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GARP: Tanzania


GARP-Tanzania began in 2012, and continues under the leadership of Professor Said Aboud at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS).

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Situation Analysis

Situation Analysis and Recommendations: Antibiotic Use and Resistance in Tanzania (2015)

Full Report

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Quick Facts

Secretariat: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Chair: Professor Said Aboud, Associate Professor of Microbiology, MUHAS
Vice Chair: Professor Robinson Mdegela, Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University
Coordinator: Vacant
Inaugural meeting: 2012

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Research

Christopher A, Mshana SE, Kidenya BR, Hokororo A and Morona D. Bacteremia and resistant Gram-negative pathogens among under-fives in Tanzania. Ital J Pediatr 2013;39:27.
Coles CL, Mabula K, Seidman JC, Levens J, Mkocha H, et al. Mass distribution of azithromycin for trachoma control is associated with increased risk of azithromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in young children 6 months after treatment. Clin Infect Dis 2013;56(11):1519-26.
Fredrick F, Francis JM, Fataki M and Maselle SY. Aetiology, antimicrobial susceptibility and predictors of urinary tract infection among febrile under-fives at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania. African Journal of Microbiology Research 2013;7(12):1029–1034.
Gwimile JJ, Shekalaghe SA, Kapanda GN and Kisanga ER. Antibiotic prescribing practice in management of cough and/or diarrhoea in Moshi Municipality, Northern Tanzania: cross-sectional descriptive study. The Pan African Medical Journal 2012;12(103):103.
Kabandika, T. Evaluation of availability and cost of essential antibiotics for pediatrics in Mbeya, Tanzania. Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. 2012.
Katakweba AAS, Mtambo MMA, Olsen JE and Muhairwa AP. Awareness of human health risks associated with the use of antibiotics among livestock keepers and factors that contribute to selection of antibiotic resistance bacteria within.

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Working Group

Chair
Prof. Said Aboud, Associate Professor of Microbiology, MUHAS

Vice-Chair
Prof. Robinson Mdegela, Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University

Working Group Members
Dr. Pastory Dulla, Veterinarian, Veterinary Council of Tanzania Member, Veterinary Pharmaceutical Committee Chairman, Farmcare Clinician
Siana Gideon, Head of Pharmaceutical management and Support, Ministry of Health and Social welfare
Dr. Abdu Hayghaimo, Assistant Director of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries
Prof. Rudovick Kazwala, Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health, Sokoine University
Prof. Domnick Kambarage, Professor of Policy, Sokoine University of Agriculture
Mr. Jafary Liana, Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets Program Coordinator, Management Sciences for Health
Ms. Mary Masanja, Pharmacovigilance, Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority
Dr. Sayoki Mfinanga, Director of Muhimbili Station, National Institute for Medical Research, MUHAS
Mr. Youze G Mlavwasi, Head of Pharmacy Unit, Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Doreen Mloka, Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, MUHAS
Dr. Fausta Mosha, Director, National Health Laboratory
Dr. Stephen Mshana, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences
Dr. Hamisi Nikuli, National Aquatic Animal Health Coordinator, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries
Dr. Balthazar Nyombi, Senior Lab Scientist, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
Dr. Eva Ombaka, Pharmacist, Action on Antibiotic Resistance (ReAct) Adviser
Mr. Winna Shango, Acting Chief Pharmacist, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Dr. Meshack Shimwella, Clinician, Amana Hospital
Mr. Richard Silumbe, Pharmacist, Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets Program (ADDO) Coordinator, Pharmacy Council
Dr. Edda Vuhahula, Senior Lecturer, Department of Pathology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences