga J, Jemutai J , Tsofa B, Jones C, Mwangome M. A scoping review of breastfeeding peer support models applied in hospital settings. Int Breastfeed J. 2020 Nov 14;15(1):95. doi: 10.1186/s13006-020-00331-7. PMID: 33189155; PMCID: PMC7666507. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33189155/

8. Ontiri S, Were V , Kabue M, Biesma-Blanco R, Stekelenburg J. Patterns and determinants of modern contraceptive discontinuation among women of reproductive age: Analysis of Kenya Demographic Health Surveys, 2003-2014. PLoS One. 2020 Nov 5;15(11):e0241605. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241605. PMID: 33151972; PMCID: PMC7643986. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33151972/

9. Fitzgerald L, Gathara D, McKnight J, Nzinga J , English M. Are health care assistants part of the long term solution to the nursing workforce deficit in Kenya? Hum Resour Health. 2020 Oct 20;18(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12960-020-00523-6. PMID: 33081790; PMCID: PMC7576771. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33081790/

10. Munywoki J , Kagwanja N, Chuma J , Nzinga J, Barasa E , Tsofa B. Tracking health sector priority setting processes and outcomes for human resources for health, five-years after political devolution: a county-level case study in Kenya. Int J Equity Health. 2020 Sep 21;19(1):165. doi: 10.1186/s12939-020-01284-3. PMID: 32958000; PMCID: PMC7507677. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32958000/

11. Oliwa JN, Odero SA, Nzinga J , van Hensbroek MB, Jones C, English M, Van't Hoog A. Perspectives and practices of health workers around diagnosis of paediatric tuberculosis in hospitals in a resource-poor setting - modern diagnostics meet age-old challenges. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Aug 1;20(1):708. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-05588-6. PMID: 32738917; PMCID: PMC7395417.


12. Kagwanja N, Waithaka D, Nzinga J , Tsofa B, Boga M, Leli H, Mataza C, Gilson L, Molyneux S, Barasa E . Shocks, stress and everyday health system resilience: experiences from the Kenyan coast. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Jun 1;35(5):522-535. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa002. PMID: 32101609; PMCID: PMC7225571.


13. Gathara D, Zosi M, Serem G, Nzinga J , Murphy GAV, Jackson D, Brownie S, English M. Developing metrics for nursing quality of care for low- and middle- income countries: a scoping review linked to stakeholder engagement. Hum Resour Health. 2020 May 14;18(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s12960-020-00470-2. PMID: 32410633; PMCID: PMC7222310. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32410633/

14. Waithaka D , Kagwanja N, Nzinga J , Tsofa B, Leli H, Mataza C, Nyaguara A, Bejon P, Gilson L, Barasa E , Molyneux S. Prolonged health worker strikes in Kenya- perspectives and experiences of frontline health managers and local communities in Kilifi County. Int J Equity Health. 2020 Feb 10;19(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s12939-020-1131-y. PMID: 32041624; PMCID: PMC7011250.


15. English M, Gathara D, Nzinga J , Kumar P, Were F, Warfa O, Tallam-Kimaiyo E, Nandili M, Obengo A, Abuya N, Jackson D, Brownie S, Molyneux S, Jones COH, Murphy GAV, McKnight J. Lessons from a Health Policy and Systems Research programme exploring the quality and coverage of newborn care in Kenya. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Jan 31;5(1):e001937. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001937. PMID: 32133169; PMCID: PMC7042598. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32133169/

16. McKnight J, Nzinga J , Jepkosgei J, English M. Collective strategies to cope with work related stress among nurses in resource constrained settings: An ethnography of neonatal nursing in Kenya. Soc Sci Med. 2020 Jan;245:112698. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112698. Epub 2019 Nov 23. PMID: 31811960; PMCID: PMC6983929. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31811960/

17. Jepkosgei J, Nzinga J , McKnight J. Maintaining Distance and Staying Immersed: Practical Ethics in an Underresourced New Born Unit. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2019 Dec;14(5):509-512. doi: 10.1177/1556264619835709. Epub 2019 May 16. PMID: 31092099; PMCID: PMC6886112.


