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Prof. Fiona N. Mbai - Conference Presentations


  • Ulo B, M. Chepkonga, J. Kibosia,C. Karari, D. Roth, L. Njogu, L. Mramba, J. Ochieng, E.Ogutogullari, J. Sitienei, N. Muraguri, O. Muhenje, J. Odhiambo, F. Mbai.  Increased capacity for integrated HIV/TB services in Kenyan prisons. University of Nairobi Collaborative Group Meeting. Mayfair Court/Holdiay Inn. Nairobi. Kenya. January 17th – 21st, 2011.
  • Ulo B, M. Chepkonga, J. Kibosia,C. Karari, D. Roth, L. Njogu, L. Mramba, J. Ochieng, E.Ogutogullari, J. Sitienei, N. Muraguri, O. Muhenje, J. Odhiambo, F. Mbai.  Increased capacity for integrated HIV/TB services in Kenyan Prisons. International Aids Conference (IAS) July 17th -20th , 2011- Rome, Italy.
  • Muthumbi G, B. Ulo, S. Adudans, C. Karari, A. Maluki, E. Ogutogullari, F. Mbai ,  B.O-Nyunya,  J Odhiambo, D. Soti,. Breaking the Barriers: Innovation for the scale up of PMTCT services in high HIV burden resource constrained setting in Kenya. International Aids Conference (IAS) July 17th -20th , 2011- Rome, Italy.
  • Mbai F.N. Need for Male Contraception. Future of Contraception Initiative. 29-31 October, 2011 Seattle, Washington USA




  • Katingima C.M., H.M. Maganga, J. Othigo, C.M. Maternowska, Mbai F, N. Care provision and uptake at the gender based violence and recovery center - Coast General Provincial Hospital. Mombasa, Kenya. University of Nairobi 17th  Annual Collaborative Group Meeting. January 23rd -28th , 2010 Mayfair Court/Holiday Inn. Nairobi, Kenya
  • Aroka,E., F. N. Mbai, N. Kingola, A. Gathumbi, H. Maganga, M. Temmerman. Comprehensive care for survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) in Mombasa, Kenya: scaling up provision of information on health related rights through integrating legal services in a hospital based clinic. Presented at XVIII International AIDS Conference • Reference No: A-240-0405-12648 July 2010. Vienna, Austria.


  • Mbai, F.N., C. Maternowska, H. M. Maganga, R. Karrarru, M Temmerman. Gender-Based Violence & Recovery Centre, Coast Province General Hospital: Providing Comprehensive Care. Gender for Africa Symposium: “Gendering Research in/on Africa”. 3rd Annual Symposium Ghent, Belgium, December 18th. http://www.gap.ugent.be/Symposium_en


  • Mbai F.N., R.M Ngure and B.S. Dunbar. Animal Experimentation and Biomedical Research: Developing challenges and ethical considerations. UNESCO CONFERENCE ON BIOETHICS: Bioethical Perspectives and Practices in Research, Medicine, Life Sciences and Related Technologies in sub-Saharan Africa. Egerton University, Njoro. August 12th -14th.
  • Mbai F.N. Animal Models for Emerging Diseases, Therapies and Vaccine Development: 2nd Symposium on Emerging Diseases and Reproductive Health in Kenya. Sponsored by University of Nairobi (Center for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, CEBIB) and the African Biomedical Center (ABC), Karen Blixen Coffee Garden, , Nairobi. Kenya. November 20th -21st .


  • Mbai F.N. and A .A. Knowlton. Estrogen and Signaling Cascades leading to NF kappa B activation in human coronary endothelial cells.  27th Annual International Society for Heart Research. New Orleans Louisiana. USA. May 12th-15th.    
  • Mbai F.N., J. C. Rutledge and A. A. Knowlton. Repetitive exposure to high triglycerides: A Cause of Early Vascular  Injury Abstract # 1264.  12th. World Congress on Heart. Vancouver, BC. Canada. July 16th -19th.


  • Mbai F.N., K.L. Hamilton, S. Gupta, J.P. Stice and A.A. Knowlton. Non-genomic Estrogen Regulation of NF kappa B and Heat Shock Factor 1 activation in Human Coronary Endothelial Cells In Vitro.  American Heart Association, 5th Annual Conference on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Conference Abstract # P56, San Francisco CA, USA. May 6th -8th.


  • Mbai F.N., Y. Qiu and Y. Shimizu.  Growth factor regulation of the Etk tyrosine kinase (Etk) in breast cancer cells. (Abstract # 39-8). Era of Hope.  Proceedings of the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Meeting. September 23rd-25th. Orlando, Florida. USA.  September 23rd-25th.



  • Consultative group on MARPS programming. National Aids Control Programme (NASCOP; Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation-Kenya). Heron Court Hotel. Nairobi. July 7th 2009.
  • International Partnership for Microbicides. Annual Clinical Research Trial Investigators Meeting, Safari Park Hotel.  Nairobi. Kenya. September 14-18th .
  • International Partnerships for Microbicides:  Quality Assurance and Control in Clinical Trials. Paarl, South Africa. August 25th-26th.
  • PharmAccess HIV drug resistance network meeting and affordable resistance testing for Africa Workshop Southern Ridgeway Hotel, Lusaka Zambia Sponsors-LAASER –HIV/AIDS; Pharm Access Foundation and ARTA. November 11th-13th, 2009.
  • Stakeholders Consultation Workshop on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP). National Aids Control Council/KEMRI. KEMRI Conference Center. Nairobi, Kenya. November 30th 2009.
  • The Sub-regional capacity building workshop on the interpretation and domestication of the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights.  UNESCO and Egerton University UNESCO Regional Documentation Center. 25th -28th May, 2009. 


  • 11th International Scientific Conference Quality Health Care and Health Professional Education. Aga Khan University Hospital. Nairobi. 12th -14th November, 2008.
  • Pedagogical Skills Training Workshop. Egerton University, March 18th -22nd.