Title/Qualifications: PhD in Public Health (University of the Witwatersrand), MSc in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries (London School of Economics), BA (hons) in Sociology and Geography (Kenyatta University)

Email Address: pmbindyo@jkuat.ac.ke
Office Extn: 3209

Area of Specialization: Public Health

Research Interests: Human Resources for Health, Public Health,Sociology.

He Organizes the University’s Annual Scientific Conference and manages its Journal (JAGST- )

Has undertaken consultancy work in human resources for health, reproductive health, malaria (bed nets & malaria rapid diagnostic tests),water and sanitation for organizations such as IMA World Health, AMREF Kenya, IntraHealth Kenya, PSI Kenya, fhi360 and CHF International.

Other Memberships:

  • Chair of JKUAT’s Resource Mobilization Committee


Wakaba M, Mbindyo P, Ochieng J, Todd J, Kiriinya R, Waudo A, Rakuom C, Noor A, Rogers M, English M. The Public Sector Nursing Workforce in Kenya – A County Level Analysis. Human Resources for Health 2014, 12:6 (27 January 2014)

Mbindyo, P.M., Blaauw, D., and English, M (2013): The Role of Clinical Officers in the Kenyan Health System: A Question of Perspective. Human Resources for Health 2013, 11:32 (17 July 2013).

Belita A., Mbindyo P. and English M. (2013): Absenteeism amongst health workers – developing a typology to support empiric work in low-income countries and characterizing reported causes. Human Resources for Health 2013, 11:34 (17 July 2013)

Mbindyo, P.M., Blaauw, D., Gilson, L. and English, M. (2009): Developing a Tool to Measure Health Worker Motivation in District Hospitals in Kenya. Human Resources for Health, 7:40.

Mbindyo, P.M., Gilson, L., Blaauw, D. and English, M. (2009): Contextualising Health Worker Motivation in District Hospitals in Kenya. Implementation Science, 4:43.

Nzinga J, Mbindyo P, Mbaabu L, Warira A and English M. (2009): Documenting the experiences of health workers expected to implement guidelines during an intervention study in Kenyan hospitals. Implementation Science, 4:44.

Mbindyo, P. M. (2007): Public-Private Partnerships: A Case Study From East Africa. Book chapter (9) in Gerard Bodeker & Gemma Burford (eds) (2007) -Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Policy And Public Health Perspectives, Imperial College Press, London.