In collaboration with the Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
The mission of the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit is to contribute to improving health through the development and evaluation of interventions against HIV and other health problems by conducting research, including clinical trials, to the highest international standards; to enhance the capacity to carry out such research in Tanzania and… Read More
The Unit recognises that most health problems are caused by a complex interplay of multiple biological and social causes. As a result, the Unit promotes the pursuit of multidisciplinary research, applying both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Read More
The Unit is committed to conducting research which will generate the knowledge required to address the most important public health problems affecting Tanzania and the East African region. Read More
In pursuing activities to meet its mission, the Unit recognises the critical need to train local research scientists to become leaders capable of conducting research to the highest international standards and attracting international research funding. Read More
Tanton C, Weiss HA, Le Goff J, Changalucha J, Rusizoka M, Baisley K, Everett D, Ross DA, Belec L, Hayes RJ...
New deputy Director at MITU
In August 2012, Dr George Pray-God joined the Unit to work as a Deputy Scientific Director. George is a senior clinical epidemiologist with over 10 years experience in public health research, based at NIMR, Mwanza centre. During this time he has conducted research and published scientific papers on Tuberculosis, HIV, nutrition, and the link between diabetes mellitus and Tuberculosis...
MITU board meeting 2013