Dr. Khadija Yahya Malima

Khadija Yahya Malima is a Chief Research Officer and a consultant epidemiologist at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). She has over 15 years working experience at both International and national level.

In the epidemiology field, she had established the baseline magnitude of HIV/AIDS and STIS in a remote rural setting in Tanzania, promoted MNCH health interventions with focus on HIV/AIDS prevention; Lead HIV/AIDS community prevention and influenced acceptance of voluntary HIV testing and initiated HIV Triple combination therapy in the under-served area. For the past10 years she has been part of technical teams in health interventions, data analysis and technical adviser for the National AIDS Control Program and at TACAIDS, National Bureau of Statistics on MNCH and Nutrition data and the National Institute of Medical Research and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences on bioethics.