Category: Projects

Evaluation of microbial

Evaluation of microbial causes of fever in patients admitted with blood smear negative for malaria parasites at Bombo Regional Hospital, Tanga, Tanzania Principal Investigator: Mercy Chiduo Co-investigators: Hamisi Msangeni, Celine Mandara, Athanas Mhina, Deo Maiga, Samwel Sembuche, Filbert Francis, Mathias…

Efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefanrine

Efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefanrine and amodiaquine-artesunate for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infection in mainland Tanzania Principal Investigator: Martha Lemnge Co-investigators: Deus Ishengoma, Johannes Kataraihya, Celine Mandara, Samwel Sembuche, Erasmus Kamugisha Collaborating institutions: National Institute for Medical Research,…

Genetics of lymphoedema and Hydrocoele

Genetics of lymphoedema and Hydrocoele in lymphatic filariasis in Tanzania Principal Investigator: Williams H. Makunde Co-investigators: Seth Misago, K Pfarr, A Yaw Debra, O Adjei & A Hoerauf Collaborating institutions: University Hospital Bonn, Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology…

Onchocercal Skin Disease

Retinoid profiles in Onchocercal Skin Disease-associated morbidity-Cross-sectional field study in Ruvuma Focus Southern Tanzania.    Principal Investigator: Williams H. Makunde Co-investigators: Akili Kalinga, F Filbert, A. Mawson, J Meade, & S A Tanumihardjo Collaborating institutions: NIMR-Tukuyu & Jackson State University, USA…

Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria

Efficacy, Safety and Population-Pharmacokinetics of Artesunate-Mefloquine combination for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria in African children versus Artemether-Lumefantrine Principal Investigator: John Lusingu Co-investigators: Samwel Gesase, AnangisyeMalabeja, Omari Abdul, Robert Mongi, Coline Mahende Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety of…