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educator , Pediatric surgeon

Joseph Kayoba Shija, Tanzanian pediatric surgeon, educator. Fellow Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh, Association Surgeons of East Africa (chairman 1979-1980); member Tanzania Medical Association (president 1976-1978), British Association Pediatrics Surgeons (council member 1993-1996).

Background

Shija, Joseph Kayoba was born on September 13, 1939 in Misha, Tabora, Tanzania. Son of Simon Shija Kayoba and Odilia Kadesha Bugumba.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, Makerere University, Uganda, 1967.

Career

Medical intern Muhimbili Hospital, Dar, Tanzania, 1967-1968, surgical registrar, 1968-1972, consultant surgeon, 1972-1975, consultant pediatrics surgeon, 1975-1979, head pediatrics surgery, 1975-1994, head surgery, 1977-1982. Professor surgery University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1979-1994, professor pediatrics surgery Tanzania, since 1995. Fulbright visiting scholar Children's Hospital, Philadelphia, 1983.

Visiting professor University Zimbabwe, Harare, 1984-1987.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh, Association Surgeons of East Africa (chairman 1979-1980). Member Tanzania Medical Association (president 1976-1978), British Association Pediatrics Surgeons (council member 1993-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, world current affairs.

Connections

Married Lucia Hiyobo, December 21, 1968 (deceased August 1975). Children: Charles, Emmanuel. Married Margaret Makule, March 4, 1978.

Children: Catherine, Ana Maria.

father:
Simon Shija Kayoba

mother:
Odilia Kadesha Bugumba

spouse:
Lucia Hiyobo

spouse:
Margaret Makule

child:
Charles Shija

child:
Emmanuel Shija

child:
Catherine Shija

child:
Ana Maria Shija