18. Hay K, McDougal L, Percival V, Henry S, Klugman J, Wurie H, Raven J, Shabalala F, Fielding-Miller R, Dey A, Dehingia N, Morgan R, Atmavilas Y, Saggurti N, Yore J, Blokhina E, Huque R, Barasa E , Bhan N, Kharel C, Silverman JG, Raj A; Gender Equality, Norms, and Health Steering Committee. Disrupting gender norms in health systems: making the case for change. Lancet. 2019 Jun 22;393(10190):2535-2549. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30648-8. Epub 2019 May 30. PMID: 31155270; PMCID: PMC7233290.


19. Nzinga J , McGivern G, English M. Hybrid clinical-managers in Kenyan hospitals. J Health Organ Manag. 2019 Mar 28;33(2):173-187. doi: 10.1108/JHOM-08-2017-0203. Epub 2019 Feb 11. PMID: 30950310; PMCID: PMC6776117. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30950310/

20. Nzinga J , McKnight J, Jepkosgei J, English M. Exploring the space for task shifting to support nursing on neonatal wards in Kenyan public hospitals. Hum Resour Health. 2019 Mar 6;17(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12960-019-0352-x. PMID: 30841900; PMCID: PMC6404312. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30841900/

21. Irimu G, Ogero M, Mbevi G, Kariuki C, Gathara D, Akech S, Barasa E , Tsofa B, English M. Tackling health professionals' strikes: an essential part of health system strengthening in Kenya. BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Nov 28;3(6):e001136. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001136. PMID: 30588346; PMCID: PMC6278918.


22. Nxumalo N, Gilson L, Goudge J, Tsofa B, Cleary S, Barasa E , Molyneux S. Accountability mechanisms and the value of relationships: experiences of front- line managers at subnational level in Kenya and South Africa. BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Jul 6;3(4):e000842. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000842. PMID: 30002921; PMCID: PMC6038841. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30002921/

23. Nzinga J , McGivern G, English M. Examining clinical leadership in Kenyan public hospitals through the distributed leadership lens. Health Policy Plan. 2018 Jul 1;33(suppl_2):ii27-ii34. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx167. PMID: 30053035; PMCID: PMC6037084. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30053035/

24. Barasa E, Mbau R , Gilson L. What Is Resilience and How Can It Be Nurtured? A Systematic Review of Empirical Literature on Organizational Resilience. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2018 Jun 1;7(6):491 503. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2018.06. PMID: 29935126; PMCID: PMC6015506. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29935126/

25. Nyikuri MM, Tsofa B, Okoth P, Barasa EW , Molyneux S. "We are toothless and hanging, but optimistic": sub county managers' experiences of rapid devolution in coastal Kenya. Int J Equity Health. 2017 Sep 15;16(1):113. doi: 10.1186/s12939-017-0607-x. PMID: 28911332; PMCID: PMC5599878.


26. Barasa EW , Manyara AM, Molyneux S, Tsofa B. Recentralization within decentralization: County hospital autonomy under devolution in Kenya. PLoS One. 2017 Aug 3;12(8):e0182440. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182440. PMID: 28771558; PMCID: PMC5542634.


27. Gilson L, Barasa E , Nxumalo N, Cleary S, Goudge J, Molyneux S, Tsofa B, Lehmann U. Everyday resilience in district health systems: emerging insights from the front lines in Kenya and South Africa. BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Jun 2;2(2):e000224. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000224. PMID: 29081995; PMCID: PMC5656138. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29081995/

28. Njoroge M, Zurovac D, Ogara EA, Chuma J , Kirigia D. Assessing the feasibility of eHealth and mHealth: a systematic review and analysis of initiatives implemented in Kenya. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Feb 10;10(1):90. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2416-0. PMID: 28183341; PMCID: PMC5301342.


