Prof. Mark Rweyemamu

Professor Mark M. Rweyemamu


Executive Director, SACIDS Foundation for One Health

Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.


Mark Rweyemamu is the Executive Director of the SACIDS Foundation for One Health[1] (SACIDS) at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. He is a veterinarian and specialist in infectious diseases. He is a Visiting Professor at both Sokoine University in Tanzania and the Royal Veterinary College in London, UK. Previously, Mark had undertaken or led research work in governmental programmes in his home country, Tanzania, and thereafter inter-governmental organisations and in veterinary pharmaceutical industry. (more…)

Prof Dominic Kambarage

Professor Dominic Kambarage,

Former Deputy Vice Chancellor at SUA and former Vice Chancellor, Mwalimu Nyerere University.

Founder Deputy Director (Animal Health) for SACIDS

Prof Esron Karimuribo

Prof Esron Karimuribo


SACIDS Foundation for One Health,

Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro


Esron Karimuribo is a veterinarian and Professor of Veterinary One Health Epidemiology at Sokoine University of Agriculture. Currently he leads the Digital and Data Sciences programme at SACIDS Foundation for One Health and is also a Director for Research and Postgraduate Studies at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). He has long standing national, (more…)

Prof. Gerald Misinzo

Professor Gerald Misinzo

BVM, MSc. Mol. Bio, PhD

SACIDS Foundation for One Health,

Sokoine University of Agriculture

Gerald Misinzo is Professor of Virology at Sokoine University of Agriculture. From 2021 he has also been awarded the Oliver.R. Tambo Africa Research Chair for Viral Epidemics, by the South Africa National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) in partnership with the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH), (more…)

Dr Elizabeth H Shayo

Dr Elizabeth H Shayo

Principal Research Scientist

National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)



Dr Elizabeth H Shayo is a Principal Research Scientist1 of the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) with BA, MA (Social Sciences and Medical Anthropology), PhD on International Health and a Post-Doctoral Research on health systems. Dr Shayo has worked with NIMR for 21 years in different health research projects both quantitative and qualitative in nature addressing communicable and non-communicable diseases, (more…)