Dr. Spala Ohaga
Public Health and M&E Specialist
Dr. Ohaga Spala Dr. Ohaga is the Deputy Director and Head of Programs Division at IRDO. He is a public health and M&E specialist with about 13 years’ experience in program management, TB, Malaria and HIV programming in the public health sector. Dr. Ohaga joined IRDO in 2008 as the Head of M&E Department, and has held various positions, rising the rank of Deputy Director in 2016. Currently, he oversees the implementation of eight comprehensive HIV, TB and Malaria prevention, care and treatment programs [Tuungane-III, KPIF, GF HIV, GF AYP, GF TCS, Jilinde, GF TB, GF Malaria] spread across 12 counties of Kenya. In addition to program work, Dr. Ohaga has been a Co-Investigator in eight and three [Tumaini T4A, AOB, DiSC, Owete] completed and on-going HIV research studies, respectively. He has published academic articles in peer-reviewed journals, as both first author and a co-author. Dr. Ohaga holds PhD and MSc in Medical Entomology and BEd (Science) of Kenyatta University [www.ku.ac.ke], Nairobi Kenya. Before joining IRDO, he was an ARPPIS Scholar at ICIPE [www.icipe.org] Nairobi Kenya.
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