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Dr. Dominick Mboya

PS03_Mboya_squareDr. Dominick Mboya

Dominick Mboya has over 25 years experience as medical practice and teaching, currently employed as a research scientist at Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania, responsible for coordinating Health System Quality Improvement initiatives implemented by Ifakara Health Institute through Initiative to Strengthen Affordability and Quality of Health Care (ISAQH). The initiative is funded by Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development. Apart from that he is the Intervention coordinator for the Connect project designed to test the model of trained and paid Community Health Workers to accelerate achievement of MDG 4 & 5, the project is funded by Doris Duke Foundation and Comic Relief.

He has extensive clinical and teaching experience, prior to joining Ifakara Health Institute, Dominick was employed by Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, as medical doctor and tutor in clinical officers training institutions from 1987 to 2008 where he served as Dean of studies. In collaboration with the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme, he coordinated and facilitated capacity building trainings to health care providers on Tuberculosis and Leprosy and TB/HIV. He is a national trainer for Regional and District Health Management Teams, Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) both conventional and Computerized Adaptation Training Tool (ICATT), Community based health insurance scheme at district levels. He is a founding member and board chair of LUPA a non- governmental no-profit organization promoting quality education in remote districts, member of the district education board and member of medical and public association of Tanzania. His interest are in area of health system strengthening and quality of health care

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