Dr Frida Ngalesoni
I am a public health specialist and medical doctor with experience in working both in the Tanzania health care system and global health matters particularly in health system strengthening and policy analysis. My research experience has been based mainly in the evaluation of health care services, equity, financing and other policy-related studies.
Currently, I am the lead, for the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation portfolio overseeing 25 projects spanning from Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (RMNCH), Human Resource for Health (HRH), HIV/AIDS, Community Based Surveillance, Nutrition and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH). In this capacity, I am responsible for technical backstopping in the monitoring and evaluation systems in Amref areas of operations, leads all project evaluations, designing and implementation of operational researches and identification, analysis and packaging of strategic information from Amref interventions.
I am also the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) collaborator for Tanzania in the University of Washington from which I am engaged in scientific efforts to quantify Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors and the horonary lecturer with the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in the School of Public Health and Social Sciences.
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