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Caroline Ochieng

Country of origin: Kenya Currently in: Sweden, Stockholm General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Use of biomass energy and its implications on health and the environment. Local impacts such as effect of indoor air pollution on respiratory health and environmental impacts through greenhouse gas emissions and consequently climate change.


Publications resulting from Research: 


1. Gasparatos, A., Von Maltitz, G. P., Johnson, F. X., Romeu-Dalmau, C., Jumbe, C. B., Ochieng, C., ... & Nyambane, A. (2018). Survey of local impacts of biofuel crop production and adoption of ethanol stoves in southern Africa. Scientific data, 5, 180186.
2. Mudombi, S., Von Maltitz, G. P., Gasparatos, A., Romeu-Dalmau, C., Johnson, F. X., Jumbe, C., Ochieng, C ... & Willis, K. J. (2018). Multi-dimensional poverty effects around operational biofuel projects in Malawi, Mozambique and Swaziland. Biomass and Bioenergy, 114, 41-54.
3. Gasparatos, A., Romeu-Dalmau, C., von Maltitz, G. P., Johnson, F. X., Shackleton, C., Jarzebski, M. P., Ochieng, C... & Willis, K. J. (2018). Mechanisms and indicators for assessing the impact of biofuel feedstock production on ecosystem services. Biomass and Bioenergy, 114, 157-173.
4. Ochieng, C., Vardoulakis, S., Tonne, C. and Semenza, J. Household air pollution in developing countries. In Oxford Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Oxford University Press. Dec 2017. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199389414.013.25
5. Quansah R, Semple S, Ochieng CA, Juvekar S, Armah FA, Luginaah I, et al. Effectiveness of interventions to reduce household air pollution and/or improve health in homes using solid fuel in low-and-middle income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Environ Int. 2017 Mar 21.
6. Mkwambisi, D.; Mwangi, E.; Nhantumbo, I.; Ochieng, C.; Petrokofsky, G.; Sartas, M. What is the evidence that gender affects access to and use of forest assets for food security? A systematic map protocol. Environ Evid. 2017;6:2.
7. Sola P, Ochieng C, Yila J, Iiyama M. Links between energy access and food security in sub Saharan Africa: an exploratory review. Food Secur. 2016 Apr 26;1–8.
8. Ochieng, C., Vardoulakis S, Tonne C (2017). Household air pollution following replacement of traditional open fire with an improved rocket type cookstove. Sci Total Environ. 2017 Feb 15;580:440–7.
9. Quansah R, Semple S, Ochieng CA, Juvekar S, Armah FA, Luginaah I, et al. (2017) Effectiveness of interventions to reduce household air pollution and/or improve health in homes using solid fuel in low-and-middle income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Environ Int. 2017 Mar 21.
10. Ochieng, C., Sirrku, J. and Johnson, F. X. (2014). The societal role of charcoal production in climate-change adaptation of the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya. In Inderberg, T, H., Eriksen, S., O'Brien, K., and Sygna, L. (eds). Climate Change Adaptation and Development: Transforming Paradigms and Practices. Routledge.



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