Medico Profiles

Doctor Who Diagnosed Tanzania’s First Three HIV Cases In 1983

At the age of 91, Callixte Twagirayezu would be mistaken for a person a bit younger than his actual age. He has the natural...

Prof Tumaini Nagu: Tanzania’s New Chief Medical Officer

President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Professor Tumaini Joseph Nagu, a specialist in internal medicine, to be the Chief Medical Officer. Prof Nagu’s appointment is...

Prof Aboud’s Meteoric Rise To The Helm Of NIMR

Professor Said Aboud, a medical doctor and virologist who rose to fame at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Tanzania, has taken over...

Two Marine Scientists On Healthy Seaweed Mission In Tanzania

Business trip to Zanzibar opens new opportunity for seaweed farming venture Calls being made to protect the endangered seaweeds from bugs Scientists eye rewarding business from...

Tanzania: Best Female Scientist Following The Foot-Steps of Iconic Mentor Maria Kamm

Dr Stella Mpagama, a physician scientist at the Kibong'oto Infectious Diseases Hospital in Kilimanjaro Region, has bagged the Dr. Maria Kamm Best Female Scientist...

Meet The Winner Of Dr Mwelecele Malecela Memorial Award

Dr Anange Fred Lwilla, an epidemiologist at the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) has won the Dr Mwelecele Malecela Memorial Award named after...

One of world’s respected researchers on NTDs dies at 58

The scientific community in Tanzania and the rest of the world is mourning the death of Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela who was serving as...

Tanzanian medic honoured by UK government for promoting science

A Tanzanian medical researcher and innovator, Dr. Lwidiko Edward Mhamilawa, has been recognized by the United Kingdom government for work he has done in...

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