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S.Sudanese doctor groomed in Tanzania awarded for scholarly work in UK

Dr Chour de Garang Alier, a South Sudanese national who was groomed at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) has been named...

Dr Malecela wins a prize in control of Neglected Tropical Diseases

  Dr Mwele Malecela, Director in the Office of the Regional Director WHO/AFRO, has been awarded the 2017 Kyelem Prize alongside Professor David Molyneux from...

Tanzanian heart specialist wins USD15, 000 for his scholarly work:African Award

Dr Pedro Pallangyo, a specialist in heart diseases and Head of research and training at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) has won the...

Meet Tanzanian biologist who tackles malaria by deciphering complex molecules

Ever heard of molecular biologists? Dr Deborah Sumari, a research scientist at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is one of them. She was in the news...

Watch: Who is Who in the post of World Health Organization Director-General -VIDEOs

The World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board selected by vote the following 3 candidates to be presented to World Health Assembly as nominees for...

Dr.Giemsa:Tanzania’s first Chief Govt Chemist; what doctors must know about him

The name, Gustav Giemsa, may not be recalled easily by most doctors in Tanzania but the diagnostic technique, a dye solution which he developed—the...

Medical community in Tanzania mourns doctor who died ‘fighting’ breast cancer

Editorial It’s difficult to say something about the campaigns to fight breast cancer in Tanzania without mentioning ‘MEWATA’, the acronym for Medical Women Association of...

Ifakara scientist wins a Sh1.4billion international research prize

Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) Science Director, Dr. Fredros Okumu, is among 41 scientists from around the globe selected by philanthropies as international research...

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