29. Molyneux S, Tsofa B, Barasa E , Nyikuri MM, Waweru EW, Goodman C, Gilson L. Research Involving Health Providers and Managers: Ethical Issues Faced by Researchers Conducting Diverse Health Policy and Systems Research in Kenya. Dev World Bioeth. 2016 Dec;16(3):168-177. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12130. Epub 2016 Oct 4. PMID: 27699954; PMCID: PMC5298022.


30. Nyikuri M, Tsofa B, Barasa E , Okoth P, Molyneux S. Crises and Resilience at the Frontline-Public Health Facility Managers under Devolution in a Sub-County on the Kenyan Coast. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 22;10(12):e0144768. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144768. PMID: 26696096; PMCID: PMC4687913.


31. Nzinga J , Mbaabu L, English M. Service delivery in Kenyan district hospitals - what can we learn from literature on mid-level managers? Hum Resour Health. 2013 Feb 26;11:10. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-11-10. PMID: 23442524; PMCID: PMC3599555. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23442524/

32. English M, Nzinga J , Mbindyo P, Ayieko P, Irimu G, Mbaabu L. Explaining the effects of a multifaceted intervention to improve inpatient care in rural Kenyan hospitals--interpretation based on retrospective examination of data from participant observation, quantitative and qualitative studies. Implement Sci. 2011 Dec 2;6:124. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-6-124. PMID: 22132875; PMCID: PMC3248845.


33. Nzinga J , Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Mbindyo P, Mbaabu L, Migiro S, Wamae A, Irimu G, English M. Implementation experience during an eighteen month intervention to improve paediatric and newborn care in Kenyan district hospitals. Implement Sci. 2009 Jul 23;4:45. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-4-45. PMID: 19627594; PMCID: PMC2724482. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19627594/

34. Nzinga J , Mbindyo P, Mbaabu L, Warira A, English M. Documenting the experiences of health workers expected to implement guidelines during an intervention study in Kenyan hospitals. Implement Sci. 2009 Jul 23;4:44. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-4-44. PMID: 19627591; PMCID: PMC2726115.


35. Etyang AO, Sigilai A, Odipo E, Oyando R , Ong'ayo G, Muthami L, Munge K , Kirui F, Mbui J, Bukania Z, Mwai J, Obala A, Barasa E . Diagnostic Accuracy of Unattended Automated Office Blood Pressure Measurement in Screening for Hypertension in Kenya. Hypertension. 2019 Dec;74(6):1490-1498. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.13574. Epub 2019 Oct 7. Erratum in: Hypertension. 2021 Jun;77(6):e70. PMID: 31587589; PMCID: PMC7069390.


COVID-19 Research

1. Barasa E, Kazungu J, Orangi S, Kabia E , Ogero M, Kasera K. Indirect health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya: a mixed methods assessment. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Jul 26;21(1):740. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06726-4. PMID:34311716; PMCID: PMC8311400. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34311716/

2. Barasa E, Kairu A , Ng'ang'a W, Maritim M, Were V , Akech S, Mwangangi M. Examining unit costs for COVID-19 case management in Kenya. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Apr;6(4):e004159. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004159. PMID: 33853843; PMCID: PMC8053308. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33853843/

3. Adetifa IMO, Uyoga S, Gitonga JN, Mugo D, Otiende M, Nyagwange J, Karanja HK, Tuju J, Wanjiku P, Aman R, Mwangangi M, Amoth P, Kasera K, Ng'ang'a W, Rombo C, Yegon C, Kithi K, Odhiambo E, Rotich T, Orgut I, Kihara S, Bottomley C, Kagucia EW, Gallagher KE, Etyang A, Voller S, Lambe T, Wright D, Barasa E, Tsofa B, Bejon P, Ochola-Oyier LI, Agweyu A, Scott JAG, Warimwe GM. Temporal trends of SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence during the first wave of the COVID-19 epidemic in Kenya. Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 25;12(1):3966. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-24062-3. PMID: 34172732; PMCID: PMC8233334.


