George Sikalengo

In the News

Chief Operation Officer – COO required at IHI

(Dar es Salaam) IHI is looking for an experienced individual to take the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Director (CED), the COO will play …

IHI hosts WaSH collaborators from South Africa

(Dar es Salaam) South Africa’s collaborators in the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda (LIRA) 2030 project visited Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and a number of sites where the project is …

Recent Projects

Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

The Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is an exciting project in which IHI works with a consortium of partners from Asia and Africa to 1) develop capacity for improved …

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 …

George Sikalengo

Research Scientist & Clinician

George Rocky Sikalengo,MD., graduated from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied sciences. He did his internship at Temeke Municipal Hospital. He joined Ifakara Health Institute in December 2013 as a research scientist in the Chronic Diseases Clinic of Ifakara. George is a clinical services coordinator and head of Tuberculosis Clinic at the Chronic Diseases Care & Treatment Centre in Ifakara. In addition to coordinating the TB research activities,  is currently involved in an ongoing study of confirmed Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) cases in Ifakara, a study on pre ART TB screening, aiming to diagnose TB before initiation of ART so as to decrease the incidence of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

View Dr. Sikalengo’s Research Interests and Publications


Epidemiology and molecular monitoring of HIV drug resistance in Tanzania

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