Katende Andrew

In the News

IHI, partners unveil new malaria control technology

Principal Investigator (PI) of the project, Dr. Ladslaus Mnyone, briefs the media on the sidelines of the dissemination meeting in Dar es Salaam today. PHOTO/JOSEPH MADATA (Dar es Salaam) Ifakara …

Ex-First Lady Salma Kikwete among MPs visiting IHI

Former First Lady Salma Kikwete with other members of the Bunge Committee on HIV/Aids Affairs and Drug Abuse when they visited Kilombero District Commissioner’s office to pay a courtesy call. …

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 …

Katende Andrew

Research Scientist & Clinician

Katende Andrew holds a medical degree from the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied sciences (MUHAS), Dar es salaam Tanzania. He completed his year-long medical internship program at Gulu regional referral hospital, Northern Uganda in 2014 where after he joined Nile clinic in Jinja, Uganda as a Medical Officer. He previously worked as a Research Assistant on a project evaluating integrated maternal and newborn health care program in Morogoro region, Tanzania, which was collaboration among Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences & JHPIEGO, 2013-2014. In 2015, Dr. Katende joined Ifakara Health Institute, as a Medical Research Officer working in the Chronic Disease Clinic of Ifakara (CDCI). Currently, he is a co-investigator in the ongoing multisite trial of Adjunctive Sertraline Treatment of HIV associated Cryptococcal Meningitis.

Projects

Epidemiology and molecular monitoring of HIV drug resistance in Tanzania

Kilombero and Ulanga antiretroviral cohort study (KIULARCO)

Screening and treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in Kilombero and Ulanga districts in Tanzania

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