Dr. Elininganya J. Kweka
Msc. (Parasitol/Entomol) (Tumaini), Phd(Tumaini) Visiting Lecturer
Eliningaya John Kweka graduated a BSc degree in Chemistry and Biology with Education from University of Dar-Es- Salaam in November, 1999. He did MSc in Medical Entomology and Parasitology from Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College University of Tumaini University in November, 2006 and a PhD in Medical Entomology from Makumira University and California University, Irvine Campus in 2012. He has done post doctorial training in Mosquito Ecology in collaboration with Swedish University of Agriculture and National institute for medical Research from August, 2012 to August, 2014.
Dr. Kweka has worked as a Research assistant (Trainee Entomologist), Joint malaria programme at Kilimanjaro Christian medical University (2001-2006), Research Scientist, Ifakara Health Institute (2006-2007). Research scientist, TPRI (2008-2012), Visiting research scientist, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya (February, 2009- December, 2011), Principal Research Scientist at TPRI (2012- to date). He is currently a Senior lecturer at CUHAS (2012 to date), Tanzania.
His research interest is on Vector Ecology and control, Epidemiological studies on Malaria, alternative pesticides, filariasis and arbovirus Infections.