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Mutabingwa, Theonest Kahangwa

Category: TWAS Fellows
Mutabingwa (MD 1979 University of Dar-es-Salaam, MSc. Communicable Diseases 1984 London University, PhD 1993 University of Amsterdam) is a professor at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (HKMU), Dar-es-Salaam; Founder and president of Tanzania Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance, Founder and past-president of the East Africa Network for Monitoring Antimalarial Treatment. He was: WHO/Technical Expert Group (TEG) member on malaria chemotherapy, malaria prevention in pregnancy (IPTp) and in infants (IPTi), and is still a WHO Clinical Monitor. Was a Board member: Malaria Clinical Trials Alliance (MCTA), Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium (MiPc), and still Board member, World Antimalarial Resistance Network (WARN). Recipient of NIMR Best scientist and International Society of Infectious Diseases travel awards. Founder and coordinator of Master of Science in Public Health degree at HKMU 2012.
First Names Theonest Kahangwa
Surname Mutabingwa
Nationality Tanzania
Category Fellow
Year of Election 2014
Section 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Keywords Malaria epidemiology, chemotherapy, prevention & control. Pregnancy Malaria, Global Malaria Networks.