Patricia Sakala

Strategic Information (SI) Expert

Ms Patricia Sakala joined Khulisa in 2019 as the Strategic Information (SI) Expert on the USAID/Zambia Scaling Up Nutrition Learning and Evaluation (SUN LE) project in Zambia.

Ms Sakala has 22 years’ experience in nutrition in Zambia and 12 years’ experience in research/M&E data collection design, analysis, utilisation and management, as well as performance monitoring and reporting at national, district, provincial and facility levels. Ms Sakala has overseen and collected data using both paper-based questionnaires and electronic devices, and has trained 200+ enumerators in nutrition data collection procedures. She has a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research design and management skills as well as survey experience, and is skilled in various research and nutrition software such as SPSS, EPI Info, ENA for Smart, WHO anthro plus, CSPro, and CSDietary

She speaks fluent English, Chewa, Bemba, and Ushi.