Mohamed A. Mohamed

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Ifakara scientist explains why ending Tuberculosis requires better diagnostics

Ending tuberculosis through better diagnostics Author: Dr. Frederick Haraka, MD Yes, to end tuberculosis (TB), we need better diagnostic tools! TB is among the deadliest diseases in the world. In …

Study: 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (March 9, 2017). IHI Research Scientist Dr Kim Mwamelo presents findings of the study in Boston, US, last year at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic …

Recent Projects

Assessing the progress towards rabies elimination from Pemba Island, Tanzania

Rabies is a deadly disease endemic in dog populations across Africa. Although rabies can be eliminated through mass dog vaccination, there has been little investment in dog vaccination in Africa …

Engaging pastoralists in controlling malaria mosquitoes in their communities

The project is aimed at applying pastoralists’ knowledge to find water bodies during the dry season and accurately identify aquatic habitats that can be treated with larvicide pyriproxyfen (PPF) to …

Mohamed A. Mohamed

Board Member

Dr. Mohamed Mohamed is a Director of Health Quality Assurance Ministry of Health Community Development Gender, Elderly and Children, Responsible to all matter regarding the Quality, Standard and Safety of all Health Services Provision in Tanzania including quality and standards of medicines, diagnostics, equipment and Clinical services. He is providing Leadership in Star Rating Assessment of all health facilities in Tanzania in which all Primary Health facilities are assessed, rated and Certified based on their Quality Standards .He is also overseeing the Public Health Emergency Operation Center in the Ministry of Health .He is a Medical epidemiologist and Working with Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme.. He received Doctor of Medicine degree and Master of Public Health from University of Dar es salaam. He also received Msc. in Applied Epidemiology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture in Nairobi Kenya. He has been active in the field of Public health and field epidemiology for more than 12 years and has participated in numerous outbreak investigations including Rift valley fever, Influenza A (H1N1) 2009, Dengue fever, Measles, Cholera etc.He has also participated in the preparation of various technical guidelines for Communicable and Non communicable diseases. He has been active in training field Epidemiology students and health workers on the areas of epidemiology, disease surveillance and outbreak investigations. He has published in various journals including rift valley fever outbreak investigations in Tanzania in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Health.

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