Medico Profiles

Dr. Nyambura Is Back As Director At National Lab. But Who Is She?

Dr. Nyambura Moremi has returned to the role of Director at the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL). A dedicated microbiologist, she had served in...

Tanzanian Professor Honored by the American Diabetes Association for International Service

Professor Kaushik Ramaiya, a prominent figure in diabetes care and research, has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) with the prestigious 2024...

MUHAS Gets Pharmacist As Vice Chancellor, The University’s Historic First

In a historic first for Tanzania's oldest state medical school, a Pharmacology Professor, Apolinary Kamuhabwa, has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Muhimbili...

Tanzanian Nurse Eyes $250,000 In Global Award Finals

Wilson Fungameza, a nurse at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)-Mloganzila branch, has made it to the top 10 finalists selected from over 52,000 nurses across...

What Happens When Doctors Get Sick? Personal Experience With Breast Cancer

Read the story of two Tanzanian women doctors: Dr. Grace Mzengi and Prof. Julie  Makani, as they delve into details of what they have...

Beyond The Medal: Prof. Makani’s Medical Career Choices, Sacrifices And Successes

When she was in her early 30s, at the peak of her career as a young scientist, Julie Makani endeavored to do what many...

How This Doctor Handled Patients In Lindi Region Amid Outbreak Fears

Field fever, or known as leptospirosis, had been documented in more than 10 regions of Tanzania since 1990 but in July 2022, during the...

Becoming A ‘Disease Detective’ In Tanzania

When the country is tense, say at the height of a disease outbreak or other health threats, Oscar Mwashiuya’s job entails being on the...

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