Pamela Nkatha

GIS Assistant Research Officer

Pamela holds a BSc in Geospatial Engineering from the University of Nairobi and a geo-innovation award from Esri. Prior to joining the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, she worked as a Geospatial Information System (GIS) Analyst supporting GIS processes such as spatial data collection, cleaning, analysis and geo-visualisation. Pamela has worked at Ramani Geosystems and World Vision on various GIS projects including assembly of climate datasets for land change/land cover analysis, 3D LiDAR data mapping and visualisation, as well as conducting household surveys on HIV and maternal child health in Kenya. Pamela’s research interests are in applied spatial epidemiology, geostatistical models in disease mapping, and the application of GIS and remote sensing techniques in health research. In March 2017, she joined KEMRI as a GIS Assistant Research Officer and supports the work on space-time disease surveillance of malaria and health facility mapping on the LINK project.