Syriacus Buguzi

Syriacus Buguzi is a Science Journalist. His reporting focusses on research, medical science, environment and technology.

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Lower Dose, Same Results: Calcium Breakthrough In India-Tanzania Study

Pregnant women in Tanzania and other low- and middle-income countries could benefit from a simpler and cheaper way to protect themselves and their babies...

Tanzanian AI Health Scientists Navigate A ‘Data Desert’ 

In their quest to digitise cancer screening in Tanzania using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Sang’udi Sang’udi and his team of scientists face a significant challenge:...

Tanzania: HIV Self-test Kits Now Available In Pharmacies. What To Expect

A social media post went viral on WhatsApp recently, leaving people wondering if oral HIV-self testing kits are now commercially available in pharmacies across...

Tanzania: Doctors’ Encounter With Rare Patient Of Small-cell Lung Cancer Invading The Heart

Patient opts not to receive cancer treatment despite efforts to save his lifeResearcher leading the doctors explains why the case is rareElectrical signals controlling ...

Rare interview in the midst of censorship: Dr Mwele’s legacy in science

It was about five months after her appointment to work as Director in the Office of Africa Regional Director at the World Health Organization...

Inside Tanzania’s COVID-19 research agenda: The Rise, Fall and Rise again

Tanzania’s research sector is recovering from a year-long official denial of COVID-19, during which researchers did not have the freedom to study the pandemic. ...