Mussa Kelvin Nsanya
Mussa Kelvin Nsanya is a medical doctor and is currently undertaking a part time postgraduate training (MSc in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research) at Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA. Before joining NIMR/MITU, he worked as a clinician and teaching staff on psychiatry and mental health at Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania and at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College in Moshi, Tanzania.
Since joining MITU in 2014, he has been working as a field intervention officer in the MRC funded health systems research project which aimed to assess the impact of an intervention package to improve health services for hypertension and diabetes mellitus in north western Tanzania. In this role, he has been working with district health managers as well as health care workers at all health facilities under the study to ensure smooth implementation and long term sustainability of the intervention. Over the past few years of working at MITU, he has developed interest in research on non-communicable diseases among adolescents and young people.