Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
Longitudinal Quality of Life Study Among Participants with AID-Associated Kapos Sarcoma at Bugando Medical Centre
This is a project for AID Malignancy Consortium (AMC) who are in collaboration with Bugando Medical Centre (BMC), AMC is a National Cancer Institute-supported clinical trial group founded in 1995 to support innovative trials for AIDS-related cancers.
The AMC mission is to investigate new treatment and prevention interventions for malignancies in people living with HIV and to study the pathobiology of these tumors in the context of clinical trials.
The goal of this project is to evaluate the longitudinal quality of life of participants with HIV-associated KS during treatment with vincristine and bleomycin at single institution in East Africa.
Clinical and pattern of peripheral lymphadenopathy in HIV-infected patients in Northern Tanzania
This is the project under Duke University Global Cancer Program who are jointly supported by the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) and the Duke Global Health Institute(DGHI),
the program has partnered with three international sites to assist with capacity-building in care and research; the Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza Tanzania, the Tata Medical Centre in Kolkata India, and the Barretos Cancer Hospital in Brazil. Bugando Medical Cancer Centre is an important partner as evidenced by the placement of a full-time faculty member on-site, Dr.Kristin Schroeder.
The goal of this project is to better understand the clinical and pathological pattern of peripheral lymphadenopathy of HIV-infected patients in northern Tanzania.
Developing Capacity for Pediatric Cancer Clinical Research in Tanzania
This project is also under Duke University Global Cancer Program. Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) and Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) launched the Duke Global Cancer Program to expand cancer care, prevention, research, and education in low-and middle –income countries. Establishing a global cancer research initiative serves to consolidate and build upon ongoing efforts by Duke Faculty and trainees interested in contributing to best practices in clinical care, institutional support for capacity-building, and disseminating innovation in global cancer.
• The goal of this project is the development of a clinical database to evaluate treatment response and outcomes for patients with pediatric cancer at Bugando Medical Centre.
• To assess the feasibility of next generation sequencing of solid tumor samples from Tanzania.
Time to Act: Implementation Strategies for Breast-Cancer Control in Africa
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is in collaboration with Bugando Medical Centre (BMC)
The goal of this project is to assess multi-level contextual factors affecting successful implementation of breast cancer control program in Mwanza, Tanzania.
Creating Awareness of childhood Cancer .A Tanzania Grassroots Approach
The goal of this project is to improve diagnosis rates of pediatric cancer in Tanzania in order to increase access to treatment.