Columba Mbekenga

Associate Professor

Telephone: 255 222 122740

Publications

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in International Health, majoring in Maternal and Child Health,Uppsala University, Sweden, 2011
Master of Science in Public Health, Umeå International School of Public Health, Umea University, Sweden, 2004
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1999

Current areas of teaching

Maternal and Child Health/ Midwifery
Research Methods with great Interest in Qualitative Methods
Supervision of Research Dissertations, Community Health Nursing and Midwifery Projects

Research interests

Women’s and Children’s Health
Community and Public Health
Ethical Issues in Genomic Research

Experience

Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, 2015 – 2017
Coordinator (MSc Midwifery and Women’s Health Courses), Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, 2015 – 2017
Head, Community Health Nursing Department, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, 2009 – 2015
Visiting Researcher/ Lecturer, Uppsala University, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala, Sweden, 2011 – 2017
Lecturer, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, 2011 – 2017
Assistant Lecturer, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, 2004 – 2011
Tutorial Assistant, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, 2002 – 2004
Assistant Lecturer, Hubert Kairuki Memorial University, 2001 – 2002

Professional associations

Board Member, Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Council
Member, Tanzania National Nurses Association
Member, Tanzania Midwives Association
Member, Tanzania Public Health Association

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