Dr George Evans

Position: Lecturer
Department:Sociology
Postal Address: Kenyatta University P.O. Box 43844, 00100,Nairobi, Kenya.
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Specialization & Research Interests
Medical Sociology; Sociology of Health and Illness; Qualitative Health and Social Research Methods; Philosophy of Social Sciences; Health Systems Research; Monitoring and Evaluation; Evidence-Based Interventions, Early Childhood Development; Health Seeking Behaviour; HIV Prevention with Young People; Parent-Child Interaction Processes; Livelihoods.

Papers Presented At International Conferences & Workshops

  • Owino, G. E. (2017) Meanings of a Positive Diagnosis among People Living with HIV in Kenya: Findings from a Phenomenological Study. A Seminar Presentation at the University of Helsinki, 19th September, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland.
  • Owino, G.E. and Wairimu, A. K. (2015), From Diagnosis to Adaptation: How Social Definitions of Health and Well-Being Influence the Experiences of People Living with HIV in Kenya; a research paper accepted for the International Conference on Governance of Public Health in Africa, 19th-20th November, 2015 in Dakar, Senegal.
  • Owino, G.E. (2015), Diagnosis and Biographical Outcomes: A Phenomenology of Life with HIV in western Kenya; a research paper presented at the First Global Conference on Patient-Centered Care held at Kenyatta University from 29th Sept. to 2nd October. 2015.
  • Owino, G. E. (2013), Illness Experiences of People Living with HIV in Kenya: A Case Study of Kisumu County; a paper presented at an International Workshop at the Centre for Development Research, Bonn Germany, May 2013.

Papers Presented At Local Seminars & Meetings

  • Owino, G.E. (2015), Illness Experiences of People Living with HIV in Kenya: A Case Study of Kisumu County; research findings presented at the Department of Sociology Kenyatta University, August 2015.
  • Owino, G. E. (2005), Preferences and Utilization of Health Care Services among Slum Residents in Kenya: A Case of Mathare Valley, Thesis Defence, Graduate School, Kenyatta University, July 2005.
  • Owino, G. E. (2003), Preferences and Utilization of Health Care Services among Slum Residents in Kenya: A Case of Mathare Valley, a Masters proposal defence, Board of Postgraduate Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, 2003.
  • Owino, G. E. (2002), Preferences and Utilization of Health Care Services among Slum Residents in Kenya: A Case of Mathare Valley, Postgraduate Research Seminar, Department of Sociology, Kenyatta University, 2002.

Publications

  • Lindland, E., Mwoma, T., Owino, G. E., Ngutu, M., Okeng’o L. and Nelima, D. (2018) Expanding the Basics: Mapping the Gaps between Expert, Decision-Maker, and Public Understandings of Early Childhood Development in Kenya. Washington D.C.: A Research Report published by Frameworks Institute, USA.
  • Owino, G.E and Wairimu A.K. (2015), From Diagnosis to Adaptation: How Social Definitions of Health and Well-Being Influence the Experiences of People Living with HIV in Kenya; Peer-reviewed research paper under consideration for publication by CODESRIA.
  • George Evans Owino, (2015) Illness Experiences of People Living with HIV in Kenya: A Case Study of Kisumu County. Published Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Bielefeld Library: Bielefeld.
  • Maina, W. M., and Owino, G. (2011) “Empowering Farmers and Farmer Organizations for Greater Participation and Prosperity in the Western Kenya Sugar Belt.” In Waswa, F., Netondo, G. W., Maina, L.W., and Naisiko, T (Ed.) (2011) Commerical Sugarcane Farming
  • Maina, L., Oto, S., and Owino, G. (2006) “Gender and Environment.”Pp. 142-157 in Fuchaka W., S. Otor and Mugendi, D. 2006.Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Tertiary Education in Kenya. Vol 1. Nairobi: Downtown Printing Works Limited.

 

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