Stephen Okeyo

Faculty:  Health Sciences
School:  Health Sciences
Department:  Clinical Medicine
Current Designation:  Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
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Office Telephone:  (+254) 721713381
Consultation Hours: 8 a.m -5 p.m Mon – Fri


Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
PhD Registration in Faculty of medicine.  Obstetrics and Gynaecology  University of Nairobi, Kenya  2009
 Masters in Public Health Methodology  Public Health Methodology  Free University of Brussels, Belgium  1996-1997
 Masters of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynaecology  Obstetrics and Gynaecology  University of Nairobi, Kenya  1987-1991
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Medicine and Surgery University of Nairobi, Kenya 1978-1984


Period Position Institution
 Dean, Faculty of Health sciences  Great Lakes University of Kisumu
 Director of Partnerships   Great Lakes University of Kisumu
 Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic affairs/Research   Great Lakes University of Kisumu
 Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic affairs/Research   Great Lakes University of Kisumu
 2012-2015  Assistant Director Systems Strengthening  Intrahealth
Resident Specialist Aga Khan Hospital
Medical Officer Ministry of Health


Title Area
Medical Education and Training Policy and Systems strengthening
Quality Improvement integration in Health Systems Strengthening
Health Policy Analysis & Research
Operations Research
Strategic Leadership In Health And Development
District Health System Improvement Project: Elements of well functioning system
Impact assessment
Community Strategy Models


 Haywood Brown, Okeyo Stephen, Hillary Mabeya, 2016. Jeffry Wilkinson, John Schmitt. International Journal of Gynecology and ObstetricsThe Bakri tamponade balloon as an adjunct treatment for refractory postpartum haemorrhage. Volume135, Issue 3 December 2016 Pages 276–280
 Rachel Jenkins, Caleb Othieno, Stephen Okeyo, Julyan Aruwa, James Kingora, Ben Jenkin. 2013. Health system challenges to integration of mental health delivery in primary care in Kenya-perspectives of primary care health workers. BMC Health
Services Research 09/2013; 13(1):368
 Rachel Jenkins, Caleb Othieno, Stephen Okeyo, Julyan Aruwa, Jan Wallcraft, Ben Jenkin. 2013. Exploring the perspectives and experiences of health workers at primary health facilities in Kenya following training. International Journal of Mental
Health (Impact Factor: 1.06). 02/2013; 7(1):6. DOI: 10.1186/1752-4458-7-6
 Stephen Okeyo, Gillian Lê, Tolib Mirzoev, Marsha Orgill, Ermin Erasmus, Uta Lehmann, Jane Goudge, Stephen Maluka, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Moses Aikins, Don de Savigny, Goran Tomson10, and Lucy Gilson. A new methodology for assessing
health policy and systems research and analysis capacity in African universities. Health research policy and systems 12(1):59 · October 2014.
Okeyo, S. Jönsson, K. Nyström, M. Uzochukwu, B.S.C. Tomson, G. 2012. Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa: Strategy document for strengthening networking & capacity building for Getting Research into Policy & Practice (GRIPP). CHEPSAA report. Stockholm. Consortium for Health Policy & Systems Analysis in Africa. Available at http://www.hpsa
Stephen Okeyo ·Gillian Le · Tolib Mirzoev · Ermin Erasmus · Reuben Esena · Benjamin Uzochukwu. How to do Capacity Assessments for Health Policy and Systems: A Handbook. December 2014.
State of Medical Education and Training in Kenya: Bottlenecks and Best Buys: Experiences of eleven health training institutions in Kenya. IntraHealth. December 2013
Okeyo S.O. 2008. The effects of post-election violence on Kenya’s community based health services: An overview. Health Rights Advocacy Forum Newsletter. Edition 3/April 2008
S.O.A. Okeyo: Assessment of operations research needs for reproductive health personnel in Kenya. Journal of Health. Vol 12 No1. pages 8-13.
S.O.A. Okeyo, D.C.O. Kaseje, H.Oyugi, J. Raburu, and M. Ohingo: Experience with “the city consultation” process in building local capacity for HIV/AIDS response at the local level. Journal of Health. Vol 12 No1. pages 2-7
Okeyo S.O. 2008. Anaemia in Pregnancy: Special emphasis on Nutritional Anaemias. (1998). In Curare Special Volume 15/1998 (pp 139-152). GAM-Media GmbH, Berlin
K O Rogo, S O Okeyo, S B Ojwang. Management of shoulder dystocia. East AfricanMedical Journal 08/1992; 69(7):391-3. DOI: 10.1016/SO140-6736(05)74808-X
Okeyo S.O.A. A study of Natural Family Planning. 1991. Postgraduate Thesis.
Cervical Cancer Screening Follow-up: A survey of Framerie community, Brussels, Belgium. Postgraduate dissertation.

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