Elia Mmbaga

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Phone +47 22850632
Mobile phone +4747728384
Room 178
Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts Hus 0450 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
    • HIV, HBV, HCV and Sexually Transmitted Infections
    • Key and Vulnerable Population
    • Risk Sexual Behaviors 
  • Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention in Developing Countries 
    • Esophagial, beast, colorectal and prostate cancer
    • Cancer Genetics
  • Global Health
  • Health System Evaluation in Developing Countries
  • Translational/ Implementation Science Studies

Courses taught

  • MED1100-Medisinstudiet Module 1- Public Health
  • MED5600- Medicine- Module 6 Global Health
  • MF9295- Global Health for PhD
  • INTHE4117- Global Epidemics
  • MF9010E-Introduction Course to the Medical PhD Programme

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)


  • 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


  • 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
  • University of Whitwatersrand, South Africa 


Tags: Global South, Global health
Published Aug. 14, 2019 11:01 AM - Last modified Sep. 15, 2021 1:57 PM


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