Theresia Estomih Nkya

Theresia Estomih Nkya

Dr Theresia Estomih Nkya is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the World Health Organization-Africa Regional Office (WHO-AFRO II) Integrated Vector Management for Malaria Control project, which focuses on southern Africa. Dr Nkya holds a PhD in Medical Entomology from Tumaini University Makumira-Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College; a MSc in Parasitology and Medical Entomology from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania; and a BSc in Biology from Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas. Prior to join icipe, she was a Principal Research Scientist at the National Institute for Medical Research, Amani Centre, Muheza, Tanzania. She also served as a Project Coordinator for the The United States Agency for International Development/President’s Malaria Initiative (USAID/PMI) funded programme – Detection and Monitoring of Insecticide Resistance in Tanzania. Theresia has also worked as a Facilitator and Lecturer at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.