Ombeni Eliud Chimbe

Ombeni Eliud Chimbe

Research Scientist

Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research-Mbeya Medical Research Centre (NIMR-MMRC), Tanzania

Tel: +255753 200 290






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Research Keywords: 

TB vaccine, diagnostic and drug development trials



My name Is Ombeni Eliud Chimbe, I am Tanzania; 31years old man and married.

Professionally I am a medical doctor (MD) graduated at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Dar es Salaam in 2015. I did 1year internship for major department at Mbeya zonal referral hospital 2015-2016. After that I got one (1) year experience of practice at Mbalizi designated district hospital as medical officer at the outpatient department, mainly Diabetes and Cardiovascular clinics. Together with non-communicable diseases, I involved in coordinate Tuberculosis diagnosis and management activities. I joined NIMR-MMRC in 03rd January 2018 and assigned to the department of Tuberculosis and emerging to which I work under as study doctor.

Currently I am work as Clinical researcher coordinator in of the TB drug clinical trials, also a sub-investigator in one TB vaccine trial and other two TB drug trials at NIMR-MMRC. I am pursuing a master degree studies at the University of South Wales, distant learning since 2018 due to my special interest to serve community from diseases of public health importance both communicable and non communicable. I have developed as special interest to a TB disease in vaccine, diagnosis and newer, shorter regimen TB drugs.