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Prof. Sayoki Mfinanga
TB Work Package Coordinator
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Prof Sayoki Mfinanga is a global health and clinical research expert, mainly in Public Health, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine with over 20 years research experience. He is the Centre Director and Chief Research Scientist for the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Muhimbili Centre in Tanzania and Honorary Professor of Global Health at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM). He has led high-impact multi-centre Clinical trials that have identified novel biomedical treatment and prevention strategies that are practical, low-cost and effective, which have been incorporated into national and World Health Organization guidelines and led to changes in clinical practice in Africa, in particularly TB and HIV. He has published 189 scientific articles in international Journals, including the Lancet and New England Journals. He supervises and mentors fellows at NIMR, LSTM, the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Tanzania. He leads-Co/led research capacity building networks, including, RESPOND AFRICA (, TB node of excellence of East Africa under East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research (EACCR: and Afrique One ASPIRE (

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