George Awino Odhiambo

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During participatory rural appraisals, farmers at the Lake Victoria basin of Kenya and Uganda identified Striga, stemborer and declining soil fertility as three major constraints to maize production To reduce food insecurity, several innovative integrated technologies to address these constraints have been developed, including push-pull (maize intercropped(More)
BACKGROUND Despite years of growing concern about poor provider attitudes and women experiencing mistreatment during facility based childbirth, there are limited interventions that specifically focus on addressing these issues. The Heshima project is an evidence-based participatory implementation research study conducted in 13 facilities in Kenya. It(More)
Higher use of maternal and neonatal health (MNH) services may reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Kenya. This study aims to: 1) prospectively explore women's intentions to use MNH services (antenatal care, delivery in a facility, postnatal care, neonatal care) at <20 and 30-35 weeks' gestation and their actual use of these services; 2) identify(More)
This study was designed to explore the psychological complaints of wives of military personnel on peace keeping mission. The study was considered significant in that it was the first of its kind in Kenya. Although Kenyan Armed Force first participated in peace keeping operation in 1979 in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) where a small Kenyan Army contingent was(More)
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