Dr. Rashid A. Khatib is a principal research scientist with extensive knowledge and vast skills in Epidemiology, bio-statistics, health systems and project management. He holds a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Basel, Switzerland. His research activities largely focus on malaria. Dr. Khatibis has worked as an investigator and project manager in 2 of the most outstanding and influential malaria research programs ever implemented by Ifakara Health Institute. These projects are Inter-disciplinary monitoring project of artemisinin based combination therapy in Tanzania (IMPACT-Tz) and In-depth Network Effectiveness and Safety Studies in Africa (INESS). He has done several consultancy works. Furthermore, Dr. Khatibis has authored many substantial scientific papers that have been published in peer reviewed international journals.