Medico Profiles

East Africa’s Pharma Industry Pioneer Dies

Tanzania's pharmaceutical industry is mourning the loss of Mansoor Daya, the man who established the first pharmaceutical factory in the country, and all of...

Tanzania Endorses Dr. Ndugulile For WHO-Africa Director Position

The Government of Tanzania has picked Dr. Fasutine Ndugulile to contest for the position of Regional Director for Africa at the World Health Organization....

In Mwele’s Footsteps: Meet The NIMR Scientist Decoding Mosquito Behaviour

For many in Tanzania, the mere mention of mosquitoes conjures a distressing image of malaria, the debilitating disease they carry. Beyond the illness, there's...

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...

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