Emmanuel Mbuba

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Vacancy: Environmental Scientist required (1 post)

(Dar es Salaam, July 23 2019) IHI is looking for an experienced Environmental Scientist with analytical chemistry skills to join the Bohemia project team around November/December this year. Please note …

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Calcium supplementation on pregnant women

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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 …

Emmanuel Mbuba

Research Scientist

Mr. Emmanuel Mbuba has a BSc. in Biotechnology and Laboratory Sciences from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA),  and MSc. Molecular Biology from University of Dar es Salaam. He joined IHI in 2010. He has been working as a laboratory scientists in different projects including the molecular epidemiology of drug resistance tuberculosis, genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, molecular epidemiology of drug resistance in plasmodium malaria. Currently, Emmanuel is coordinating the implementation of good laboratory and experimental practice standards (i.e. GLP) at IHI for testing insecticide products including long-lasting insecticide treated nets and products for indoor residual spraying. Also, he is involved in the project investigating malaria protective efficacy of permethrin treated Army Combat Uniforms (PTU) measured by reduction in new Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases confirmed by PCR during monthly active case detection. Emmanuel’s research interest is on the transmission of malaria, molecular epidemiology of antimalarial drug resistance, and molecular resistance of mosquitoes to insecticidal products.

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