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epidemiologist , researcher

Aiwerasia Vera Ngowi, Tanzanian epidemiologist, researcher. Achievements include research in identification of hazards posed by pesticides in farming in Tanzania. Member of Tanzania Public Health Association, International Commission on Occupational Health, Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania, Women Development for Science and Technology Association, Researchers, Academicians and Allied Workers Union.

Background

Ngowi, Aiwerasia Vera was born on November 17, 1954 in Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Daughter of Festo Gerson Ngowi and Eunike Msanjo Masilayo.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Tampere School of Public Health, Finland, 2002. Master of Science, University of Manchester, England, 1997. Bachelor of Science, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1980.

Career

Technology laboratory assistant Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania, 1977—1980, research officer Tanzania, 1980—1986, senior research officer Tanzania, 1986—1992. Principal research officer Tropical Pesticide Research Institute, Tanzania. Principal investigator East Africa Pesticide Network, Arusha, 1989—1999.

Assistant inspector Health and Safety Executive, Bootle, Merseyside, 1996. Researcher Doctoral Programs in Public Health, Tampere, 2000—2002. Assistant researcher Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland, 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in identification of hazards posed by pesticides in farming in Tanzania.

Membership

Member of Tanzania Public Health Association, International Commission on Occupational Health, Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania, Women Development for Science and Technology Association, Researchers, Academicians and Allied Workers Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading.

Connections

Married Juma Saidi Lossini, August 11, 1990. Children: Yasin Juma Lossini, Ismail Juma Lossini, Husna Juma Lossini.

father:
Festo Gerson Ngowi

mother:
Eunike Msanjo Masilayo

spouse:
Juma Saidi Lossini

child:
Yasin Juma Lossini Ngowi

child:
Ismail Juma Lossini Ngowi

child:
Husna Juma Lossini Ngowi