Title/qualifications: PhD(Cantab)
Public Policy & Administration
Contact address:
Kenyatta University P. O. Box 43844 - 00100 Nairobi

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Area of Specialization:

  • Public Policy, Research Methods, Public Health & Primary Care Health Policy, Foreign Policy & International Relations; International Security

Research Interests

  • Devolved Governance; Policy Processes, Accountability & Engagement; Health Policy Financing and Infectious Diseases & State Security


  • Atela, M., et al “We cannot attend meetings unless the Chairman invites us” – Experiences of women members of health facility committees in rural Kenya. Draft
  • Atela, M., et al “Process factors influencing the performance of health system accountability mechanisms supporting service delivery in rural Kenya. Draft
  • Molyneux, S., Atela, M., Vibian, & Goodman, C.(2012) Community accountability at peripheral health facilities:  a review of the empirical literature, and development of a conceptual framework for future studies – Health Policy & Planning January 2012
  • Atela, M., Bakibinga, P., & Ruhango, G. (2011) A Human Rights Perspective on Maternal Health in East
  • Africa: A Literature Review, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva.
  • Atela, M. & B, McPake. (2009) Book Review: The international Migration of Health Workers, International Studies Vol 11, 631-32
  • Atela, M., (2009) Health System Accountability and Participation in Sub-Saharan Africa: a review of the Literature. Development Policy & Practice; KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
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