Katende Andrew

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Project builds case for dedicated health impact assessments

A visiting scientist from an IHI implementing partner in Switzerland, Dr. Fritz Brugger, presents at the event in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO/IHI (Dar es Salaam) IHI and partners hosted a …

IHI recruits Motor Vehicle Mechanic

IHI is looking for a Motor Vehicle Mechanic to fill a vacant position in our workshop. S/he must be specialized in servicing and repairing all systems contained within automotive vehicles. …

Recent Projects

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 …

Demonstrating complete disruption of residual malaria transmission by eliminating Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from rural Tanzanian villages

In rural south-eastern Tanzania, where malaria prevalence has reduced by >60% since 2000, low-to-moderate transmission still persists despite very high coverage with long-lasting insecticidal bednets. Like in most residual transmission …

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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