Joses Kirigia

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa
Location: Brazzaville, Congo
Summary:
Editorship
Associate Editor of BMC Health Services Research (2009-)

Editorship:
Associate Editor of Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation (2006-)
Executive Editor of International Archives of Medicine (2008-2010)
Editorial Board: African Journal of Health Economics (2010-)
Editorial Board: International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN) Public Health (2011-). http://www.isrn.com/
Editorial Board: Advances in Global Medicine and Public Health (2011-)
Grants:
Scholarships and Grants:
(a). University of Nairobi - 2 year MA scholarship (1986/87 -1987/88).
(b). UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, 3.5 year PhD grant (1990/91-1993/94).
(c). Tromso University - 9 months Diploma grant (1991)
Publications:
1. Kirigia, J.M. (1996). Health Impacts of Epidemiological Environment Change: measurement issues. Environment and Development Economics, 1(3): 359-367.

2. Wigton A., Hussey G., Fransman D., Kirigia J.M. and Makan B. (1996). The winter 1996 poliomyelitis mass immunization campaign - is it the best strategy for South Africa at this time? South African Medical Journal, 86(7); 794-795.

3. Evans D.B., Azene G. and Kirigia J.M. (1997). Should governments subsidize the use of insecticide-impregnated mosquito nets in Africa? Implications of a cost-effectiveness analysis. Health Policy and Planning, 12(2): 107-114.

4. Kirigia, J.M. (1997). Economic evaluation in schistosomiasis: using the Delphi technique to assess effectiveness. Acta Tropica, 64: 175-190.

5. Kirigia J.M., Snow R.W., Fox-Rushby J. and Mills A. (1998). The cost of treating paediatric malaria admissions and the potential impact of insecticide treated mosquito nets on hospital expenditure. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 3(2): 145-150.

6. Kirigia J.M., Fox-Rushby J. and Mills A. (1998). A cost analysis of Kilifi and Malindi public hospitals in Kenya. African Journal of Health Sciences, 5(2): 79-84.

7. Kirigia, J.M. (1998). Economic evaluation in schistosomiasis: valuation of health states preferences. Health Economics, 7: 551-556.

8. Kirigia, J.M. (1998). Cost-utility analysis of schistosomiasis intervention strategies in Kenya. Environment and Development Economics, 3(3): 319-346.

9. Kirigia, J.M. (1998). Self-evaluated health status and beer drinking behaviour among South Africans. African Journal of Health Sciences, 5(3-4): 170-173.

10. Kirigia, J.M. and Sayed, R. (1998). Predictors of condom use in the prevention of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. African Journal of Health Sciences, 5(3-4): 178-184..

11. Munguti N. and Kirigia, J.M. (1998). Health Related Qualify of Life Among Health Care Personnel in Groot Schuur Hospital. African Journal of Health Sciences, 5(3-4): 185-189.

12. Jones, A.M. and Kirigia, J.M. (1999). Health knowledge and smoking behaviour among South African women. Health Economics, 12(8): 165-169.

13. Kirigia, J.M. and Muthuri, L.H.K. (1999). Predictors of women

Publications

  1. pmc Productivity losses associated with tuberculosis deaths in the World Health Organization African region
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    African Sustainable Development Research Consortium ASDRC, P O Box 6994 00100 GPO, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
    Infect Dis Poverty 5:43. 2016
  2. pmc Global Forum 2015 dialogue on "From evidence to policy - thinking outside the box": perspectives to improve evidence uptake and good practices in the African Region
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    Health systems and Services Cluster, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, B P 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:215. 2016

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. pmc Productivity losses associated with tuberculosis deaths in the World Health Organization African region
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    African Sustainable Development Research Consortium ASDRC, P O Box 6994 00100 GPO, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
    Infect Dis Poverty 5:43. 2016
    ..The specific objective of this study was to estimate future gross domestic product (GDP) losses associated with TB deaths in the African Region for use in advocating for better strategies to prevent and control tuberculosis...
  2. pmc Global Forum 2015 dialogue on "From evidence to policy - thinking outside the box": perspectives to improve evidence uptake and good practices in the African Region
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    Health systems and Services Cluster, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, B P 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:215. 2016
    ..This paper reports the reasons and possible actions for increasing the uptake of evidence, and highlights the actions partners could take to increase the use of evidence in the African Region...