Clement Nyamunura Mweya

Clement Nyamunura Mweya is a Senior Research Scientist (Medical Entomology). He holds MSc in Medical Entomology and Parasitology of the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College (KCMC) graduated in 2008, Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Zoology and Wildlife Ecology from the University of Dar es salaam graduated in 2001.

Mweya officially joined the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) in November 2005 as a Research Scientist (Entomology). Before that he worked as a Research Scientist (Entomology) from October 2002 with Tukuyu Onchocerciasis Vector Elimination Project based at Tukuyu Medical Research Centre. Mr. Mweya has also worked as a Research Analyst Global Health Corps fellow based at the Southern African Centre for Infectious Diseases Surveillance (SACIDS), Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) from 2009 to 2010 under the sponsorship of Global Health Corps in collaboration with the Global Health and Security Initiative (GHSI).

Mr. Mweya is a member Tanzania Public Health Association (TPHA), Tanzania Entomological Association (TEA), Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) and Connecting Health Organisations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CHORDS) 2009/10 while working as a Global Health Corps (www.ghcorps.org ) fellow.

Mr. Mweya is currently pursuing his PhD training programme in Ecology Modelling of Rift Valley Fever vectors with special interest in vectors population dynamics for potential disease epidemic prediction and ecological niches.