Amos Nungu

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Project builds case for dedicated health impact assessments

A visiting scientist from an IHI implementing partner in Switzerland, Dr. Fritz Brugger, presents at the event in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO/IHI (Dar es Salaam) IHI and partners hosted a …

IHI recruits Motor Vehicle Mechanic

IHI is looking for a Motor Vehicle Mechanic to fill a vacant position in our workshop. S/he must be specialized in servicing and repairing all systems contained within automotive vehicles. …

Recent Projects

Development of a new tool for malaria mosquito surveillance to improve vector control

Malaria transmission is influenced not only by vector abundance, but as well by demographic traits such as vector species and age structure, as these influence the intensity by which the …

Demonstrating complete disruption of residual malaria transmission by eliminating Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from rural Tanzanian villages

In rural south-eastern Tanzania, where malaria prevalence has reduced by >60% since 2000, low-to-moderate transmission still persists despite very high coverage with long-lasting insecticidal bednets. Like in most residual transmission …

Amos Nungu

Board Member

Dr. Amos Muhunda Nungu is the acting Director General of the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (Costech). His previous roles include being the Assistant Director in the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; and Head of India at the Tanzania Centre of Excellence in ICT at Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology.

Dr. Nungu initiated, managed and participated in many projects, including those under the European Union (FP7 & H2020), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). He has been involved in various initiatives in Tanzania and abroad, worked with various local and international organizations. He has published widely as well as given talks in various forums.

He held various managerial and professional responsibilities, including serving as member in various boards and councils in the country such as Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, and Mbeya University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Nungu holds a PhD and MSc degrees in Information Technology (Communication Systems) from the Royal Institutes of Technology (KTH) – Sweden; and a BSc. in Computer Science from the University of Dar Es Salaam. #

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