Eva Ireri Muluve is a Program Officer II in the Population Council’s Kenya office. She currently provides technical leadership in the design and implementation of research studies and programs, Monitoring Information Systems (MIS), data management policies and guidelines, data analysis, and electronic data capture. Muluve builds local capacity on complex monitoring systems and data collection through multiple projects within the Council’s Poverty, Gender and Youth (PGY) program. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Muluve continued to offer technical support in the utilization of innovative mobile technologies to conduct rapid social and behavioral surveys that have provided data driven and evidence-based guidance and strategies to the Kenya Ministry of Health National COVID-19 response taskforce.
Muluve directed and designed the implementation of several Monitoring Information Systems (MIS) used to collect data on tens of thousands of adolescents in both urban and rural settings for large-scale survey programs with strong MEL objectives. She also built capacity for use of MIS and electronic data capture on diverse platforms (Open Data Kit, TaroWorks, Mobile biometrics) and management of system dashboards (Salesforce, Mobiotrics) to hundreds of field data collectors, safe spaces mentors, community facilitators and program implementing partners, including INGOs, national level NGOs and CBOs. She oversaw the design and execution of a biometric school attendance system implemented in over 250 primary schools in Kenya under the Adolescent Girls Initiative-Kenya Program.
Prior to joining the Council, Muluve worked at the Kenya Ministry of Health- National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP) where she offered technical leadership and oversight in the implementation of the Test and Link to Care for Injecting Drug Users Study – a collaboration of New York University and NASCOP aimed at reducing HIV/HCV transmission among People who Inject Drugs.
Muluve holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Public Administration from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Health Epidemiology at Moi Eldoret University in Kenya.