University research projects include:

  1. Scaling up of community strategy for accelerated maternal and neonatal and child health in Siaya and Homabay counties aims to scale up and accelerate maternal and neonatal and child health indicators in Homabay and Siaya counties in Kenya. It is hoped that this will reduce the burden of disease, and contribute to the achievement of MDGs. It is a UNICEF supported project.
  2. The Strengthening The Health System Through Collaborative Research project aims to strengthen the uptake and functionality of the Community Health Strategy by building the capacity of the community to establish Community Units for health and development. It produces evidence on uptake of the Community Health Services elements; cost-effectiveness of CHS; and task shifting to level one. It is being implemented in Kisumu, Butere and Garissa. It is a Consortium National Health Research (CNHR).
  3. The Linking Community Based Health Information System And Institutional Health System For Effective Decision Making project aims to strengthen the effectiveness of CBIS-HIS linkage and the effect to service uptake. It is being implemented in Kisumu, Butere and Garissa. It is an IDRC funded project
  4. Budget monitoring and advocacy for improved efficiency in health resource utilization is a project that trains community health committee members on health budget monitoring and on improved efficiency in health resource utilization. It is running in five districts in Nyanza and Western Provinces. It is a WEMOS funded project.
  5. Liberating vulnerable communities from abject poverty through training for livelihood and cash transfer support is a project that aims to liberate communities from abject poverty through training for livelihood and cash transfer support. It targets the Peri-urban area of Nyalenda. It is a concern-unded project.
  6. Revitalizing the halt in fertility decline is a project to support sensitization of the community on family planning. The project will produce a model for community based family planning system. It covers four districts across Western and Nyanza Provinces. It is an APHRC funded project.
    Scaling up Community Health Services project aims to scale up Community Health Services in 25 districts across the country. It is a SIMAVI funded project
  7. Promoting the uptake of PMTCT services among pregnant mothers project promotes the uptake of PMTCT services among pregnant mothers in Greater Nyamira. It is a CDC funded project
  8. Building the capacity of CBOs in partnering communities through training project aims to build the capacity of CBOs in partnering communities through trainings on governance, management and resource mobilization for health and development activities. The project objective is to build the capacity of Community Units to become sustainable. So far 15 Community Units drawn from seven districts in Nyanza and Western are beneficiaries. It is a SIMAVI funded project
  9. Improving the nutrition status for the under fives in the Peri-urban slum project aims to improve the nutrition status for the under fives in the Peri-urban slum of Nyalenda. It is a concern funded project.
GRANTS DONE BY GREAT LAKES UNIVERSITY OF KISUMU
  2016 Projects and Research
S. No Project Name Lead Evaluator Objectives From to $ KShs
1 APHRC Prof. Stephen Okeyo To increase contraceptive prevalence rates in Busia and Siaya counties with an aim of improving maternal  and child health 1st Feb 2016 17-Jan 27,841.00 2,784,100.00
2 3ie Dr. Careena Otieno To test immunization intervention 23rd Dec 2015 15th Feb 2017 199,879 19,987,900
3 HERA Dr. Margaret Kaseje To improve Maternal and Neonatal Health 16-Jan 5,000 500,000
4 HERA Dr. Margaret Kaseje 16-May 20,023 2,002,300
TOTAL 252,743 25,274,300
 2015 Projects and Research
 S.No Project Name Lead Evaluator  Objectives From To $ KShs
1 SIHCLIC Dr. Margaret Kaseje 1-Jan-13 31-Dec-17 16,901.62 1,690,162.00
2 IOWA Dr. Jane Mumma 1-Aug-15 30-Sep-16 9,708.43 970,843.00
