Elia Mmbaga

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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts Hus 0450 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
    • HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections
    • Key and Vulnerable Population
    • HBV, and HCV
    • Risk Sexual Behaviors 
  • Global Health 
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
    • Nutrition Transition and NCD
    • Cancer Epidemiology 
  • Health System Evaluation in Developing Countries
  • Translational/ Implementation Science Studies

Courses taught

  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Epidemiological Designs
  • Research Methodology
  • Global Health
  • Respondent Driven Sampling Methodology

Education Background

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship (Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, USA)
  • PhD in Epidemiology (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • MPhil in International Health (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

Awards

  • IAS Injecting Drug Use Annual Research Prize-2019
  • Scientia Marie Currie Fellow-2017
  •  Harvard Global Scholar Fellowship-2012
  •  Demographic Health Survey Junior faculty Fellowship in Population Health-2011
  • European Foundation for Neglected Tropical Diseases Research Fellowship-2010
  • Best Final Year Doctor of Medicine Degree  Award-Ministry of Health, Tanzania-1999

Partners

  • Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, Tanzania
  • Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, German
  • National AIDS Control Program, Tanzania
  • University of California at San Francisco, USA

 

 

Tags: Global South, Global health

Publications

  • Magodi, Richard; Mmbaga, Elia John; Masaga, Julius; Lyimo, Dafrosa; Mfuru, Alex & Abade, Ahmed (2019). Factors associated with non-uptake of measles-rubella vaccine second dose among children under five years in Mtwara district council, Tanzania, 2017. Pan African Medical Journal.  ISSN 1937-8688. . doi: 10.11604/pamj.2019.33.67.17055 Show summary
  • Rubagumya, Fidelis; Nyagabona, Sarah; Msami, Khadija; Murinakiza, A; Leyna, Germana Henry; Mmbaga, Elia John & van Loon, Katherine (2019). Attitudes and Barriers to Research Among Oncology Trainees in East Africa. The Oncologist.  ISSN 1083-7159. . doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2018-0805 Show summary
  • Joachim, Agricola; Moyo, Sabrina John; Nkinda, Lillian; Majigo, Mtebe; Rugarabamu, Sima; Mkashabani, Elizabeth G; Mmbaga, Elia John; Mbembati, Naboth; Aboud, Said & Lyamuya, Eligius F (2018). Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus among health care workers in tertiary and regional hospitals in Dar es Salam, Tanzania. International Journal of Microbiology.  ISSN 1687-918X.  2018 . doi: 10.1155/2018/5058390
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Deardorff, Katrina; Mushi, Beatrice; Mgisha, Willium; Hiatt, Robert & van Loon, Katherine (2018). Characteristics of Esophageal Cancer Cases in Tanzania.. Journal of Global Oncology (JGO).  ISSN 2378-9506. . doi: 10.1200/JGO.2016.006619 Show summary
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Leyna, Germana Henry; Moen, Kåre & Leshabari, M.T. (2018). HIV Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  ISSN 1525-4135. . doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001593 Show summary
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Moen, Kåre; Leyna, Germana Henry; Mpembeni, Rose & Leshabari, Melkizedeck T. (2017). HIV prevalence and associated risk factors among men who have sex with men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  ISSN 1525-4135.  77(3), s 243- 249 . doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001593 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Moen, Kåre; Makyao, Neema & Leshabari, Melkizedeck T. (2017). Prevalence and predictors of human immunodeficiency virus and selected sexually transmitted infections among people who inject drugs in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A new focus to get to zero. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  ISSN 0148-5717.  44(2), s 79- 84 . doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000555 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Moen, Kåre; Makyao, Neema; Mpembeni, Rose & Leshabari, Melkizedeck T. (2017). HIV and STIs among men who have sex with men in Dodoma municipality, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study. Sexually Transmitted Infections.  ISSN 1368-4973.  93(5), s 314- 319 . doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2016-052770 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Leyna, Germana Henry; Moen, Kåre; Dodo, MJ & Leshabari, Melkizedeck T. (2012). Sexual Practices and Perceived Susceptibility to HIV Infection among Men who have Sex with Men in Dar es Salaam, Mainland Tanzania. Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research.  ISSN 2155-6113.
  • Leyna, Germana Henry; Mmbaga, Elia John; Mnyika, Kagoma S; Hussain, Akhtar & Klepp, Knut Inge (2010). Food insecurity is associated with food consumption patterns and anthropometric measures but not serum micronutrient levels in adults in rural Tanzania. Public Health Nutrition.  ISSN 1368-9800.  13(9), s 1438- 1444 . doi: 10.1017/S1368980010000327
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Leyna, Germana Henry; Mnyika, KS; Hussain, Akhtar & Klepp, Knut Inge (2009). Prevalence and predictors of failure to return for HIV-1 post-test counseling in the era of antiretroviral therapy in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: challenges and opportunities. AIDS Care.  ISSN 0954-0121.  21(2), s 160- 167 . doi: 10.1080/09540120801982905
  • Leyna, Germana Henry; Mmbaga, Elia John; Mnyika, KS & Klepp, Knut Inge (2008). Validation of the Radimer/Cornell food insecurity measure in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Public Health Nutrition.  ISSN 1368-9800.  11, s 684- 689 . doi: 10.1017/S1368980007001267
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Leyna, Germana Henry; Hussain, Akhtar; Mnyika, KS; Sam, NE & Klepp, Knut Inge (2008). The role of in-migrants in the increasing rural HIV-1 epidemic: results from a village population survey in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. International Journal of Infectious Diseases.  ISSN 1201-9712.  12(5), s 519- 525 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2008.02.007
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Leyna, Germana Henry; Mnyika, KS & Klepp, Knut Inge (2008). Sexually transmitted infections knowledge and its impact in the practice of risky sexual behaviours and HIV serostatus: results from rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Sexually Transmitted Infections.  ISSN 1368-4973.  84 . doi: 10.1136/sti.2007.029488
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Hussain, Akhtar; Leyna, Germana Henry; Mnyika, KS; Sam, NE & Klepp, Knut Inge (2007). Prevalence and risk factors for HIV-I infection in rural Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania: Implications for prevention and treatment. BMC Public Health.  ISSN 1471-2458.  7 . doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-7-58
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Leyna, Germana Henry; Mnyika, KS; Akhtar, Hussain & Klepp, Knut Inge (2007). Education attainment and the risk of HIM infections in rural Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania, 1991-2005: A reversed association. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  ISSN 0148-5717.  34, s 947- 953
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Hussain, Akhtar; Leyna, Germana Henry; Klouman, Elise; Masenga, Elisante J.; Sam, Noel; Mnyika, Kagoma S & Klepp, Knut Inge (2006). Incidence of HIV-1 infection and changes in prevalence of reproductive tract infections and sexual risk behaviours: a population-based longitudinal study in rural Tanzania. African Journal of AIDS Research.  ISSN 1608-5906.  5(3), s 281- 288

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Projects

  • Pragmatic Trial for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis role out in Tanzania-PREPTA