Dr. Zac Mtema is a senior research scientist at IHI, a computer scientist, and and epidemiologist. Dr. Mtema is a 2016 UK Guardian university awards winner for outstanding Mobile phone-based surveillance for infectious disease elimination in Africa. Dr. Zac has experience investigating disease dynamics and conducting public health surveillance in low resource settings. Dr. Zac has developed mHealth applications that are currently being used by thousands of health workers in remote locations in Tanzania to monitor disease control efforts supported by WHO and the Gates Foundation. Currently Dr. Zac is a leading research scientist on use of autonomous unmanned aerial delivery system for Emergency aerial delivery of blood and life-saving medicines in Tanzania.