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Francis Muriithi

Francis Muriithi

Francis Githae Muriithi

MB.ChB(Nbi), MMed O&G(AKU),MSc.candidate(Oxon), MRCOG (UK).

Clinical Research Fellow

  • Honorary Specialist Registrar, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Oxford Academic Health Science Network (OAHSN) Fellow and MSc student in Evidence-Based Health Care, University of Oxford.

Latest Papers

"Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section in Low Resource Settings: The Clinical and Ethical Dilemma"

"Telephone follow-up after daycase tension-free vaginal tape insertion"


Dr Muriithi is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a passion for evidence based practices in women’s health. He graduated from the University Of Nairobi School of Medicine, Kenya in 2006 and completed an internship at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. After a stint as a Medical Officer, he joined the Aga Khan University Hospital as a Senior House Officer and in 2009 was admitted into the Aga Khan University residency programme in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. In 2013 he was awarded a Master of Medicine degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology by the same university and subsequently worked as an Instructor in the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. In November 2013, Dr Muriithi was awarded an International Fellowship at the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 

He is on the Kenya Medical Practitioner's Board Specialist Register and is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, MRCOG(UK).

Current work

Clinical and research work in Urogynaecology at The John Radcliffe Hospital.

Clinical duties in General Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Horton General Hospital.

Undergraduate teaching at the University of Oxford Medical School - Urogynaecology, global maternal/reproductive health modules

Research on preterm birth: screening and prevention practices in the six hospitals supported by the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (OAHSN).

Other research focusing on Womens Health, Evidence-Based Practice and low to middle income country (developing world) health systems.

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