S7E3 - Engaging with East African governments to address NCD care

Media 22 Jul 2022
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In this weeks episode we have a conversation with Professor Sayoki Mfinanga, Director and Chief Research Scientist for NIMR Muhimbili Cenre, Honorary Professor of Global Health at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, and Adjunct Professor at Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha. Professor Sayoki shares key learning about: 

  •  engaging with East African governments to address NCD care 
  • expert patients who have suggested new ways of working that have challenged professionals to rethink their knowledge base 
  • the importance of strengthening primary health care.   

Professor Sayoki Mfinanga

Director and Chief Research Scientist, National Institute of Medical Research, Muhimbili Cenre Tanzania 

Professor Mfinanga is the Director and Chief Research Scientist for NIMR Muhimbili Cenre, Honorary Professor of Global Health at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Honorary Lecturer at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, and Adjunct Professor at Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania. He is leading several scientific research networks in Africa. He is Deputy Director-of Respond Africa, as well as Deputy Director for Afrique one ASPIRE consortium, and Coordinator of TB node of excellence in East Africa under East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research (EACCR2). 

https://www.lstmed.ac.uk/about/people/dr-sayoki-mfinanga  

https://inteafrica.org/ 

This is a podcast in the series: Connecting Citizens to Science, which focuses on health research based on equitable partnerships between researchers and communities.