Title/Qualification: PhD, RN

Department: Community & Reproductive Health Nursing

Designation/Position: Lecturer 

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Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi Kenya

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ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8891-3255

Area of Specialization:

-Health Education


Research Interests:

-Pain management and cancer symptom science

-Palliative care

-Qualitative and mixed methods research


  • Onsongo, L. N. (2020). Barriers to Cancer Pain Management Among Nurses in Kenya: A Focused Ethnography. Pain Management Nursing21(3), 283-289.
  • Onsongo, L. (2020). Cancer-Related Pain Assessment Practices among Nurses: A Focused Ethnography in a county Referral Hospital in Kenya. Kenyan Journal of Nursing & Midwifery5(2), 70-81.
  • Kirui, K. M., & Lister, O. N. (2021). Lived Experiences of Mothers Following a Perinatal Loss. Midwifery99, 103007.

Books and Books Chapters

  • Reimer,T.T., Daack-Hirsch,S. & Onsongo,L., Ethnography: Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, 4th edition (2018) by Joyce Fitzpatrick

Conference Papers

  • Onsongo, L. (2015, April). 22nd National Evidence-Based Practice Conference in Coralville, Iowa “Nurses’ Cognitive Work Associated with Evidence-Based Pain Management”.
  • Onsongo, L. (2020, November).Virtual Kenya International Cancer Conference “Facilitators to Cancer Pain Management Among Nurses in Kenya: A Focused Ethnography

Workshops Attended

Digital Innovation & Maternal Healthcare for Migrant Mothers Network-February 2021