Morris Senghor Shisanya

Name: Morris Senghor Shisanya

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Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya, 2017-On-goingPhD© Nursing (Community Health Nursing)
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya, 2014-2016MScN (Community Health Nursing)
Moi University (2002-2006)BScN
Kenya Institute of Administration (2013)Certificate in Senior Management Course for Health Systems Strengthening
NASCOP (2012)HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Design
JICA and MOPHS (2012)Resource Generation, Mobilization and Management
JICA and MOPHS (2011)Evidence Based Practice and Information Management
UNICEF / JICA and MOPHS (2011)Trainer of Trainers for Accelerated Child Survival and Development

Field of Specialization

  • Community Health Nursing

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNAK)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
Jun 2012-Dec 2018Great Lakes University of KisumuDr. OsoroAssistant Lecturer
  • Teaching the following areas among others, Basics of Epidemiology, Social Determinants of Health, Health promotion and international Health, Health Systems Management and Health policy, Research, Policy to Practice and Public health services research, Teaching Methods
  • Mentoring and Supervising students in during their research
  • Attending and speaking at conferences/seminars Writing papers and other publications.
  • Encouraging personal development via tutorial or pastoral work
Jun 2009 – Dec 2018Ministry of Health /Emory University / CDCMr. OkamoProvincial Project Coordinator
  • Development TB/HIV of weekly, monthly and quarterly work plans and budgets.
  • Identification of training needs of the staff working in the CCC and mentoring for TB/HIV providers.
  • Monitoring of TB/HIV Services coverage in relation to the projected allotted catchment population.
  • Overseeing uptake of HTS, HAART, OI treatment and co-trimoxazole prophylaxis, CD4 monitoring, retention and cohort outcomes for HAART.
  • Coordinating continuous availability of vital commodities Identifying and mobilizing NGOs/ FBOs / CBOs that link with the CCC for TBHIV activities.
  • Overseeing routine data to supporting agencies and the Ministries of Health (Emory University / CDC Atlanta/
  • Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS)/ Ministry of Medical Services (MOMS))
  • Providing lead in quarterly and annual data analysis and feedback to Facilities, District, Provincial and National Health Teams on human resource dynamics at different levels in the Province.
  • Providing technical advice to other partners through participation in relevant Technical Working Groups like the JICA-TWG, UNICEF-TWG, DANIDA –TWG, EHS-TWG, GTZ-TWG
Oct 2007 – May 2009AMPATHProf Mamlin
  • To oversee the implementation of HIV services across the District;
  • Participated in and led support supervision, monitoring and evaluation of activities in the states and counties of operation in collaboration with project coordinators
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to Program Coordinators and field staff to assume responsibilities for developing and managing their projects at the field level
  • Ensured appropriate M&E activities are carried out regularly by program staff in all levels (data collection & analysis, monitoring of project progress against established work plans, monitoring of established indicators and utilization of results to inform program (re-)design);
  • Contributed to project proposal writing, review and editing

Professional Research Interest


Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (£, €, $, KES)


YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (£, €, $, KES)
2018Lead ConsultantData Management and Research ConsultancyCo-Owned. Providing Mentorship in Research and Large Data Management250,000
2017 June-SeptLarge Data Management Lead ConsultantLarge Data management for University Research Company (URC)Assessment of Quality of Care for Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child, Adolescent and HIV/AIDS in Two Counties1000,000
2016 Apr-MayLarge management (Team Lead)Large Data management for UNICEF/KEMRIMapping of the geospatial, social and environmental determinants of childhood malnutrition in Kenya120,000
2013 Jan-FebLarge management (Team Lead)Large Data management for UNICEF/WFPDeterminant of Nutritional Status among HIV positive mothers and their under-five children120,000
2012 NovLead ConsultantLead consultant for Emory University/CDC Project from data to PolicyFrom Data to Policy. An Evaluation of Human Resource Data use in decision making and policy guidance.100,000

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Shisanya, S. M. (2018). Effects of Socio-demographic Factors on Regimen Adherence among Tuberculosis Patients in Kisumu Region, Kenya. Kenyan Journal of Nursing & Midwifery, 2018; 3:1, 96-102
  2. Morema, E. N., & Shisanya, M. S. (2017). Relationship between Health Care System Setup and Adherence To Tuberculosis Treatment In Western Kenya. Quest Journals Journal of Medical and Dental Science Research, 4(1), 67–70. Retrieved from
  3. Shisanya, M. S., & Morema, E. N. (2017). Determinants of Maternal Satisfaction with Spinal Anaesthesia Care for Caesarian Delivery at the Kisumu County Hospital. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 6(1), 2320–1940.
  4. Shisanya, S. M., Arudo, J., Oloo, J. A., & Morema, E. N. (2017). The impact of Co-morbidity and Treatment Characteristics on Adherence to Tuberculosis Treatment in Kisumu East Subcounty, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science Ver. VII, 6(5), 2320–1940.
  5. Nyangahu D. N, Wilson O. Ogonda L, Shisanya M.S, Morema E.N, Characteristics of Injuries among Children Attending Public Primary Schools in Kisumu Municipality, Kenya. Donnish Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 1(2) 2015 pp. 005-018.