School of Nursing Sciences and Public Health

Ms. Eunice Nyasiri Atsali.fw

Lecturer

Primary Discipline: Midwifery/ Nursing

Degrees Awarded
  • MSc Midwifery, University of Nottingham, 2015
  • BSc Nursing-KRCHN, Aga Khan University, 2013
  • Diploma KRCHN, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Mukumu, 2004

Other Credentials/ Recognitions & Awards

  • University Research Committee (URC)grant Aga Khan University: $70,507.5: Routine late trimester ultrasound for the detection of small for gestational age and growth restricted fetus in low risk pregnancy Ongoing research
  • Aga Khan University Higher education scholarship for Masters program: 2014-2015
  • Johnsons and Johnsons scholarship for undergraduate nursing students: 2010-2013
  • Best student overall (Theory and practice) Class of March, 2004; St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Mukumu

Current Professional/Scientific Interests, Memberships, and Activities

  • Member of Midwifery Association of Kenya (MAK);
  • Coordinator, Scientific Midwifery conference; 2018 to date
  • Member of National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNAK)

Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activities

  1. Atsali E.; Edwards G. (2017). Historical influences on utilising upright positions for birth in Africa MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, 27(1).
  2. Atsali E N; Russell K. Hospital Midwives' Barriers when Facilitating Upright Positions during a Normal Second Stage of Labour. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, Vol 20, No 1 (2018)DOI: https://doi.org/10.25159/2520-5293/2189
  3. Sikolia Z. Wanyonyi, MRCOG, MMED, MBChB; Eunice Atsali, BSN, MSc; Sudhir Vinayak, MBChB, MMED; Marleen Temmerman, PhD. Routine late trimester ultrasound for the detection of small for gestational age and growth restricted fetus in low risk pregnancy – A randomized controlled trial; BMC Pregnancy and child birth: PRCH-D-18-01366

Conference presentations:

  1. • December, 2017: Factors Contributing to Under-Utilization of Water Birth Delivery Services at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi: Mutsotso S. & Atsali E; 14th December, 2017; Oral Presentation
  2. • September, 2016: What are the barriers for labour ward midwives facilitating birth for women in upright positions in second stage of labour: A Critical Review? Poster presentation at ECSACON conference
  3. • August, 2016: Barriers to upright birth positions in Hospital: Midwifery Association of Kenya Conference; Oral presentation

Contacts

P.O Box 170-90200, Kitui. Email: eatsali@seku.ac.ke