Paul Kasanga

ICT specialist, NIMR Mbeya Medical Research Centre
Paul John Kasanga, is an ICT Specialist at NIMR Mbeya Medical Research Center, Tanzania. Holding Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and IT fromUniversity of Dares Salaam, 2013;among other obligations, he oversees IT Infrastructures, Systems,Networkadministrations, IT security, and IT projects Whileinvestigating the contributionsofIT fieldto universal access in Health Researches, support the developments and create more efficient and convenient Health research technology management platforms

Among other vital contributions to NIMR in 2016-2017, he managed to restructure and upgrade the NIMR MMRC’s data center infrastructures which is the heart of IT services for MMRC, also he participated in development of internal research ethics management system launched, 2017, which later in 2018-2019 was adopted by NIMR Tanzania to develop her Research and Ethics Information Management systems.He has ITIL v3 certification in IT services management, 2018.

Prior to joining NIMR, Eng. Paul, worked as a senior systems and network engineer, with CITS, Tanzania where, he led the installation of new data center for FINCA Tanzania, in 2016. He also managed to execute backups, IT auditing and remote systemsreplication projects for Tanzania Bureau of Standards, TBS in 2015.

When, CITS was contracted by ABBOT Funds, in 2014-2015 through LabNet Projects, He worked as network engineer based at Muhimbili National Hospital; wherehe successfully supervised the network and system architectures for23 reginal hospital laboratories, also developed network security platforms for the entire infrastructure based on CISCO technologies.

Among many other projects, he also managed to deploy, remote desktop alert management systems, for Tanzania Cigarette Company TCC, thatmanage 320 workstationsin the company premises,2014

From July 2015, Eng. Paul joinedWorld Vision a non-profit organization, as a volunteer, working to promote environment disaster relief researching on green computer technology.