Mussa Nsanya

Mussa Nsanya is a Research Scientist at the National Institute for Medical Research Mwanza Centre and the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit. He holds a degree in Medicine from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and a Master of Science degree in clinical epidemiology from Weill Cornell Medicine. His research interests are on adolescent health, including risk factors for poor health outcomes, health promotion, and barriers to health care seeking. As part of this training programme, he is pursuing his PhD at the Bugando Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences. His project aims to determine the incidence of high blood pressure and associated risk factors among school-attending adolescents in Mwanza city, Tanzania.