Institution: Sokoine University of Agriculture
Academic qualifications (Institution-qualification)
Sokoine University of Agriculture – Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
Tampere University, Finland – Diploma in Global Health
Sokoine University of Agriculture – Master of Veterinary Medicine
Norwegian University of Life science- working on my PhD thesis on reproductive infections in dairy cattle in Tanzania
Lecturer at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Pathology
Institution: Ecole Inter-Etats des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaires (EISMV) de Dakar
2013: PhD candidate
2012: MSc in Veterinary Public Health, Speciality: Epidemiology and Health Risk Management
2010: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2016, July 11: Research Assistant of ZELS Project: “Multi-sectoral strategy for brucellosis control in peri-urban dairy production zones of West and Central Africa” at EISMV
2013-2016: Tuberculin test on bovine
Institution: National Institute for Medical Research and Muhimbili Medical Research Center
2012- 2016: PhD in Epidemiology. University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
2007- 2009: Master of Philosophy in International Health. University of Bergen, Norway
1999- 2004: Degree of Doctor of Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
1996- 1998: Certificate in Advance level Secondary Education. Tambaza High School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1992- 1995: Certificate in Ordinary Level Secondary Education. Azania Secondary School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Institution: Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
Dr. Mensah obtained her BSc in Biological Sciences from KNUST and an MPhil in Animal Science (Microbiology and Immunology) from the University of Ghana. In 2014, she was awarded a PhD in Medical Research-International Health from the Ludwig Maximillians University (CIHLMU) in Munich-Germany. For her PhD studies, Dr. Mensah assessed the immunological profiles of Ghanaian TB patients in response to differentially expressed MTB proteins and how these could be exploited as biomarkers for TB.
Institution: Ifakara Health Institute
Dr. Zac Mtema is a senior research scientist at IHI, a computer scientist, and and epidemiologist. Dr. Mtema is a 2016 UK Guardian university awards winner for outstanding Mobile phone-based surveillance system for infectious disease elimination in Africa.
Zac completed his Ph.D. at University of Glasgow, and his MSc studies at Durham University UK. His research interests lie in the area of mobile computing technologies for public health. Dr Mtema lives in Dar es Salaam, Tz with his family.
Institution: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire
Houngbedji Clarisse is associated researcher at the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire. Biologist and epidemiologist by training including Biostatistics, she led a PhD on the spatial epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum among school children in Côte d’Ivoire including Bayesian-based geostatistical risk mapping of the infection. she also has vast experience in leading cross sectional surveys ranging from data collection, data management, analysis and publications writing.
Institution: Institut de Recherche en Elevage pour le Développement (IRED) and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
– PhD candidate (defense set on 19.04.2017), epidemiology and public health
– MSc epidemiology, University of Basel (2014)
– Master 1 (Maitrise ès), Biology, University of N’Djamena (2007)
– Bachelor (Licence) natural sciences, University of N’Djamena (2000)
Institution: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques de Côte d'Ivoire (CSRS)
Richard B Yapi is an epidemiologist from the University Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d’Ivoire. During the past 10 years, he has been active in the design, planning and execution of multidisciplinary epidemiologic cross-sectional and cohort surveys in rural and urban areas of Côte d’Ivoire, with particular emphasis on malaria and neglected tropical diseases.