Gladys Charles Mbwanji

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Vacancy: Office Assistant – IHI Mtwara site office

IHI is looking for an Office Assistant to fill a vacant position at the IHI Mtwara Site Office. She/he will be responsible for handling all day to day activities of …

Join us for the Innovation Workshop on April 8-19

(Ifakara, Morogoro) If you can develop truly novel approaches to health in Tanzania and beyond, and you’re an inventor or entrepreneur, join us for the 2019 #Innovation Workshop in Ifakara …

Recent Projects

Calcium supplementation on pregnant women

Project summary This is a trial-based study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It intends to generate evidence for decision-making on the potential non-inferiority of a lower dose …

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 …

Gladys Charles Mbwanji

Research Scientist & Clinician

Dr. Gladys Mbwanji is a research and medical officer. She holds a Medical Degree from the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS). Her research interests include HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infection including Cryptococcal Meningitis and TB. She is responsible for Cryptococcal antigen screening in ART HIV patients in Kilombero district (CRASK). She also serves as a research officer in a Cryptococcal Meningitis clinical trial. In addition, she has administered project (e.g. staffing, research protections, budget), in collaboration with other researchers, and produced several peer-reviewed data from participating projects.“My experience at IHI has taught, improved my skills and experience in treating and management of people living with HIV. Through CRASK project, I have been able to present data at the national and international conferences.”, says Gladys.


Kilombero and Ulanga antiretroviral cohort study (KIULARCO)

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