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epidemiologist , Medical researcher

Andrew Yona Kitua, Tanzanian epidemiologist, medical researcher. Grantee Tanzanian Health Research Training Fund, World Health Organization, 1999. Member steering committee for malaria vaccines World Health Organization, Geneva, 1995-1997. Member African Malaria Society (president East Africa branch since 1999), Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Health, International Epidemiological Association, Council Global Forum for Health Research.

Background

Kitua, Andrew Yona was born on September 18, 1949 in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Son of Yona Andrea and Nasemba Mose (Mmbuji) Kitua.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Milan State University, 1979. Diploma Reconstructive Microsurgery, Brescia University, Italy, 1979. Master of Science, University London, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Epidemiology, Basel University, Switzerland, 1996.

Career

Physician Tanzanian Ministry Health, Dar es Salaam, 1979-1982, Seychelles Ministry Health, Victoria, 1983-1985, director epidemiology and research, 1985-1992. Director Ifakara (Tanzania) Health Development and Research Center, 1992-1997. Director general National Institute for Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, since 1998.

Member National Focal Point Essential National Health Research, Tanzania. Member Council of Global Forum for Health Research, since 1999. Member steering committee Council on Health Research for Development.

Secretary Health Research Users Trust Fund, Dar es Salaam, since 1998, National Health Research Forum, Dar es Salaam, since 1999.

Membership

Member steering committee for malaria vaccines World Health Organization, Geneva, 1995-1997. Member African Malaria Society (president East Africa branch since 1999), Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Health, International Epidemiological Association, Council Global Forum for Health Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fine art, swimming.

Connections

Married Marguerite Charles Marie, December 6, 1980. Children: Nasemba Rita, Navoneiwa Judith, Anthony Yona.

father:
Yona Andrea Kitua

mother:
Nasemba Mose (Mmbuji) Kitua

spouse:
Marguerite Charles Marie

child:
Nasemba Rita Kitua

child:
Navoneiwa Judith Kitua

child:
Anthony Yona Kitua