Priya Mannava currently works at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne, as a fellow in the Women and Children's Health Team.
Prior to this, she worked as a public health consultant for two years undertaking various tasks including:
- research on the interrealtionships between illicit drugs and socioeconomic development
-documenting the response to HIV epidemics in Northeast India
Mannava has also worked with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria where she undertook research in areas of strategic importance, including an analysis of the organisation's funding for harm reduction activities