Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

Dr. George Owino

Dr George Evans

Position: Lecturer
Department:Sociology
Postal Address: Kenyatta University P.O. Box 43844, 00100,Nairobi, Kenya.
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Membership in Professional Societies

  • DAAD Alumni Association
  • International Sociological Association.

Education

Dr. Owino is a medical sociologist and currently a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Kenyatta University. He obtained his doctorate from Bielefeld University, Germany, on a DAAD Scholarship. His doctoral dissertation is titled: Illness Experiences of People Living with HIV in Kenya: A Case Study of Kisumu County. He received a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from Kenyatta University in 2005. His research topic was: Preferences and Utilization of Health Care Services among Slum Residents in Kenya: A Case of Mathare Valley. He also attended Kenyatta University for his undergraduate studies obtaining a B.A. degree in Sociology, Religious Studies and Philosophy in 1997.

Papers Presented At International Conferences & Workshops

  • 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

  • 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.

Research Interests
Social Impact Assessments; Chronic Illness and Self Identity; Health Seeking Behaviour; HIV Prevention with Young People; Career Choices of Youth; Youth Sexual Behaviour; Drug and Alcohol Abuse; Parent-Child Interaction Processes; Community Development Discourses; Socialization; Intercultural Interaction; Implementation Science; and Social Communication.

Areas of Specialization
Medical Sociology; Sociology of Health and Illness; Qualitative Research Methods; Philosophy of Social Sciences; Health Systems Research; Monitoring and Evaluation; Evidence-Based Interventions.

Scholastic Honours And Awards

  • 2012: Doctoral Scholarship, Sponsor: Kenyan-German Postgraduate Training Programme (NACOSTI & DAAD): PI: George Evans Owino
  • 2000: Masters Postgraduate Scholarship Sponsored by Kenyatta University; PI: George Evans Owino.

 

 

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