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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 33 Citations 4,607 123 World Ranking 3688 National Ranking 25

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Public health
  • Health care
  • China

Joses Muthuri Kirigia mostly deals with Public health, Environmental health, Health care, Data envelopment analysis and Health policy. His Public health study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Productivity and Developed country. His Environmental health research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Psychological intervention, Workforce, Corporate governance, Millennium Development Goals and Commission.

His Data envelopment analysis study incorporates themes from Cross-sectional study, Health informatics and Family medicine. Health policy is a subfield of Economic growth that Joses Muthuri Kirigia investigates. His Health services research research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Health administration and Socioeconomics.

His most cited work include:

  • The cost of health professionals' brain drain in Kenya (149 citations)
  • Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Measure the Technical Efficiency of Public Health Centers in Kenya (118 citations)
  • Technical efficiency of public district hospitals and health centres in Ghana: a pilot study (106 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Joses Muthuri Kirigia mainly investigates Public health, Environmental health, Economic growth, Health care and Health policy. Within one scientific family, he focuses on topics pertaining to Productivity under Public health, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Index. His Environmental health research includes elements of Psychological intervention, Developed country, Developing country, Consumption and Indirect costs.

His work on Millennium Development Goals, Poverty and Private sector as part of general Economic growth research is often related to Sierra leone, thus linking different fields of science. His work carried out in the field of Health care brings together such families of science as Data envelopment analysis, Public economics, Finance and Environmental resource management. The concepts of his Health policy study are interwoven with issues in Global health, Health education and Health promotion.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public health (35.81%)
  • Environmental health (25.68%)
  • Economic growth (23.65%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Gross domestic product (16.89%)
  • Value (8.11%)
  • Demography (10.14%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Gross domestic product, Value, Demography, Human capital and Life expectancy are his primary areas of study. His Gross domestic product study combines topics in areas such as Per capita, Socioeconomics and Environmental health. His research integrates issues of Psychological intervention, Productivity and Indirect costs in his study of Environmental health.

His Demography course of study focuses on Years of potential life lost and Public health, Ebola virus, Biostatistics and Neglected tropical diseases. His research in Public health intersects with topics in Economic growth and Health care. Joses Muthuri Kirigia has included themes like Present value and Investment in his Life expectancy study.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Does User Fee Removal Policy Provide Financial Protection from Catastrophic Health Care Payments? Evidence from Zambia. (31 citations)
  • The fiscal value of human lives lost from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China. (15 citations)
  • Policy dialogue to improve health outcomes in low income countries: what are the issues and way forward? (10 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • China
  • Public health
  • Health care

Joses Muthuri Kirigia focuses on Public health, Gross domestic product, Health policy, Demography and Environmental health. His Public health research integrates issues from Economic growth and Health care. His Health care research includes themes of Consumption, Payment and Demographic economics.

The Gross domestic product study combines topics in areas such as Productivity, Indirect costs and Human capital. His study in Health policy is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Global health and Health promotion. He undertakes interdisciplinary study in the fields of Environmental health and World health through his research.

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Best Publications

The cost of health professionals' brain drain in Kenya

Joses Muthuri Kirigia;Akpa Raphael Gbary;Lenity Kainyu Muthuri;Jennifer Nyoni.
BMC Health Services Research (2006)

233 Citations

Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Measure the Technical Efficiency of Public Health Centers in Kenya

Joses M. Kirigia;Ali Emrouznejad;Luis G. Sambo;Nzoya Munguti.
Journal of Medical Systems (2004)

217 Citations

Measurement of Technical Efficiency of Public Hospitals in Kenya: Using Data Envelopment Analysis

Joses M. Kirigia;Ali Emrouznejad;Luis G. Sambo.
Journal of Medical Systems (2002)

178 Citations

Technical efficiency of public district hospitals and health centres in Ghana: a pilot study

Daniel Osei;Selassi d'Almeida;Melvill O George;Joses M Kirigia.
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation (2005)

173 Citations

Economic burden of diabetes mellitus in the WHO African region

Joses M Kirigia;Hama B Sambo;Luis G Sambo;Saidou P Barry.
BMC International Health and Human Rights (2009)

161 Citations

A Performance Assessment Method for Hospitals: The Case of Municipal Hospitals in Angola

Joses M. Kirigia;Ali Emrouznejad;Basilio Cassoma;Eyob Zere Asbu.
Journal of Medical Systems (2008)

147 Citations

Willingness to pay for community-based health insurance in Nigeria: do economic status and place of residence matter?

Obinna Onwujekwe;Ekechi Okereke;Chima Onoka;Benjamin Uzochukwu.
Health Policy and Planning (2010)

145 Citations

Determinants of health insurance ownership among South African women

Joses M Kirigia;Luis G Sambo;Benjamin Nganda;Germano M Mwabu.
BMC Health Services Research (2005)

139 Citations

Status of national research bioethics committees in the WHO African region

Joses M Kirigia;Charles Wambebe;Amido Baba-Moussa.
BMC Medical Ethics (2005)

121 Citations

Inequities in skilled attendance at birth in Namibia: A decomposition analysis

Eyob Zere;Doyin Oluwole;Joses M Kirigia;Chris N Mwikisa.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2011)

119 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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