4. Guleid FH, Oyando R, Kabia E, Mumbi A , Akech S, Barasa E . A bibliometric analysis of COVID-19 research in Africa. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 May;6(5):e005690. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005690. PMID: 33972261; PMCID: PMC8111873. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33972261/

5. Etyang AO, Lucinde R, Karanja H, Kalu C, Mugo D, Nyagwange J, Gitonga J, Tuju J, Wanjiku P, Karani A, Mutua S, Maroko H, Nzomo E, Maitha E, Kamuri E, Kaugiria T, Weru J, Ochola LB, Kilimo N, Charo S, Emukule N, Moracha W, Mukabi D, Okuku R, Ogutu M, Angujo B, Otiende M, Bottomley C, Otieno E, Ndwiga L, Nyaguara A, Voller S, Agoti C, Nokes DJ, Ochola-Oyier LI, Aman R, Amoth P, Mwangangi M, Kasera K, Ng'ang'a W, Adetifa I, Kagucia EW, Gallagher K, Uyoga S, Tsofa B, Barasa E , Bejon P, Scott JAG, Agweyu A, Warimwe G. Seroprevalence of Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 among Health Care Workers in Kenya. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 24:ciab346. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab346. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33893491; PMCID: PMC8135298.


6. Uyoga S, Adetifa IMO, Karanja HK, Nyagwange J, Tuju J, Wanjiku P, Aman R, Mwangangi M, Amoth P, Kasera K, Ng'ang'a W, Rombo C, Yegon C, Kithi K, Odhiambo E, Rotich T, Orgut I, Kihara S, Otiende M, Bottomley C, Mupe ZN, Kagucia EW, Gallagher KE, Etyang A, Voller S, Gitonga JN, Mugo D, Agoti CN, Otieno E, Ndwiga L, Lambe T, Wright D, Barasa E, Tsofa B, Bejon P, Ochola-Oyier LI, Agweyu A, Scott JAG, Warimwe GM. Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies in Kenyan blood donors. Science. 2021 Jan 1;371(6524):79-82. doi: 10.1126/science.abe1916. Epub 2020 Nov 11. PMID: 33177105; PMCID: PMC7877494. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33177105/

7. Gilson L, Marchal B, Ayepong I, Barasa E , Dossou JP, George A, Guinaran R, Maceira D, Molyneux S, Prashanth NS, Schneider H, Shawar Y, Shiffman JR, Sheikh K, Spicer N, Van Belle S, Whyle E. What role can health policy and systems research play in supporting responses to COVID-19 that strengthen socially just health systems? Health Policy Plan. 2020 Nov 20;35(9):1231-1236. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa112. PMID: 33020815; PMCID: PMC7665452. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33020815/

8. Quaife M, van Zandvoort K, Gimma A, Shah K, McCreesh N, Prem K, Barasa E, Mwanga D, Kangwana B, Pinchoff J; CMMID COVID-19 Working Group, Edmunds WJ, Jarvis CI, Austrian K. The impact of COVID-19 control measures on social contacts and transmission in Kenyan informal settlements. BMC Med. 2020 Oct 5;18(1):316. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01779-4. PMID: 33012285; PMCID: PMC7533154.


9. Barasa EW , Ouma PO, Okiro EA. Assessing the hospital surge capacity of the Kenyan health system in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. PLoS One. 2020 Jul 20;15(7):e0236308. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0236308. PMID: 32687538; PMCID: PMC7371160. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32687538/

10. English M, Moshabela M, Nzinga J, Barasa E , Tsofa B, Marchal B, Kruk ME. Systems and implementation science should be part of the COVID-19 response in low resource settings. BMC Med. 2020 Jul 15;18(1):219. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01696-6. PMID: 32664950; PMCID: PMC7360474.


11. Kelley M, Ferrand RA, Muraya K, Chigudu S, Molyneux S, Pai M, Barasa E . An appeal for practical social justice in the COVID-19 global response in low- income and middle-income countries. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Jul;8(7):e888-e889. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30249-7. Epub 2020 May 14. PMID: 32416766; PMCID: PMC7255203.