Dr Oluoma Agiri is a Research Analyst at the One Health Trust (OHT) – a WHO Collaborating Centre for antimicrobial resistance (AMR). She works on the Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership project, using research to advocate for the value of vaccines in reducing antimicrobial use in low- and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia. She also provides research support for the situational analysis of the Nigeria national action plan on AMR.
Before joining OHT, Dr Agiri worked on the AMR School Program of Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA) Health Trust, where she educated youth in Lagos, Nigeria, on AMR, infection prevention and control, and personal hygiene. She also led a comprehensive awareness and vaccination campaign on rabies as a veterinarian at Vetlane Animal Healthcare Limited Nigeria.
Dr Agiri holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a Master of Science in One Health: ecosystems, humans, and animals from the Royal Veterinary College and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Dr Agiri is a member of the One Health in Action Initiative working group on One Health education. She was awarded a 2020 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship and was a 2020 Fellow of the One Health Advocacy and Mentorship program at One Health and Development Initiative.
She is passionate about improving global health through research and advocacy, particularly in One Health, AMR awareness and education, rabies and neglected zoonotic diseases, and strengthening animal health services in low- and middle-income countries.