Mariam M. Mirambo, PhD; is Associate Professor in Immunology of Infectious diseases. She is among the first two members who established the department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS) and she has been heading the department for the past three years. Currently, she is also serving as a Secretary of the joint CUHAS/BMC research ethics and review committee (CREC) and a member of the national technical working group on surveillance of zoonotic and emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases under “One Health” program in Tanzania. She has served as external examiner for the number of East African Universities
Stephen E. Mshana is a professor of Clinical Microbiology and Consultant Clinical Microbiologist at the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS), and the Bugando Medical Centre (BMC). He is currently a Deputy Vice Chancellor- Planning, Finance and Administration (DVC-PFA) at CUHAS. He is also a member of National antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Multi-sectoral Coordinating Committee (MCC) and chairperson of Tanzania National Immunization Technical Advisory Group. To date, he has mentored a good number of undergraduate, masters and PhD students in the field of infectious diseases. He has examined a good number of postgraduate students and has served as External examiner in various universities in East Africa.
Jeremiah Seni is an Associate Professor of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases at the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS) and Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) in Mwanza, Tanzania. He is currently serving as the Director of Postgraduate Studies at CUHAS. He has previously served as the Associate Dean – Weill Bugando School of Medicine (January 2018 – November 2018), and the Head of Department of Microbiology and Immunology (July 2014 to January 2018). For the past twelve years, his research focus has been to delineate dynamics of multi-drug resistant bacteria, viral and fungal infections of public health importance, setting-up hospital based disease surveillance systems, evaluating cost-effective diagnostics, developing evidence-based guidelines on infectious diseases treatment, prevention and control.
Martha F. Mushi is a Senior Lecturer of Microbiology and immunology and a consultant medical Microbiologist at Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences and Bugando Medical Centre. She is a BMLS coordinator and She is the chairperson of MYCAFRICA; a network to promote medical mycology in Africa. In addition, she is serving as technical consultant of National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) and Health Laboratory Practitioner Council (HLPC). To date, she has supervised a good number of undergraduate and post graduate students at CUHAS. She has examined good number of M.Med/MPH theses and served as external examiner for several universities.
lecturer in the department of microbiology and immunology at the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences.
I hold a doctor of human medicine degree (2009-2014) from the Catholic University of health and allied sciences (CUHAS) and masters of medicine in Microbiology and Immunology from the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.
My areas of interests
My interests are in the areas of antimicrobial resistances and virology.
DOI:10.7759/cereus.2993. PMID:30245947 PMCID: PMC6143372
Mr. Vitus Silago is a Health Laboratory Scientist in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Bugando School of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS). His research interest includes infectious diseases of the public health importance diagnostics. .View some of his publications and research works at