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Williams Makunde

About Williams Makunde

National Institute for Medical Research

Williams is a Tanzanian physician by profession, married with two children, conducting research, teaching and attending patients. He is also the head of Global health Department.

His area of research is Tropical Medicine focusing on Lymphatic filariasis (wolbachia endosymbionts & genetics), HIV/AIDS.


[Principal Research scientist at the Department of Global Health],
[NIMR Tanga centre], [Tanga, Tanzania]
[Researcher], [Employer NIMR], [Tanga, Tanzania] [1991—2015]
[Reseracher], [Employer NIMR], [Tanga, Tanzania] [1991—2015]
[Researcher], [Employer NIMR], [Tanga , Tanzania] [1991—2015]


[PhD in New Approaches to the treatment of bancroftian filariasis], 
[University of Liverpool], [Liverpool UK ]
[MMed], [Liverpool University], [Liverpool, UK] [1993—1996]
[MD ],[University of Orient], [Santiago de Cuba, Cuba] [1981—1986]