3 MATHETICA Prof. Gonzo Manyasi 13-Oct-15 27-Jan-16 57,291 5,729,180
4 APHRC Prof. Gonzo Manyasi To increase contraceptive prevalence rates in Busia and Siaya counties with an aim of improving maternal health 1-Feb-15 31-Jan-16 31,880 3,188,022
5 BAKRI BALOON Prof. Gonzo Manyasi 2015 17,959 1,795,935
6 GEO HEALTH Kevin Ocholla 2015 2,435 243,500
7 London Sch of Hygiene-CHEPSA Prof. John Alwar To develop capacities for schools of public health in health systems research and policy analysis 2015 24,308 2,430,874
8 SIMAVI ASK Dr. Charles Wafula to improve access to Sexual Reproductive Health to young pple 2015 326,344 32,634,400
9 SIMAVI UFBR Dr. Charles Wafula To strengthen and scale up community health strategy 2015 80,835 8,083,519
10 SIMAVI-0R Dr. Charles Wafula To access Meaningful Youth participation in Health Systems Management 2015 28,831 2,883,103
11 university of Ottawa Prof. Dan Kaseje 15-Aug 16-Aug 9,780 978,069
12 KCDF Dr. Margaret Kaseje 15-Apr 4,319 431,951
13 Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research Equity SHARE 1 (London Sch. Of Hygiene & Trop. Med) Dr. Jane Mumma To assess the relative importance of different multi-level factors in predicting the contamination of different exposure pathways, and to characterize high-risk population sub-groups in relation to WASH-related disease burden. 2015 44,480.74 4,448,074
14 University of IOWA Dr. Jane Mumma To understand the spatial patterns by which fecally transmitted microbes are dispersed across an environment impacted by open feces disposal and to identify environmental and social drivers of those patterns 15-Aug 16-Aug 9,708 970,842
TOTAL 664,781 66,478,474
 2013 Projects and Research
S.No Project Name Lead Evaluator  Objectives From To $ KShs
1 SIMAVI Scaling-up the youth and women SRH service utilization 1-Jan-13 31-Dec-15 370,588 37,058,800
2 Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR) Strengthening health systems through research 1-Apr-13 31-Jul-13 240,395 24,039,500
3 SIMAVI Inception Phase: Capacity development for youth participation 1-Nov-13 28-Feb-14 126,289 12,628,900
TOTAL 737,272 73,727,200
 2012 Projects and Project
 S.No Project Name Lead Evaluator  Objectives From To $ KShs
1 Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA) Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa 15-Mar-12 30-Sep-15 154,735 15,473,500
2 IntraHealth International Inc. (USAID)- FUNZO Developing a training strategy for the community health workforce 15-Mar-12 30-Sep-14 345,187 34,518,700
3 World Health Organization (WHO) Kenya Service Availability and Readiness Assessment and Mapping (SARAM) in all health care facilities – Nyanza and Western Regions 5-Apr-12 31-May-13 116,891 11,689,100
TOTAL 616,813 61,681,300
 2011 Projects and Projects
 S.No Project Name Lead Evaluator  Objectives From To $ KShs
2 CHRESS Supporting the development of hubs for research and training 1-Mar-11 30-Sep-14 318,149 31,814,900
2 United Nations International Children’s Fund(UNICEF) Acceleration of Material, New born and child survical and development 1-Aug-11 31-Jul-12 252,817 25,281,700
TOTAL 570,966 57,096,600
 2010 Projects and Projects
S. No  Project Name  Lead Evaluator  Objectives  From  To  $  KShs.
1 SIMAVI TICH CBO 1-Jan-10 31-Dec-11 186,551 18,655,100
2 University of Ottawa/IDRC- TEASDALE Documenting Capacity Strengthening Approaches and best practices across the Teasdale-Corti Team Grants 5-May-10 31-Dec-12 2,346 234,600
TOTAL 188,897 18,889,700
 2009 Projects and Projects
 S.No. Project Name Lead Evaluator  objectives From To $ KShs
1 University of Ottawa/IDRC – TEASDALE Strengthening Nurses’ capacity in HIV policy Development in Sub-Saharan Africa and Caribean 19-Jan-09 31-Dec-12 247,641 24,764,100
2 Africa Health Systems Initiative/ IDRC (AHSI) Linking Community Based Health Information System and Institutional Health System for Effective Decision Making 18-Dec-09 19-Jun-13 278,436 27,843,600
TOTAL 526,077 52,607,700
GRAND TOTAL 3,557,549 355,755,274