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MD, MSc, PhD

Dodoma, Tanzania
September 27, 2019

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Curriculum Vitae:

Name: Werner Meinrad Maokola

Qualification: MD, MSc (ID). PhD candidate

Current Address: Dodoma, Tanzania

Mobile phone: +255*********

A. Education:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)-Epidemiology

Institute of Public Health-Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College Tanzania Area of study: Evaluation of TBHIV interventions for People Living with HIV in Tanzania, 2016 -2019


Master of Science (MSc) -Tropical and Infectious Diseases Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom 20072008

Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Tanzania 1995-2000

B. Fellowships:

Visiting scholar Fellowship-Public Health Impact Evaluation Centre of Effective for Global Action (CEGA) University of California Berkeley, USA

August-December 2018

HIV Research Trust Fellowship-Public Health Interventions Evaluation) in University College of London and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, HIV Research Trust, UK April -June 2018

Sustainable Evaluation through Analysis Analysis of Routinely Collected HIV data (SEARCH) fellowship- Analysis of Longitudinal HIV data, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College Tanzania & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

December 2014-December 2016

C. Employment history

Duration: January 2019 to date Position: Research Coordinator Organization: Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender. Elderly and Children/National AIDS Control Program, Tanzania

Duties and Responsibilities:

Oversee research activities within the National AIDS Control Program: Researches supervised Collaborate with other members within the Strategic Information system for Program monitoring, evaluation and surveillance of HIV services

Duration: January 2013 to December 2018

Position: Medical Officer for TBHIV and other HIV associated co-morbidities in HIV Organization: Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children

(MoHCDGEC)/National AIDS Control Program (NACP), Tanzania Duties and Responsibilities:

National coordinator for implementation and monitoring of public health interventions on TB and other comorbidities affecting HIV infected individuals in HIV care and treatment clinics Oversee research on TB and other comorbidities within the National AIDS Control Program Duration: November 2010-December 2012

Position: Senior Technical Officer-HIV and TBHIV

Organization: Family Health International Tanzania seconded to the NACP, Tanzania Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide technical advisor to the National AIDS Control Program in Tanzania on improving integration of TB and HIV services especially TB screening among HIV infected individuals, Isoniazid Preventive Therapy, Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis and Antiretroviral Therapy for TB patients Duration: February 2010 to October 2010

Position: Program Manager-Comprehensive HIV prevention, care, treatment and support services Organization: Deloitte and Touché, Dodoma Tanzania Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage comprehensive HIV program (HIV care and treatment, HIV Community services, HIV testing and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission at a regional level Duration: December 2009- January 2010

Position: Project Director-Community Malaria Project Organization: Christian Social Service Commission, Tanzania

Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate implementation, monitoring and evaluation of community interventions to prevent malaria in the community Oversee a section responsible for project grant applications and research Duration: July 2009 to November 2009

Position: Senior Evaluation Advisor-HIV interventions Organization: International Centre for AIDS Programs (ICAP), Tanzania

Duties and Responsibilities: Oversee planning, designing, implementation, monitoring and dissemination of all public health evaluations in the Organization: Researches coordinated include: Optimal models for Antiretroviral Therapy delivery, HIV Combination Prevention Project and Evaluation of effectiveness of gene expert TB diagnosis. Duration: December 2004 to June 2009

Position: Branch Manager and Senior Research

Scientist Organization: Ifakara Health Institute, Mtwara branch Tanzania Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate as a study clinician for the following researches: Randomized Controlled Trial to evaluation of Safety and efficacy of Sulphadoxine, Pyriemethamine in reducing anemia and malaria among children under five years (Phase III clinical trials) in Tanzania, Randomized Controlled trial to evaluate safety and effectiveness of Artemether on malaria episodes (Phase IV/post-marketing study) in Tanzania, Study to determine the causes of fever among under five children in Tanzania and Evaluate the performance of modern ICT gadgets in improving Health Information Management System in Tanzania

Duration: February 2002- November 2004

Position: Medical Officer in charge

Organization: North Mara Gold Mining Project, Tanzania Duties and Responsibilities:

Health Facility in charge responsible for the following: Oversee day to day health facility duties which included attending to mine employees and their dependents for their non-emergency illnesses, stabilize seriously sick and trauma mine employees and dependents and arrange their evacuation from the mine site whenever necessary, Oversee delivery of health education to mine employees, their families and surrounding communities, Oversee health issues in the mine camps and Coordinate support services to community health facility.

Duration: December 2000 to January 2002

Position: Intern Doctor

Organization: Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work as first on call for attending non-emergency and emergency patients under the supervision of a respective medical specialist in different clinical rotations: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

D. Relevant short courses:

Advanced Epidemiological Analysis, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, September - October 2016

Advanced Survival Analysis, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Tanzania, January 2016 Epidemiology of Communicable diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, February- April 2015

HIV surveillance course, International Centre for AIDS Program, Tanzania/Columbia University, USA, September- December 2009

E. Computer knowledge:

Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office and Internet

Basic knowledge on quantitative data analysis using Epi Info and STATA C. Languages:

Fluent in both written and spoken English

F. Publications:

1. Werner Maokola, Mwajuma Chemba, Yuna Hamisi, Mwifadhi Mrisho, Kizito Shirima, Fatuma Manzi, Mary Masanja, Barbara Willey, Pedro Alonso, Hassan Mshinda, Marcel Tanner, Joanna R.M. Armstrong Schellenberg, David Schellenberg. Safety of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants: evidence from large-scale operational research in southern Tanzania. International Health September 2011 (Vol. 3 No. 3 Pages 154-159). 2. W Maokola, B A Willey, K Shirima, M Chemba, J R M Armstrong Schellenberg, H Mshinda, P Alonso, M Tanner, D Schellenberg. Enhancing the routine health information system in rural southern Tanzania: successes, challenges and lessons learned. Tropical medicine international health TM IH (2011) Volume: 16, Issue: 6, Pages: 721-730

3. Barbara A Willey, Joanna RM Armstrong Schellenberg, Werner Maokola, Kizito Shirima, Mwajuma Chemba, Hassan Mshinda, Pedro Alonso, Marcel Tanner and David Schellenberg . Evaluating the effectiveness of IPTi on malaria using routine health information from sentinel health centres in southern Tanzania. Malaria journal 10:41 (2011)

4. Joanna R. M. Armstrong Schellenberg,* Kizito Shirima, Werner Maokola, Fatuma Manzi, Mwifadhi Mrisho,Adiel Mushi, Hassan Mshinda, Pedro Alonso, Marcel Tanner, and David M. Schellenberg. Community Effectiveness of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Infants (IPTi) in Rural Southern Tanzania. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 82(5), 2010, pp. 772 V781

5. Diana Faini, Werner Maokola, Hansjakob Furrer, Christoph Hatz, Manuel Battegay, Marcel Tanner, David W. Denning and Emilio Letang. Burden of Fungal Infections in Tanzania. Mycoses Volume 58(S5), 2015 pp 70-79

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