Katende Andrew

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 …

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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