Dr. Martha Kiarie

PhD- in Environmental Health- Medical Entomology

School of Science, Engineering and Health


Refereed Journals Articles

Kiarie-Makara, M. W., Nzau, A. M., Ngumbi, P. M., Waithima, A., Bowen, M. K., Nzunza, R. M., Ingonga, J. M. & Ngure, P. K. (2016) A Descriptive Survey on Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Beliefs (KAPBs) on Kala-azar among the Residents of Marigat Sub-County, Baringo County. International Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 6 (2), 1-5. doi:10.5455/209302/ijtmph.

Peter K. Ngure, Martha W. Kiarie, Anastasia M. Nzau1, Abraham K.Waithima2, Michael K. Bowen, Johnstone M. Ingonga, and Philip M. Ngumbi (2017). From Mud and Stick-Walled Houses to Corrugated Iron Sheet Houses: A New Strategy for Preventing Human-Vector Contact in Marigat Sub-County; a Leishmaniasis-Endemic Area in Kenya, Ann Clin Cytol Pathol 3(8): 1083.

Geoffrey K.K., Ngure N.V., Kamau L., Bet D., Lugali R.A., Ngari W. F., Mburu W. F., Kiarie M. W. (2017). Survey of urban mosquitoes species (Diptera: Culicidae) with focus on waste water channels as larval habitats in Nairobi industrial area, Kenya. African Journal of Health Science, Volume 30, Number2, March-April 2017

Kiarie-Makara, M.W., Dong-Kyu Lee (2016) Comparative Larvicidal and Residual Activity of Bacillus Thuringiensis var. Israelensis and Temephos (1.0 % Sg) In Granules Against Culex Pipiens Pallens (Diptera: Culicidae) In Semi-Field Tests IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (IOSR-JPBS) e-ISSN: 2278-3008, p-ISSN:2319-7676. Volume 11, Issue 1 Ver. I (Jan. - Feb. 2016), PP 24-32. www.iosrjournals.org. DOI: 10.9790/3008-11110118

Peter K. Ngure., Sichangi Kasili., Christopher O. Anjili., Robert M. Karanja., Josyline Kaburi., Milcah Mwangi., Geffrey K. Kinuthia., Martha

W. Kiarie-Makara., Annastacia Nzau., Lucy Irungu., Philip M. Ngumbi (January 2016). Effects of Metarhizium anasophliae on sand fly populations in their natural habitats: a cross-sectional study in Marigat Sub-County, Baringo County, Kenya. International Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health (IJMPH)

Kiarie-Makara, M. W., Ngumbi, P. M., Dong-Kyu Lee. (2015). Effects of Temperature on the Growth and Development of Culex pipiens Complex Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae), IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (IOSR-5 JPBS) E-ISSN: 2278-3008, p-ISSN: 2319-7676. Volume 10, Issue6 Ver, II PP 01-10

Kinuthia, G.K., Kiarie- Makara, M.W., Gicheru, M. M., Kabiru, E.W., Dong-Kyu, L. (2011). The relationship between control of parasitic infections and poverty levels: a case study of Njoro district, Kenya. Kosin University Journal of Health Sciences 1: 77 - 95.

Martha KIARIE-MAKARA Joo-Oh KANG1, Dong Kwan JEONG, Dong-Kyu and LEE, Hyesook KANG (2011). Field efficacy and non-target effects of temephos granules against Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) and microorganisms in septic tanks in Busan, Republic of Korea. Journal of Entomological research 41(2).

Dong-Kyu, L., Kiarie-Makara, M.W. (2011). The effects of temperature differentials on the life cycle of the West Nile Fever Transmitting mosquito, Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae). The Entomological Society of Korea; Entomological research 42 (2):146-154. (Korean language option)

Kiarie-Makara, M.W., Hae-Soon, Y., Dong-Kyu, L. (2010). Repellent efficacy of wood vinegar against Culex pipiens pallens and Aedes togoi (Diptera: Culicidae) under laboratory and semi-field conditions. The Entomological Society of Korea Entomological research 40 (2): 97-103.

Kiarie-Makara, M.W., Hae-Soon, Y., Dong-Kyu L. (2009). Repellent efficacy of wood vinegar from Oak tree (drift wood) against Culex pipiens pallens and Ochlerotatus togoi (Diptera: Culicidae) under laboratory conditions. Kosin Journal of Health Sciences Vol.19 Dec 2009, pp 95-106.

Kiarie-Makara, M.W., Dong-Kyu, L. (2010). Tests on the efficacy of wood vinegar from drift wood of the Korean oak to control mosquitoes using Culex pipiens molestus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) under laboratory. Kosin Journal of health Sciences vol 24: pp180- 191. Dong-Kyu, L.,

Kiarie-Makara, M.W. (2008). Analysis of the cost effectiveness of Temephos and BTI, larvicides in the control and reduction of malaria prevalence: case study of Jeju Island in Korea. Korean Journal of Entomology 3: 256-264. (Korean language)

Kiarie- Makara, M.W., Olumbe, K. R. (July 2011). Effects of mentoring and inculcating Life Skills to University students: A Case Study of Daystar University, Pre-University Programme. A paper presented at the International conference on Education at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre; 20th – 22nd July 2011, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya (Conference Paper)


Book Publication:

Kiarie-Makara, M.W. (2013). The Dynamics of Mosquito control and Malaria disease Burden in Africa. Lambert Academic Publishers , ISBN: 978-3-659-45448 Germany, PP 297


Other publications:

Kiarie-Makara Martha W., Roseline K. Olumbe (2016). An investigation of the Risky Behaviours University students indulges while living off-campus and its effect on their lives: a case study of Daystar University – Athi river campus (unpublished research paper, presented at a conference in 2016)

Kiarie-Makara, M.W. (2007). A case study on how non-state environmental governance in Kenya has worked to protect environmental resources. A paper presented at the 2007 Amsterdam conference on the human dimensions of global environmental change; 24-26 May 2007, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (conference Paper)

Kiarie-Makara, M.W. (2004). The role of diversification of crops grown on irrigation schemes in Yatta irrigation schemes, Ndalani area of Machakos county, as a way of improving food production and security in the area.

Masso, D.J., Kiarie-Makara, M.W., Otieno, O. (2000). The need and placement of Science graduates in the labour and mart place in East Africa with emphasis on Kenya. A research undertaken to establish the market needs for graduates with science degrees as a way of establishing the need to start science degrees at Daystar University.


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