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doctor , educator , Government official , physician

Mikol Philemon Sarungi is a Tanzanian government official, physician, surgeon, medical educator.

Background

Mikol Philemon Sarungi was born on the 23rd of March 1936 in Tarime, Tanzania; the son of Sarungi Igogo Yusufu and Amimo (Maria) Sarungi.

Education

In 1966, M. Sarungi received a degree of Doctor of Medicine from the University of Medicine, Szeged, Hungary. In 1970, he graduated from the University of Medicine with a Master of Arts degree in Surgery, Szeged, Hungary. M. Sarungi received a Diploma in orthopaedics/trauma from the University of Medicine, Vienna, 1973. Also in 1975 he graduated from the University of Shanghai with a diploma in replantation surgery.

Career

From 1971-1973 he worked as a Lecturer of surgery at the University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. He held a position of a Senior lecturer at the University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1973-1976. Also M. Sarungi was an Associate professor at the University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1977-1979 and also he was a professor, 1979, head department, 1977-1984 at the University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. From 1984-1990 M. Sarungi worked as a Director general at Muhimbili Medical Center and at the University of Dar-Es-Salaam. Also he was a Vice chairman of the University Council, 1989-1991. Also from 1990-1992 M. Sarungi worked as a Minister of Health Government at United Republic of Tanzania, Minister of communications and transport, 1992-1993 and since 1993 he is a Minister of education and culture.

Membership

He is a member of Chama Cha Mapinduzi Ruling Political Party, since 1971. He is a Fellow of Medical Association Tanzania and Surgeons of East Africa Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Yoga, exercises, jogging

Connections

He was married to Esther Nagy Czirok on the 10th of October 1962 (divorced in April 1970). He is married to Veronica Marton on the 30th of October 1970. He has 4 children.

father:
Sarungi Igogo Yusufu Sarungi

mother:
Amimo (Maria) Sarungi

child:
Martin Sarungi

child:
Emöke Sarungi

child:
Veronica Sarungi

child:
Maria Sarungi

first wife:
Esther Nagy Czirok

second wife:
Veronica Marton