Dr. Martin Rohacek joined the Ifakara Health Institute in 2015, on secondment from Swiss Tropical and Pubic Health Institute. He is the current head of the Emergency Department located in St. Francis Hospital, Ifakara. He is specialized in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Sonography, and worked many years in different University Hospitals in Switzerland. Additionally he worked in remote areas in different tropical countries (e.g., for Doctors withous Borders in Myanmar, fort he Bruno Manser Foundation in Sarawak, Borneo and in Ladakh, India). His research interest is improvement of diagnosis of Diseases in the Emergency Setting focusing on the value of different imaging technologies. Currently he is working within IHI on two projects: impact of implementation of emergency services on treatment outcomes in rural Africa and on the value of sonography for detection of Tuberculosis.