Caroline Wainaina

Caroline Wainaina

Research Officer

ABOUT Caroline Wainaina

Ms. Caroline Wainaina (MSc) is an early career public health scientist. She has a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of Liverpool and is currently a PhD fellow at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, Netherlands. Caroline is passionate about engaging vulnerable individuals in poor and marginalized communities, researching social and health inequalities, and implementing interventions to improve maternal and child health outcomes. Her interests also include working with women to empower them to live healthier lives.

Caroline is a Research Officer at the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC). She manages the implementation of projects related to maternal and child health. With over 10 years of work experience, she has worked with various populations, including middle-income, urban poor, rural, and migrant/pastoralist communities. Her expertise lies in public health research, focusing on maternal and young child health, non-communicable diseases (NCD) among low and middle-income populations, and maternal mental health among adolescent and vulnerable populations in different settings.

ONGOING PROJECT
ONGOING PROJECT
Kinship, Nuptiality, and Child Health Outcomes in a Low Income Urban Area
This project is a mixed-method, longitudinal five-year study being carried…
ONGOING PROJECT
Sasa Mama Teen: Strong Minds for Stronger Adolescent Mothers in Nairobi Slums
Nairobi‚Äôs informal settlements are home to nearly six in 10…