Hassan Mshinda

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Mosquito behind 90% of malaria identified

Scientists identify notorious mosquito species behind 90% of malaria in rural Tanzania This is anopheles funestus. Photo: Courtesy of Dr. Joachim Pelican (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland) …

NM-AIST invites applications into MScPHR

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) invites applications for admission into the Master of Science in Public Health Research (MScPHR) degree programme for the 2017/18 academic …

Recent Projects

Understanding and enhancing approaches to quality improvement in small and medium sized private facilities in sub-Saharan Africa

This is an evaluation study that IHI is conducting in collaboration with London school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The research takes place in the context of an innovative intervention …

Vaccine Delivery Costing Study

As countries drive towards achieving high and equitable coverage of life-saving vaccines, the availability of sustainable, equitable, and predictable financing for vaccine delivery is essential. Over the last two decades, …

Hassan Mshinda

Chairperson

Dr. Hassan Mshinda is the Director General of Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). He gained his MSc in Applied Parasitology and Medical Entomology from the University of Liverpool and received his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Basel Switzerland in 2000. He was the Director of Ifakara Health Institute from 1999-2008. Dr. Mshinda remains active across the international research community, with a history of being awarded numerous grants in the field. Other responsibilities include being Chairperson to a variety of networks for evaluating and strengthening health outcomes and being a member of advisory committees in the fields of Malaria, Biotechnology and other Global Health components. Dr. Mshinda has published extensively within internationally renowned journals.

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