Tuberculosis Diagnostics; Time For Change

Ms Elizabeth Msoka (MSc) has authored this context analysis on behalf of the Kilimanjaro Clinical research Institute (KCRI). She is a postgraduate nurse trained in health system and policy research and currently runs social science studies at KCRI. She is a research nurse working at KCRI, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre at the Department of Clinical Trial. She has training in the field of Health system and policy research and Research Management. She has been involved in several clinical and community based research which address public health problems in Tanzania including; Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), malaria and Tuberculosis.  

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Kenya’s Tuberculosis Control Efforts

 

The TWENDE Team at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KMRI) has authored this analysis. The TWENDE Team at KMRI is led by Dr. Evans Amukoye who is also the TWENDE Country Principal Investigator for Kenya. Within KEMRI Dr. Amukoye is the Chief Research Officer and is currently acting as the Deputy Director (Research and Development). Until 2015, he was the Director for the Centre of Respiratory Diseases Research (CRDR). He has vast research experience especially in the area of paediatric health and has participated in a number of research studies and published widely in the aspects of tuberculosis. He is a founding member of the Pan African Thoracic Society and a co-editor of African journal of Respiratory Medicine. 

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Lessening the Tuberculosis Burden in Tanzania

 

Dr. Erica Sanga (MPH) has authored this context analysis on behalf of National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) – Mbeya Medical Research Centre. She is the community Outreach Coordinator for NIMR Mbeya - Medical Research Centre. She is a public health specialist and her research interests are in Public health and HIV care. She will supporting NIMR- Mbeya Medical Research Centre as the lead qualitative investigator for the Tuberculosis: Working to Empower the Nations’ Diagnostic Effort (TWENDE) study.

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