Dr. Prisca Oria

Research Scientist (Social Scientist)

Prisca holds Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) and Master of Arts (Communication Studies) degrees from the University of Nairobi, and a PhD (Sociology) from Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

Since 2007, she has provided social science technical expertise to public health research projects including diarrhoeal disease management in children, seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccination among the general population and health care workers, and lately, malaria vector control.

Current Position: Social Scientist on the study “Understanding behavioural, market and practical factors affecting potential of household spatial repellents use for malaria control in western Kenya”