Title: Senior lecturer
I am a senior lecturer in the department of pediatric and child health of Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and also work practicing pediatrician in the newborn unit at Muhimbili National hospital (MNH) a teaching hospital for MUHAS. For the past 13 years of my work my work involves providing clinical care, teaching and research with a special focus and dedication to newborn care. Other aspects of my practice include care of HIV infected children and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. I hold an MD and Mmed degrees form University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,an MPH degree (majoring in health policy and clinical evaluation) from Dartmouth medical school and a PhD in medical sciences from Karolinska Institutet. My training and practice has broadened my expertise in clinical care, research and public health aspects of HIV, maternal and newborn care.
Sando D, Geldsetzer P, Magesa L, Lema I, Machumi L, Sando M, Nan Li, Spiegelman D, Mungure E, Siril H, Mujinja P, Naburi H, Chalamilla G, Kilewo C, Ekström A, Fawzi A, Bärnighausen T; Evaluation of a community health worker intervention and the World Health Organization’s Option B versus Option A to improve antenatal care and PMTCT outcomes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled health systems implementation trial: Trials 2014, 15:359 8.1.10
Lema I, Sando D, Magesa L, Machumi L, Mungure E, Mwanyika Sando M, Geldsetzer P, Foster D, Kajoka D, Naburi H, Ekström AM, Spiegelman D, Li N, Chalamilla G, Fawzi W, Bärnighausen T. Community Health Workers to Improve Antenatal Care and PMTCT Uptake in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A Quantitative Performance Evaluation. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 1;67 Suppl 4:S195-201
Keywords: clinician, researcher, consultant, mentor, leader