Joan J Rugemalila
Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania
Joan J Rugemalila is a Medical Specialist working at the Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Internal Medicine at Muhimbili National Hospital. She has 6 years’ experience managing advanced HIV patients, adverse effects and treatment failure of antiretroviral therapy. She is also working with National Institute of Medical research, Tanzania and St George’s University of London to conduct research on major HIV co- infections, Cryptococcal meningitis and tuberculosis. She has a special interest in clinical research aiming at addressing challenges of HIV therapy. She attained her Doctor of Medicine and Master of Medicine degrees from Tumaini University, Tanzania and holds a Post-graduate Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Fellowship Training in Global Health Leadership. She also serves as a member of the technical working group and clinicalsubcommittee, care and treatment,National AIDS Control Program.